Americaneagle.com and Meals on Wheels Launch "March for Meals" Website
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - February 17, 2016) - This March, Meals on Wheels is having their annual "March for Meals" to celebrate the collaboration of local community organizations, businesses, all levels of government and compassionate individuals that ensure our seniors are not forgotten. Americaneagle.com is proud to have worked with Meals on Wheels on this very special project in building the new website, which was specifically created for this special month-long event.
It can be found at http://www.marchformeals.com.
"Collaborating with Meals on Wheels to launch MarchforMeals.com was a project that was especially important for Americaneagle.com. Our nation's seniors are a very special part of our country's fabric and working with Meals on Wheels to help deliver their message is a project that is dear to our hearts", said Shawn Griffin, spokesperson for Americaneagle.com.
On March 22, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed a new law that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965 and established a national nutrition program for senior citizens 60 years and older. For nearly five decades, these critical programs -- commonly referred to as Meals on Wheels -- have delivered nutritious meals and joy to homebound seniors in virtually every community across the country. The dedicated staff and volunteers who deliver these meals each week provide a vital lifeline and connection to seniors and their families.
"MarchforMeals.com is the home of Meals on Wheels' annual month-long awareness campaign. We rely on the site to educate the general public about Meals on Wheels, recognize participating programs and sponsors, and encourage concerned individuals to take action this March. It's also designed as a valuable resource for participating Meals on Wheels programs, housing all of the important tools, templates, graphics and support that will make their local March for Meals celebrations a success." - Jenny Bertolette, Vice President of Communications for Meals on Wheels.
About Meals on Wheels America:
Meals on Wheels America is the oldest and largest national organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network exists in virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America's seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. By providing funding, leadership, education, research and advocacy support, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time. For more information, or to find a Meals on Wheels provider near you, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org.