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“It Makes Me Feel Kind of Special”

January 5, 2021

“I just fell in love with them.  They’re like family,” 97-year-old Maggie Bedford says of the dedicated Meals on Wheels Central Texas volunteers who deliver nutritious meals to her North Austin home.

Helping Homebound Heroes - January

December 31, 2020

“It means I have a place to call home,” says 66-year-old Charles Gibson of the house he bought in East Austin 20 years ago.

“I Don’t Feel Alone Anymore”

December 21, 2020

“I miss everything….the food…. the people,” Nelson Toala says wistfully. He’s talking about the job he loved – the one that allowed him the opportunity to cook for two U.S. Presidents, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, and the same job that provided him the means to buy a home.

Meals on Wheels Central Texas Receives $8 Million Grant from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

December 17, 2020

On Tuesday, December 15, author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced a grant of $8 million to Meals on Wheels Central Texas. The Austin-based agency is one of 384 recipients of Scott’s second large philanthropic giving initiative of the year.

Helping Homebound Heroes - December

December 3, 2020

“If it hadn’t been for Meals on Wheels Central Texas and The Home Depot Foundation, our house would have fallen apart,” says Marcia Rachford.