News

“The Volunteers are the Kindest People”

Meet Alvino and Rebecca Mendoza, the couple featured on the homepage of our website and in our latest impact report.

Weather Notice: Meal Deliveries Canceled on 1/16/2018

Icy roadways across the greater Austin area have prompted Meals on Wheels Central Texas (MOWCTX) to cancel meal deliveries for Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This past Friday, MOWCTX case managers contacted clients who are most at-risk for malnourishment to determine if they had food in the house and made arrangements to get food to them if they did not.

“She’s My Friend, She Takes Care of Me”

Jennifer Sandmann’s life drastically changed the moment her leg spontaneously snapped six years ago. “I was standing and it just broke,” she recalls.  The diagnosis was osteoporosis.  Her physical condition was so precarious doctors told her she would need attendant care in order to live on her own. 

First Family of Texas and Others Deliver Meals and Holiday Cheer

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, First Lady Cecilia Abbott, and their daughter, Audrey were among the 150 or so volunteers who delivered delicious meals and much-welcomed holiday cheer to hundreds of our homebound clients on Thanksgiving Day.

Statesman’s Season for Caring Helps MOWCTX Client

Bertha Foster, a 42-year-old Meals on Wheels Central Texas client, and her 15-year-old son, Donovan, are one of the families featured in this year’s Austin American Statesman’s Season for Caring campaign.