2018 Marks Our 50th Anniversary

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In June of 1968, Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud served its first meals. Eleven meals to be exact. It’s safe to say we’ve come a long way since those early days. We are so proud of what this organization has accomplished since 1968.

How best to adequately thank and recognize all those who have been a part of this journey over the years? Let’s try to imagine how many nutritious meals have been served throughout our community since opening day. This year alone we’ll be serving just under 100,000 meals! Just think of the impact these meals and daily contact have had in people’s lives.

How many remarkable volunteers - past and present - have volunteered their time, enthusiasm, and love for this organization. Drivers, kitchen helpers, administrative assistants, and the invaluable support and direction of our volunteer board members throughout the years. Every volunteer has, in their own way, made an indelible mark upon this organization.

Think of all the supporters in our community and elsewhere - those who have generously donated without hesitation year after year, and the foundations and organizations who have provided critical funding over the years. These sources of funding provide the very groundwork of our efforts.

Our dedicated staff members who have worked tirelessly over the years: kitchen, administrative, and executive directors. Fifty years with each person leaving their imprint upon this organization - everyone has been a part of this incredible evolution.

We hope you will share our story of impact and purpose with your neighbors, family and friends, and colleagues.

We’d like everyone to join with us as we unveil memorable ways to celebrate our 50th in 2018. We encourage you to remain or become active in our organization in your own way.

Our mission of providing nutrition, promoting independence and enriching lives at Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud could not be more important or relevant, so we ask “won’t you join us as we begin our next 50 years?”
 

Colorado Gives Day - 2017

Are you ready to have an impact? Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Last year you helped raise over $18,000 for Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud. That was enough to feed eight seniors for a year.

Our goal for Colorado Gives Day 2017 is $22,360. Help us meet that goal to fully fund a year of meals for 10 seniors!  

Join the fun and visit our Colorado Gives page to make a pledge today! 

Help us hit our goal of funding a year of meals for 10 seniors!

Thank you very much for your support.

Santa for Seniors!

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Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud’s Santa for Seniors Project starts a little earlier this year to give everyone in the community a chance to participate in brightening the holidays for someone special.

Meals on Wheels is now accepting donations weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm. Our office is located at 437 Garfield Avenue in Loveland.

Suggested donations: new blankets, couch throws, anything with a Bronco logo, diabetic socks, various sizes of men’s and women’s flannel shirts, pajamas, robes, slip-proof slippers, LED lanterns and flashlights, bathmats, towels, socks, gourmet coffee and tea sets, thermal spill-proof mugs and drink cups.

Gifts must be new and unwrapped to easily identify sizes. Monetary donations will be used for gifts or meal sponsorship.

Thank you for helping Meals on Wheels help Santa do his job, and spread moments of joy during the holidays. For more information call Jenny McKalko, Santa for Seniors Program Administrator, at 970.667.0311 or email: jenny@lovelandmealsonwheels.org.