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Meals On Wheels for Kids' Holidays On Wheels delivers food and toys this holiday season
Network to End Hunger's Meals On Wheels for Kids program ensures that homebound and transportation-disadvantaged families have a nutritious and joyous holiday season
The program will deliver a full holiday meal and toys to 2,000 homebound and transportation-
"In Tampa Bay, thousands of kids and their families live in fear of going hungry this holiday season," said Caitlyn Peacock, Executive Director of TBNEH. "Most of us look forward to enjoying a delicious meal during the holidays, yet many of our neighbors will not have food on their table. The Meals on Wheels for Kids' Holidays On Wheels program, in partnership with Metropolitan Ministries, will ensure homebound and transportation-
Holidays On Wheels deliveries will occur between 9:00 AM-2:00 PM on Monday, November 15 (delivery of Thanksgiving meal ingredients)
TBNEH is encouraging families who qualify to register now by visiting https://networktoendhunger.org/
-The program is open to households with children (0-18 years) living in Hillsborough, Pasco, or Pinellas counties.
-An eligible household must either 1) lack access to a working or reliable vehicle and are unable to get rides for life-sustaining trips: medical, grocery, work, job-related training/education, and other vital services, or 2) is led by an adult that is largely homebound due to disability or illness.
-The head of the household must pass a background check and an adult must be home to receive the delivery.
-Deadlines to register for Thanksgiving is November 2nd
Volunteers will pick up route sheets and special delivery items from various Metropolitan Ministry Holiday Tent pick-up sites throughout the tri-county area or the Tampa Bay Rays' Tropicana Field and utilize their vehicles to deliver food and joy this holiday season. Visit www.networktoendhunger.org/