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MOWCTX Names Nick Weynand to Board of Directors

Meals on Wheels Central Texas announces that Nick Weynand, Founder and President of Trademark Media, has been appointed to the nonprofit’s board of directors.

MOWCTX and Brakes To Go Join Forces to Help Homebound Older Adults

Brakes To Go, Austin’s mobile brake repair business, has partnered with Meals on Wheels Central Texas to nourish and enrich the lives of homebound older adults. Under the partnership, Brakes To Go will donate $1 from each brake service to Meals on Wheels Central Texas (MOWCTX) to support our life-sustaining programs. This contribution is expected to raise approximately $5,000 a year for MOWCTX, which translates into the purchase, preparation, and packaging of 2,000 nutritious meals.

Texas Department of Agriculture Provides Emergency Support to Meals on Wheels Texas

Meals on Wheels Texas is thrilled by a contribution of $75,000 provided by the Texas Department of Agriculture to support the Meals on Wheels Texas Disaster Relief Fund. This funding allowed Meals on Wheels Texas to immediately purchase 18,000 shelf stable meals which were provided last week to local Meals on Wheels programs and delivered to those most in need. It will also reimburse an additional 4,850 shelf stable meals that were made by fellow Meals on Wheels providers and sent to disaster impacted areas.

Harvey Disaster Relief and MOWCTX

Meals on Wheels Central Texas is working with partner organizations to provide life-sustaining services to these neighbors in need.

Hurricane Harvey and Meal Deliveries

Update on Hurricane Harvey: We are currently monitoring weather reports. As of now, meal deliveries are scheduled for Monday, August 28. This could change if the Austin-area experiences flooding. We will update our social media and send out emails should there be any changes.