Meals on Wheels of Salem County
118 Walnut Street
Salem, New Jersey 08079
Making a difference...
one meal at a time
Meals on Wheels of Salem County, New Jersey has begun our 2012 Holiday Giving
Appeal in order to combat senior hunger. Many of us will be
enjoying holiday feasts with family and friends, but some of your neighbors
will be without food and visitors. With your help, Meals on
Wheels can bring nutrition and companionship to those who are confined to their homes this holiday season.
Our partner, the Salem Health & Wellness
Foundation, is matching all donations dollar-for-dollar, up to $7,500. This
means your contribution of $25, which normally feeds a local senior or disabled
person for one week, becomes a $50 donation and feeds a clients for
* Make your check for any amount payable to Salem Health & Wellness Foundation
Meals on Wheels on the memo line.
December 1, Send to: 91-A South Virginia Ave., Carneys Point, NJ 08069
You can also support our Holiday Gift Bag Program by
donating a useful item that will make a seniorís holiday brighter. Such items
include: lip balm, lotion, shampoo, tissues, paper towels, toilet paper,
stationary, a magnifying glass, envelopes, stamps, socks or similar items.Gift Bag items will be accepted through December 15 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Meals on Wheels of Salem County office.
Remember, your contribution for meals provides
nutritious food and comfort to people who really need our careóat the holidays
and all year long.
We also hope you will join us in partnering with Meals on Wheels Association of America and take the Pledge to "End Senior Hunger by 2020". Click here to learn more about Meals on Wheels and our services or call 856-935-3663.
On behalf of our Board of Trustees and staff, thank you for your ongoing support. Be sure to let us know if one of your family members, friends or neighbors may need our services.
- Peg Marshall
The ORIGINAL Giant Pumpkin Carve of Salem County will once again light up the night on Friday, September 28, 2013 at the Salem County Fair Grounds. About 50 local professional, amateur and student artists will transform 65 great gourds into innovative works of art for all to admire, kicking off the Halloween season with magical displays. Don't be confused by any other "pumpkin show"--No other local event offers this unique display.
Free "haunted" hay rides, musical entertainment, a variety of children's activities for kids 12 and under including straw maze, crafts, baked goods, crowning of the Pumpkin Princess and more, are all part of the admission. The Fall Farmers Market will return featuring produce and items from local artists, crafters, florists, and others.
You can feel good about attending -- Proceeds from the gate, sponsorships and donations will help Meals on Wheels of Salem County, Inc. provide about 10,000 hot meals to elderly homebound in Salem County throughout the year. Opportunities are available for vendors and sponsors. Call Chris at 935-3663.