OUR RESPONSE TO COVID-19

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Thank you, AIR!

July 20, 2020

The American Institutes for Research is one of the largest social science research organizations in existence- and its mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world.  Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, experts at the American Institutes for Research – or AIR – have been sharing insights to help communities around the globe manage the coronavirus.

Thank you, TRIO Community Meals!

July 13, 2020

There is no shortage of heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic – and our wonderful partners at TRIO generously helped us recognize those selfless individuals through our recent Everyday Hero campaign.

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.