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Citymeals-on-Wheels raises private funds to ensure no homebound elderly New Yorker will ever go a day without food or human company. Last year, our family of contributors helped us bring 1.7 million nutritious meals to 16,918 frail aged in every borough of New York City. In addition, more than 1,200 volunteers collectively spent 42,000 hours visiting and delivering meals to New Yorks frail aged. Citymeals funds 31 community-based agencies that bring weekend, holiday and emergency meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers who can no longer shop or cook for themselves. Please remember, 100% of all public donations go to the preparation and delivery of meals.
Citymeals-on-Wheels provides a continuous lifeline of nutritious food and human company to homebound elderly New Yorkers in need, helping them to live with dignity in their own familiar homes and communities. Thanks to our partnership with the New York City Department for the Aging, along with gifts designated for administrative expenses, we can promise that 100% of all other donations will be used entirely for the preparation and delivery of meals.