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Rooftop Newsletter: SNAP Matters for Seniors Everywhere

Our recent blog posts have featured articles dealing with issues related to seniors, hunger and waste that were produced by other organizations and reprinted here by permission. This blog, written by…
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Rooftop Newsletter: 17 Surprising Ways You Might Be Wasting Food and Not Know It

This blog is republished with permission from the Natural Resources Defense Council by  Andrea Spacht Many of us now realize that food waste is a big problem in the U.S. But did you know that a lot o…
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Keep Vulnerable Seniors in Your Heart - A Message from Meals on Wheels America

February is American Heart Month and we know you understand the importance of providing older Americans with nutritious meals that keep them healthy and thriving. Seniors like 86-year-old Marion and…
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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Westfield organization has never been easier

If your nonprofit group in Westfield is looking to let the community know about an upcoming event, activity or initiative, our PR Tool is here to help! Here's how it works: when you post informati…
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Rooftop Newsletter: All About "The Plate and the Planet"

A recent issue of the The Nutrition Source published by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health contained a thoughtful article entitled “The Plate and Planet.” It examines the issue of shifting…
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EarthTalk: Green New Deal

Dear EarthTalk: What is the so-called Green New Deal proposed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and is Congress likely to go for it?  -- MT   The concept of a “Green New Deal” (GND), first called …
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Rooftop Newsletter: It's That Time Again!

What would each and every one of you respond if you were all asked simultaneously “what time is it?” Chances are the chorus of answers would be pretty cacophonous, given the fact that you reside acro…
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Save Samuel from this heartbreaking choice.

Hot cocoa by the fire. Snowmen and sledding. Frost on windowpanes. As the season turns colder, many Americans bundle up and celebrate the joys of winter. For the nearly 19 million seniors living in …
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Rooftop Newsletter: Behind the Curtain

by Tom Marullo “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” It’s an iconic line from the Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy and her companions discover the true identity of the Wizard and get a glimpse…
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Stephanie Has No Time to Wait - A Message from Meals on Wheels America

Every day, Stephanie gazes out her window. Outside, neighbors chat, children play and cars shuttle families to and fro – life unfolding just beyond her reach. Confined to a wheelchair and unable to …
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Auditions for "Follies"

AUDITIONS for "Follies" Westfield Community Players 1000 N Ave W Westfield, NJ 07090   (Westfield, NJ) Westfield Community Players will be holding auditions for its May, 2019 production of F…
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On Borrowed Time auditions

AUDITIONS for "On Borrowed Time" Westfield Community Players 1000 N Ave W Westfield, NJ 07090 (Westfield, NJ) Westfield Community Players will be holding auditions for its March, 2019 produ…
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Rooftop Newsletter: Every Thursday

Last Thursday would normally have been the day for our blog post to appear in this space but we knew folks would not be sitting in their offices checking their emails. Last Thursday was, as we all kn…
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Rooftop Newsletter: The Power of One

We’ve been fighting senior hunger as an organization for many years. And I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to be involved for about ten of those years. Unfortunately, as I look back, many of tho…
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Can Ruben Count on You?

Ruben once served bravely for our country, surrounded by his brothers and sisters in arms. Now, at 101 years old, he is homebound, living alone – his only company the fading memories of his fellow …
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