Citymeals on Wheels

Citymeals on Wheels
Organization Name:
Citymeals on Wheels
Primary Address 1:
355 Lexington Avenue
Primary Address City:
New York City
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10017
Long Organization Description:

Citymeals on Wheels provides a continuous lifeline of nourishing meals and vital companionship to homebound elderly New Yorkers, helping them live with dignity in their own familiar homes and communities.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(212) 687-1234
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Beth Shapiro
Is there any other information you would like to share?:
In addition to our home-delivered meals, Citymeals provides a voice for our city’s most vulnerable population – the homebound elderly.
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Email, Telephone, Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
How often does your organization use social media?:
Every day
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Since 1981, Citymeals has delivered more than 54 million meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers.
Community members (approx.):
1,500
Number of volunteers:
15,412 who gave more than 72,000 hours of their time in FY 16
Number of staff/employees:
28
Annual Budget:
$20 million
Year Started:
1981
Major Funders:
New York City Department for the Aging, the general public, and foundations
Organization Type:
Anti-Hunger Organization, Community Advocacy, Provide Emergency Food
About the Organization:
Citymeals serves more than 18,400 homebound elderly New Yorkers annually. In addition to our meal programs, we ensure frail aged New Yorkers don’t face isolation through our Friendly Visiting, Senior Script and Chat, and Handmade Card programs.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens
Core Programs:
3 meal programs (weekend, holiday, and emergency meals)
Major Issues:
Removing chronic disease
Add home-delivered nutrition for older adults
Combatting older adults’ isolation
Non-profit?:
Non-Profit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#citymeals #nycseniors
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