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Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc.


Subsidizing the cost of nutritious daily meals to approximately 3,000 homebound elders throughout Contra Costa. Volunteers deliver approximately 600,000 meals to these seniors annually allowing them to remain in the comfort and security of their own homes.

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Success Story

George J. is an incredible client. He is blind and still lives in his own home at 110 years of age. We thought he was amazing when we featured him in our newsletter at age 103. Now he is the fourth oldest living American. George depends on Meals on Wheels and a 3 day a week housekeeper to help him manage and remain independent. George is a World War I Veteran, who listens to the radio every day to keep up on news and sports. He follows the war news carefully and relates to the plight of a soldier in wartime.