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Hunger affects one in six people in this country, including thousands of children and families in Manatee County. Summer is a challenging time for the food insecure - and for The Food Bank of Manatee. Please click here to make a donation to The Food Bank to ensure that no child in our community goes hungry this summer.

Great news story by ABC 7 on our Daybreak Adult Day Services. Click here to view!

Did you know that Meals on Wheels PLUS has a channel on YouTube? Click the icon below to view one of our latest videos and check back regularly to see what's happening with our programs!

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Older Americans Month logo. Get into the Act. May 2015
Did you know that May is officially "Older Americans Month?" This is a great opportunity to take extra time to appreciate the experiences and contributions of all the older Americans who have made our country what it is today. Want to learn more about Older Americans Month? Visit the US Department of Health and Human Services by clicking here.

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee

is a 4-star charity!

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee has earned the prestigious 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. This rank is given for good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee is the only human services organization in the Bradenton/Sarasota area to receive this honor.

Special thanks to our clients and volunteers who participated in the making of our new informational video about Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee!

The Meals On Wheels Association Of America recently released its annual senior hunger report and sadly, Florida is still in the "top ten" in senior hunger rates. In the past five years, the rate increased from 1 in 9 seniors to 1 in 7 seniors who are living with hunger. Please help spread the word - we can make a difference!

Together, we can provide food for the hungry, and cheer for the homebound.

Meals on Wheels PLUS operates many programs including The Food Bank of Manatee, Grandma's Goodies, Senior Wheels, Adult Day Services, and Renaissance on 9th that is home to the 9th Street Bistro, the Senior Enrichment Center, and Turner Ballroom. We invite you to participate in our upcoming events, and thank you for your support!