In 2010, after completing a rigorous application and site review process by Meals On Wheels America, we were awarded “Exemplary Status” Magnet Accreditation for our outstanding senior nutrition program.
MOWNC serves approximately 1,600 unduplicated clients per year in Northampton County, PA
We provide more than 560,000 each year to our clients in Northampton County as well as the Lehigh County Senior Centers, Child Care Centers, Adult Day Care Centers, and other Meals On Wheels organizations.
1,500 Volunteers deliver meals on 56 routes in Northampton County
Volunteers make over 1,250 grocery shopping trips for homebound seniors and disabled people in Northampton County
We provide pet food for over 300 of our client’s pets
It costs approximately $4,800 to deliver a year’s worth of meals to a homebound client which enables them to live independently in their homes. In contrast, long-term nursing care costs approximately $90,000 per year