Edmonton Meals on Wheels

  This Featured Volunteer has a packed schedule. One thing that takes priority? Volunteering her time with our Store-to-Door grocery delivery program. Lynn was looking to give back to her community and after seeing a segment on Global News, decided that Edmonton Meals on Wheels was the right fit for her. Being out of Edmonton for work a large amount of the time, she knew that she needed something flexible, with evening hours. Being a Store-to-Door volunteer checked all of the boxes. Being able to see clients and the difference...

Join us in welcoming our Store-to-Door Program Coordinator, Susan! Susan comes to Edmonton Meals on Wheels with a large community background. From the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver to Skate Canada Alberta, Susan has worked and volunteered with some great community initiatives. She even had a taste of Meals on Wheels back in the 1990’s. Her career has since brought her full circle and we are lucky to have her back! Here, she will be training volunteers and pairing them with Store-to-Door clients that are just the right fit....

  When this Featured Volunteer retired, he was looking for a way to give back to his community. Little did he know, he’d be getting back so much more. Cal started volunteering with Edmonton Meals on Wheels nine years ago and has enjoyed it since his very first shift. “The ‘thanks’ from my clients on my first few routes were very satisfying”, he says. Cal became a Meal Delivery Driver on recommendation from his friends.  He’s continued for many reasons, one of them being how much he can help. “I...

Do you have extra produce growing in your garden? Edmonton Meals on Wheels is looking for fresh food donations to be used in our healthy, tasty meals! Growing an extra row in your garden is a fun and easy way to give back this summer to those who need it most. And it’s easy! You grow extra produce of any kind and any amount and drop it off at our office, then we take it and work it into our menu to add extra taste and freshness to different meals...

  It’s summertime and the living is easy. Maybe you’ve found yourself with a little time on your hands. Perhaps you’re wanting to give back to those within this amazing city. How about helping your homebound neighbours by supporting Edmonton Meals on Wheels? From artisan ice pop trucks to exploring the city by delivering meals, there are so many ways that you can give back this summer!   Grow an Extra Row in Your Garden Exercise that green thumb and plant some extra rows of produce! At Edmonton Meals on...

    This Featured Volunteer is a jack of all trades in our busy kitchen! Lena has been a loyal donor and volunteer with Edmonton Meals on Wheels since October of 1999. She was working at Virginia Park Apartments and saw a volunteer delivering meals within the building; she immediately thought to herself that this would be a great place for her to volunteer and give back.  What does she enjoy most about volunteering in the Edmonton Meals on Wheels kitchen? “I get to meet a lot of people. It...

Change. It moves us forward and makes way for bigger and better things. That is why Edmonton Meals on Wheels is happy to announce that we are making the change from hot to chilled meals, with our new Chef’s Choice Daily Meals. Don’t fret! We will still be serving our same healthy meals, but, if you can believe it, they will be even tastier. This exciting change will also allow us to service a significantly larger number of people in need. How will our Chef’s Choice Daily Meals improve in...

  Prep, deliver, change lives, repeat. At Edmonton Meals on Wheels, our volunteers deliver so much more than a meal. From isolation breaking visits, to preparing diet conscious meals, our services feed both the body and soul. Every day our kitchen is filled with friendly volunteers who are buzzing around and preparing healthy meals for those in need. From there, our amazing Meal Delivery Drivers hit the road to visit those in need within our city. It is because of the healthy meals being produced and the friendly visits from...

  It’s all about the special, little moments. That is this Featured Volunteer’s favourite part about being a Volunteer Delivery Driver and Store-to-Door Volunteer with Edmonton Meals on Wheels. Jean has been donating her time since 2017 on suggestion by her aunt and has been enjoying it ever since. Jean loves being someone that clients can talk to about their lives when she delivers their meals. “Being part of these small moments for clients is one of the hidden gems of being an Edmonton Meals on Wheels volunteer”, she says....

  National Volunteer Week is special to us, as it’s a week to recognize all of our hardworking volunteers. We couldn’t operate without the dedicated team who choose to volunteer their time to our cause, and to them, we are incredibly grateful. However, we want to draw your attention to a special group of team members who have certainly proved their loyalty to our clients and our cause. We’re talking about the 21 volunteers who have each spent more than 15 years volunteering at Edmonton Meals on Wheels. Pretty incredible!...