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Aetna Foundation Supports MOWT Disaster Relief Fund

Meals on Wheels Texas is grateful for a contribution of $25,000 provided from the Aetna Foundation to support the Meals on Wheels Texas Disaster Relief Fund. This funding will allow Meals on Wheels Texas to support programs who are facing the long-term impacts of Hurricane Harvey.

“They Do More Than Just Bring Meals”

Occasionally, 87-year-old Conway Noren catches a city bus bound for the University of Texas. It’s a five-mile trip that carries him back to the days when he helped design buildings on the Forty Acres and across Austin. “That’s been so long ago that it’s like another lifetime," he says now.

KXAN Meteorologist Visits Mike’s Place

David Yeomans, KXAN’s weekday morning meteorologist, visited Mike’s Place recently to talk about the weather and climate in Central Texas and beyond.

MOWCTX Renovates Home for 111-Year-Old WWII Veteran

Mr. Overton, who is 111years old, prides himself on his ability to live independently.  He’s owned his home in East Austin since 1948 – a few years after he returned from his service in World War II.  The recent renovations to the house allow him to maintain his independence safely and with dignity.

“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.”