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MEALS ON WHEELS POSITION ON STRUCTURAL RACISIM

MOWOCNC applauds Meals on Wheels America's endorsement of the National Anti-Hunger Organizations' statement on the death of George Floyd and underlying structural racism. To read that statement, click here.

RESPONDING TO THE CORONAVIRUS

Since MOWOCNC deals directly with a vulnerable population, we have taken the important step of changing how we provide our service. Our goal is to do all we can to keep our recipients and volunteers safe, while ensuring that those who are food insecure and vulnerable still have access to food and check-ins.

We are now delivering five frozen meals and a bag of fresh fruit once per week to limit contact between volunteers and between volunteers and recipients. We are also running a volunteer phone brigade, reaching out to recipients every other weekday to check on their health and well-being and access to food beyond meals delivered by Meals on Wheels. If you would like to support us in our efforts to maintain our food delivery service during the pandemic, click here to make a donation to MOWOCNC. Please write "for COVID-19 response" in the "Acknowledge" section.

For more detail, read our Executive Director's message here.

For more information on services available and nonprofits in need of support during this time, please click on the links below. 

Going forward, we will continue to stay abreast of guidance and updates from the US Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization, and local public health agencies.

CHCMOW and OcRA are NOW MOWOCNC!

Chapel Hill Carrboro Meals on Wheels (CHCMOW) and Orange County Rural Alliance (OCRA) have merged. As of June 29, 2020 we are officially called Meals on Wheels Orange County, serving Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Rural Orange (MOWOCNC). Click here to learn more.

WE'vE MOVed!

MOWOCNC is delivering our hot, balanced meals out of St Thomas More South Campus. Our new location provides increased office, storage and delivery space to help us meet growing needs in the community. Our new street address is: 

Meals on Wheels Orange County, NC
St Thomas More South Campus
632 Laurel Hill Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Our mailing address and contact information are:

Meals on Wheels Orange County, NC
PO Box 2102
Chapel Hill, NC 27515

We cannot thank the community at Binkley Baptist Church enough for providing CHCMOW's home for more than 40 years. Over that time CHCMOW grew from serving under 50 recipients to 300+ per year. Growth meant expanded staff, more volunteers, and the need for more space than Binkley could provide. We are grateful for Binkley’s generosity and hospitality. Leaving has been very hard!

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