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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - A Look at Independence

With the Fourth of July holiday still a couple of weeks away, advertisers are already turning to the airwaves and print media to urge us Americans to begin getting ready to celebrate – together. And …
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EarthTalk: Main contaminants in drinking water

Dear EarthTalk: What are the main contaminants we have to worry about in our drinking water? How can we know if we are being exposed and what can we do about it? -- L.M.   Today, most America…
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Mahaffies' Independence Day Celebration 2021

Mahaffies' Independence Day Celebration activities may include:- A Reading of the Declaration of Independence at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.- Meet Lady Columbia and Uncle Sam- Cookstove demon…
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Olathe Elementary School Teacher Receives Grant from Western Governors University

Sarah Dodd, a second-grade teacher at Brougham Elementary School in the Olathe School District, has been awarded a $400 grant through Western Governors University’s (WGU) “Fund My Classroom” initiati…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger: The Time Has Come!

The Time Has Come! “What time?” you maybe asking. It is time to begin welcoming folks in your communities back into senior centers and congregate meal programs. It is time to send the loud and cle…
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Meals on Wheels America News: You are there for Carl

Thanks to you, Meals on Wheels was there for Carl when he needed it most, and continues to be a lifeline every day. Carl was hospitalized twice last year – once for a cardiac problem and once again …
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - The New Normal

The “new normal” is a phrase that we have all heard before, particularly in recent months, and that the majority of us have probably used ourselves at least once. As we listen or speak, it’s unlikely…
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Meals on Wheels America: Loneliness is Deadly

Life without personal connection can lead to an early death. Its negative health impacts make it just as deadly as smoking. The remedy? Human connection. A phone call, a hug or a friendly he…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News: Re-Entry

Our last blog, entitled “Openings,” looked with anticipation toward the time – which seems to be fast approaching — when congregate nutrition programs throughout the nation will open once again and…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Openings

Come in We're Open:Spring is traditionally a time of openings. First, of course, and both effortlessly and predictably the natural world plays its part. Leaves begin to appear on what have long been …
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger Awards Grants

One of the “good news” stories being reported these days is the imminent promise of another stimulus check for most Americans. For families and individuals struggling to pay rent or to put food on th…
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Meals on Wheels America News - You Helped Deliver 19 Million More Meals

When COVID-19 hit, millions of older adults found themselves more vulnerable and in need of urgent support, practically overnight. Thanks to donors and supporters like you, Meals on Wheels rose to th…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Age is Taking a More Important Place on Stage Again

We are all aging – every human being on the planet, and always one day at a time. That is an indisputable fact of life. It’s also a healthy and positive one, or it should be. But that depends on how …
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Meals on Wheels America News - You Helped Seniors Survive a Most Difficult Year

You have done something remarkable. You helped the seniors Meals on Wheels serves survive an extraordinary year. As the seniors we serve look to the year ahead of them, for the first time in many …
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - It's Up to Each of Us

Adherence of the U.S. Population to the Dietary Guidelines Across Life Stages, as Measured by Average Total Healthy Eating lndex-2015 Scores.At the end of last month (and last year) the Ninth Edition…
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