To provide one well-balanced hot meal a day each weekday to individuals who are unable to prepare meals for themselves and have no one to prepare one hot meal a day for them.
Meals On Wheels deliveries help individuals remain independent in their homes longer, delaying or avoiding alternate living arrangements or nursing care. Also, temporary service helps recently hospitalized clients meet their nutritional needs during their recovery period.
Clients are charged for meals on a sliding scale according to their ability to pay. Over 80% of clients pay less than one-half the cost of the meal. Sponsorships are available to those who are unable to pay for their meals.
Cabarrus Meals on Wheels, Inc. is funded by client fees, donations, United Way, and grants.