Detroit Area Agency on Aging Meals on Wheels Needs 300 "Santa Helpers" for Christmas Deliveries

300 Volunteers Needed to Pack and Deliver Christmas Meals and Warm Cozy Blankets Courtesy of DTE for Christmas
 
 
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DETROIT - Dec. 12, 2014 - PRLog -- The Detroit Area Agency on Aging (DAAA) needs volunteers to help pack and deliver 6,300 Christmas meals and blankets to seniors. DAAA is requesting 300 volunteers to help its employees and service providers.

Volunteers are needed to perform cold and hot food packing and meal delivery on Tuesday, December 23 and Thursday, December 25.

Volunteers are needed according to the schedule below:

Cold Food Packing          Tuesday, Dec.23          8am – Noon
Hot Food Packing          Thursday, Dec.25          6am – 10am
Meal Delivery          Thursday, Dec.25          8am – 11:30am

Volunteers must be 18 years or older. Those who wish to deliver meals must complete a background check by contacting  Anquenetta Jones at (313) 446-4444 Ext. 5605 or via email hmow@daaa1a.org.

DAAA’s Holiday Meals on Wheels program provides a meal to homebound seniors in Detroit, the Grosse Pointes, Harper Woods, Hamtramck and Highland Park.  The meals are prepared by Valley Services, a national food services company, in their USDA-certified kitchen at 1980 Bagley Street in Detroit.

Valley Services has been a partner with DAAA for more than 10 years.  The Christmas meal includes:  chicken with apple raisin glaze, sweet potatoes with glaze, green beans with red peppers, unsweetened 100% fruit juice, milk, fruit pie and whole wheat roll.

DAAA is a private, non-profit agency that serves older persons age 60 years and over, adults with disabilities and caregivers in the city of Detroit, the five Grosse Pointes, Hamtramck, Harper Woods and Highland Park.  Services are funded by public and private resources. Call (313) 446-4444 if you would like to volunteer or make a donation to Detroit Holiday Meals on Wheels.  Watch this video of Paul Bridgewater, President/CEO, Detroit Area Agency on Aging: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiilE3shzP4



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