Citymeals on Wheels

by Leah Butz
Citymeals on Wheels
355 Lexington Avenue
New York City

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.

Phone Number
(212) 687-1234
Director, Manager or CEO
Beth Shapiro
Community members served per month
Volunteers per month
15,412 who gave more than 72,000 hours of their time in FY 16
Number of staff/employees
Annual Budget
$20 million
Year Started
Major Funders
New York City Department for the Aging, the general public, and foundations
Interesting Fact
Since 1981, Citymeals has delivered more than 54 million meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers.
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
Frequently used hashtags
#citymeals #nycseniors
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