Citymeals on Wheels provides a continuous lifeline of nutritious food and human company to homebound elderly New Yorkers in need, helping them to live with dignity in their own familiar homes and communities.
Communities in Need
Our volunteers make a big impact by delivering meals on weekends, holidays and during emergencies in order to provide food for elderly neighbors in need of a warm, nutritious meal.
Creativity From Our Volunteers
Citymeals volunteers come at every age! Families serving together get to know their Upper West Side neighbors building inter-generational community in their neighborhood.
Why We Love This Affiliate
Did you know that 34% of the elderly in Manhattan live below the poverty line? Citymeals helps to find these older adults and connect them to meals and companionship!
Citymeals is just a Godsend. You don’t have to worry. They give you everything. For the holidays they always send a package, so thoughtful.
Evelyn, Meal Recipient
Approximately 998,000 New York City residents are 65 and older, and that number is expected to increase to 1.3 million by 2030. Seniors in NYC face financial abuse, lack of resources, and increasing poverty rates. Join us in lifting up the elderly to a God who promises to carry and
Non-profits across the city always see a spike in volunteerism around Thanksgiving, which makes sense. We're reflecting on our gifts—and we want to give back. But the needs persist all year long! So here are 10 ways you can serve AFTER Thanksgiving!
The writer of Hebrews says, “Let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works.” Certainly, serving the poor and marginalized together is one way to encourage one another toward good works and build one another up in Christ.