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Gather your friends and family and visit an Oakland favorite, Fentons Creamery. During the entire month of February, order the Sunday of the month,  Myrtle’s Monthly Classic, and Fentons will dedicate 20% of the proceeds to the homebound seniors of Alameda County Meals on Wheels. Eat ice cream and support your community. It’s a win win!

 

      

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Enjoy the story of two generous ladies, whose acts of compassion embody the true spirit of the holiday season. Mere weeks after having their brand new delivery van stolen, SOS Meals on Wheels received the ultimate holiday gift, a new van. Read More.

 

 

Recent Studies

 

Feeding America and the National  Foundation to End Senior Hunger collaborated to bring us this report, highlighting the growing number of food insecure  seniors in America. The study revealed that “4.8 million seniors in America are food insecure, more than double the number in 2001″ and constantly growing.

 

 

An article from SF Gate addresses the issue of loneliness and health for seniors. In a study of 1,600 seniors, the results showed that people who reported feeling lonely were more like to suffer a decline in health.

 

 

 

 


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