Community Foundation of Howard County Grants Meals On Wheels With Funds To Support Programs

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BALTIMORE - Aug. 11, 2016 - PRLog -- Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland (MOWCM) recently received a $50,000 operating grant from the Howard County Department of Resources and Services.  Meals on Wheels will use the grant to continue to provide nutritious meals and support services to homebound seniors and individuals in Howard County.

"The grant makes a big impact on our ability to serve Howard County clients" said Stephanie Archer-Smith, Executive Director, Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, "and ensure their ability to remain living independently and safely at home."  She added, "We are thrilled that the Department continues to support our work."

Last year, Meals on Wheels delivered more than 1,000,000 nutritious meals to homebound seniors and individuals in Baltimore City as well as Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's and parts of Frederick counties.

About Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland

Founded in 1960, Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland is a non-profit organization that enables homebound seniors and disabled individuals to eat well and remain in their own homes in Central Maryland.  A dedicated staff and volunteer core prepare and deliver over 1,000,000 nutritious meals each year.  The organization also provides grocery shopping and other community connections to help individuals maintain their independence and age with grace and dignity.  To learn more about Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland and their programs, visit: or call 410-558-0932.

About The Howard County Department of Resources and Services

The Department of Community Resources and Services provides vital human services through its offices of ADA Coordination, Aging and Independence, Children and Families, Community Partnerships, Consumer Protection, Local Children's Board, and Veterans and Military Families.

Our values are clear.  We use a "No Wrong Door" practice to link our customers to the services they need.  Our offices serve multiple generations in a multi-cultural community and promote full inclusion and community engagement for persons with disabilities.

Our mission is to ensure that Howard County residents have the resources they need to grow, thrive, and live with dignity.  To learn more, please visit:

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