This week Lawrence Meals on Wheels is celebrating National Volunteer Appreciation Week! With the help of over 120 volunteers each week, Lawrence Meals on Wheels delivers over 30,000 meals a year! This week we are excited to be able to Thank all our wonderful volunteers with extra goodies and words of Thanks!
By donating $5 you will not only get to pick a beautiful ornament but you will also be providing a meal, a friendly visitor and a wellness check for one of our Lawrence neighbors in need! Stop by 2121 Kasold, Suite B or call 830-8844 to donate to Lawrence Meals on Wheels.
As you search for the perfect present this holiday season and shop online, remember that just by following the 3 simple steps below, Lawrence Meals on Wheels will receive a gift also!
Top 3 ways to help Lawrence Meals on Wheels while you shop, (At no cost to you!)
1. Use www.Goodsearch.com as you search for the perfect present! MOW earns 1 cent for every search:)
2. Use www.Goodshop.com and MOW will earn varying percentages as donations!
3. Shop online using www.smile.amazon.com and MOW earns .5% per purchase at least.
Designate Lawrence Meals on Wheels and help feed our Lawrence neighbors in need as you shop #GiveGreater
We wish to thank each and every one of our supporters! We raised over $32,000 at our 2015 “Signature Settings” on October 22nd! We wish to thank everyone who volunteered to staff the event, attendees and all those who donated by giving to the auction! Our clients are so grateful!
Thanks to our 2015 Sponsors-
Charles and Kathy Heath
Fred and Marilyn McElhenie
Fred and Carolyn Madaus
Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Caption Associates, LLC
Neunuebel Group- UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home
Summer, Spencer & Co.
Central National Bank
First State Bank & Trust
Black Hills Energy
Our upcoming auction is Oct. 22!, 6pm, at Maceli’s.
If you would like to help us staff the event, please go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0845a8ad2ca5fe3-meals
Your help is much appreciated:)
Come on Oct. 22, 6pm at Maceli’s to bid on this fantastic package!
4 Suite Tickets for the Kansas City Chiefs v. Oakland Raiders game on Sunday Jan. 3rd
Includes 4 Pre-Game Sideline Passes, 1 Parking Pass and Food and Beverages!!!!!
Donated by Tyler Epp
Lawrence MOW is auctioning off this great playhouse at our annual charity auction on Oct. 22! Join us Thurs, Oct. 22, 6pm at Maceli’s for your chance to take home this wonderful playhouse! Your holiday shopping can be done early!
Save the Date! October 22, 2015 6pm at Maceli’s at 1031 New Hampshire! Join us for THE Party with a Purpose! Lawrence Meals on Wheels is hosting its annual “Signature Settings” Charity Auction! Tickets are $50 and include dinner, drinks, dessert, silent & live auctions and lots of fun! Each ticket will help feed a Lawrence neighbor in need for 2 weeks!
Bring your friends and do your holiday shopping early! Give the gift that keeps on giving! From event and sporting tickets, jewelry, spa treatments, one of a kind art, KU and KSU memorabilia, wine, fine dining to hot air balloon rides, staycations and getaways- we have something for everyone!!!
Call MOW at 830-8844 to reserve your tickets today!
Lawrence Meals on Wheels made its first delivery on March 1st, 1970! With assistance and support from Visiting Nurses, The Salvation Army, Cottonwood, Kiwanis, various churches and a small but mighty group of concerned citizens, Lawrence Meals on Wheels began delivering hot nutritious meals to our Lawrence neighbors in need! In the early months, Visiting Nurses was the clearing house for anyone wanting services. They took the initial phone calls and did assesments. The Salvation Army let volunteers cook and prepare the meals in their kitchen. Cottonwood started a program that allowed MOW to use their kitchen to prepare meals and Cottonwood clients helped and gained valuable food prep and service skills. Cottonwood still has a group that volunteers to deliver meals each week. Kiwanis generously donated all the paper goods for the first couple of years. Several of our founders are still delivering meals for us today!
The Lawrence community has generously supported Lawrence Meals on Wheels ever since! In our 45 year history we have never had to turn anyone away due to their inability to pay for services! Thanks to all our supporters, volunteers, clients and the Lawrence community for 45 wonderful years!