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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.

Click on our most recent newsletter to find out what's new at Meals on Wheels PLUS!

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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Meals on Wheels PLUS is in need of Volunteer Drivers!

Meals are prepared in the Meals on Wheels PLUS kitchen and delivered by volunteers between 11am and 1pm, Monday thru Friday. For more information, view flyer here or call 941-747-4655.


Join us for pancakes at Renaissance on 9th on the last Friday of every month. 8-10 am, $5. 941-749-0100.

When you enjoy events, shopping, or lunch at Renaissance on 9th, you help support our programs.

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Special Announcements

Your loos could be our gain in 2015... Donate to The Food Bank of Manatee as part of your Eat Healthy resolution.

Proud to be named 2013 Non-Profit of the Year by Tampa Bay Business Journal!

Pictured (left to right): Haskell Gates, CFO, Maribeth Phillips, CEO, Brian Carter of Mauldin & Jenkins (nominator for award), and Kristen Theisen, VP of Development.

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee is named a

4-star charity by Charity Navigator!

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!