Eau Claire County Meals on Wheels program is running out of room

Eau Claire (WQOW) – The Aging and Disability Resource Center serves meals to homebound senior citizens in Eau Claire County. Recently, the group has extended its reach to parts of Chippewa County as well, but the Meals on Wheels program is running out of seats.

"We’ve been needing to do fundraising, because on January 1, we started leasing a kitchen out of a the Fall Creek nursing home," said Becky Hinzmann, representing the Meals on Wheels program. "So, we are making our own food from scratch now. We’re quickly outgrowing our refrigerator, freezers and delivery van space. So, we need to raise some money so we can expand."

Before the move to Fall Creek, the organization used to gather meals from HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, but they wanted more control over the quality of food served, and now, they are making up to 400 meals per day.

Related Story: Eau Claire County Meals on Wheels gets green light to become self-sufficient

So, Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire said it will match funds raised if Meals on Wheels can rally up $2,500.

If you’re interested in donating, see here.

adwpadmin

adwpadmin

More News

STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER
Osseo
50°
Menomonie
48°
Chetek
49°
Durand
Ladysmith
47°
Neillsville
48°
Rice Lake
47°
New Richmond
48°
Black River Falls
40°
Medford
River Falls
50°
Duluth
49°
Green Bay
48°
La Crosse
54°
Madison
46°
Milwaukee
49°
Twin Cities
54°
Weather Outlook: Slight warming trend continues before rain showers the midweek.

Weather Outlook: Slight warming trend continues before rain showers the midweek.

 Happy Fall! Saturday marks the first day of fall as the Fall Equinox takes place at 8:54PM. The Equinox happens

Connect With WQOW
Top Stories

UPDATE: 4 from Loyal, including 3 kids, killed in Apostle Island kayak incident

Sheriff Michael Brennan said Erik Fryman, 39, and his kids 3, 6 and 9-years-old died. The mom, Cari Mews, 29,

NEW: Missing Mondovi man found dead Wednesday afternoon

According to Mondovi Police Chief Colin Severson, the department is looking or Nathan D. Kummer who was reported missing by

UPDATE: Gas leak contained in Boyd

Boyd's fire chief told News 18 crews were digging up a leaking water line at Double D's Saloon and workers

Sex offender faces new charges in Eau Claire

A convicted sex offender living in Eau Claire is charged with two counts of first degree sexual assault of a

UPDATE: Middleton shooter was employee of business where he opened fire

The Middlelton Police department sent a phone message to residents about an active shooter.

Scroll to top
Skip to content