OUR RESPONSE TO COVID-19

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Our Response to COVID-19

July 7, 2020

Meals on Wheels Central Texas is committed to protecting the health and safety of our clients, volunteers, and staff. Towards that end, our agency is closely monitoring the current global spread of the coronavirus or COVID-19 and its impact on our community.

Thank you, FlexRadio!

July 6, 2020

During the month of May, FlexRadio ran a sales promotion where-in a percentage of all radio sales were donated to Meals on Wheels Central Texas in support of the organizations growing needs during the pandemic.  In addition, outreach was provided to encourage individuals and employees to donate on their own.  Not only did this campaign raise $11,000 for MOWCTX, but it raised awareness with the Central Texas amateur community and employees of the benefits of MOWCTX programs to our senior and homebound communities. 

Senior Transportation and Courier Service Coming to Austin Texas

July 2, 2020

As part of the Ford Mobility City One Challenge, SendaRide has teamed up with the St. David’s Foundation and Transit Empowerment Fund to pilot their customized door-to-door non-emergency medical transportation and courier service.  SendaRide will partner with Meals on Wheels Central Texas, United Way for Greater Austin, Family Eldercare, Senior Access and WellMed to provide customized service for their senior programs. 

Helping Homebound Heroes - July

July 1, 2020

Douglas Lyon spent his working life serving his nation. First, he joined the U.S. Army as an enlisted man in 1961, eventually working his way up to the rank of Colonel. Then, after retiring from the Army in 1987, he spent years working for the Veterans Administration as a dental periodontist.

Thank you, St. David’s Foundation!

June 30, 2020

The mission of the St. David’s Foundation is to create healthier lives for all Central Texans. Amidst the ongoing pandemic, the Foundation remains fiercely committed to the cause. As a generous supporter of Meals on Wheels Central Texas for many years, the Foundation continues to partner with us as we provide care to those most vulnerable.