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“Give Me the Biggest Route You’ve Got”

When Jim Stutsman ran for Congress in 2008, his campaign took a different route than the traditional “shake hands and kiss babies” approach. He became a Meals on Wheels Central Texas volunteer. “I (had) joined an organization called Texans for Accountable Government….and we came up with a lot of volunteer things and one of the things that came up was Meals on Wheels.”

MOWCTX Takes “a Load Off of My Mind”

“I was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and we moved a lot, for reasons unknown. I used to say my daddy stole chickens and my mother told fortunes,” says Victoria Kashe with a chuckle. But that nomadic lifestyle obviously left a deep impression on her; after graduating from high school in Ft. Worth, she went to work for Braniff Airways as a flight attendant.

Church Volunteers Deliver Food and Fellowship

“Churches are gathering places, they’re gathering places where people come together to share in community. But community doesn’t end at our [church] doors; community is out beyond our doors.” That’s how Laura Tomaszewski describes how she and several other members of the St. Julian of Norwich Episcopal Church in Round Rock formed a Meals on Wheels volunteer team in 2016.

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.