Heidi Pickerell, President & CEO
Mission Statement: We exist to nourish the elderly and / or homebound people in our community.
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday
- Home delivered meals are available on a short – term or long – term basis in Shawnee and Jefferson counties, including rural areas. Some individuals may receive meals seven days a week.
- Good nutrition and safety checks can help ensure avoidance of hospitalizations, re-hospitalizations, and nursing facility placements. They also help manage chronic diseases and independence.
Eligibility: Persons 60+ years of age who are homebound or isolated, or a caretaker / spouse of a 60+ individuals, as long as it is in the person’s best interest. Cost-shared meals are available regardless of age.
How to Apply: Call (785) 295-3980 or visit our website at www.mowks.org
Fees: Client donations toward the cost of meals are suggested but no eligible person will be turned down regardless of the inability to pay.
Funding: Federal, state, local agencies, fundraising and grants as well as client contributions