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Spring Fling Boutique

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Gift your favorite mom, dad, grad, or bride with wonderful/creative/unique items from local crafters and name brand vendors!

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March for Meals 2017

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March for Meals is Meals on Wheels of America’s annual national event to raise awareness about senior hunger and isolation. SOS/Meals on Wheels is celebrating March for Meals in several ways! On Friday, March 24th, local elected officials and VIPs will join SOS/Meals on Wheels to help deliver meals to seniors in their area. Throughout the month of March, volunteer teams will compete in our kitchen to see which team can pack 1,200 meals the fastest!

Please contact Mary Gregory, mary@sosmealsonwheels.org or (510) 582-1200 if you would like to participate.

Holiday Boutique | Thank You!

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Thank you to all of our artisans and patrons for a successful Holiday Boutique benefiting SOS/Meals on Wheels! We hope to see you again next year!

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America, Let’s Do Lunch!

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Meals on Wheels America’s National Ad Council Campaign featured four SOS Meal recipients! “America, Let’s Do Lunch” launched nationally on July 12th, 2016. The campaign features seniors who currently receives Meals on Wheels and is designed to bring in a new influx of volunteers. The campaign includes TV Ads, print images, radio spots, social media and digital media images.


Lola Silvestri, 94 a resident of Hayward, CA. Lola is a San Francisco native and long time resident of Hayward, CA. Lola raised two children and worked in public relations for the Sears Roebuck Company. She was married for over 50 years and was widowed 5 years ago.


Charles and Maude Spann are 103 and 99 years old! They are longtime residents of San Lorenzo who have been married for 76 years! Charles was an electrician and Maude stayed home to raise their children. They are both independent types who only began receiving Meals on Wheels a few years ago. Their home is full of pictures of their large extended family which includes a great-great grandchild!


Julius Gaines is a retired school counselor, poet and amateur photographer. Mr Gaines was a school psychologist in the Berkeley public schools for almost 30 years before retiring in 1994. Mr. Gaines authored a book of poems entitled Homecoming – A Book of Poems which was published in 1996. Mr. Gaines received a grant from the Virginia Foundation for The Humanities to write a book about his native Staunton, Virginia. Mr. Gaines began receiving Meals on Wheels after he suffered a stroke in 2007.

Dine ‘n Donate

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Leave the cooking and dishes behind and help SOS/Meals on Wheels raise much needed funds to support our program!

For one day only, local restaurants in Castro Valley, Hayward, San Leandro, and Oakland will participate in helping SOS/Meals on Wheels raise money to offset the cost of feeding homebound seniors in Central Alameda County and the City of Oakland; by donating 20% of the proceeds of your meal to our agency. All you need to do is bring your appetite and the flyer for the restaurant(s) of your choice!

Invite your family and friends for a fun and worthwhile dine out experience at these participating restaurants:

-Castro Valley-
The Burrito Shop (Castro Valley Blvd)
Rigatoni’s (Castro Valley Blvd)

Elephant Bar (Winton Ave)
Black Bear Diner (Hesperian Blvd)

-San Leandro-
El Torito (Monarch Bay Drive)
Panda Express (Marina Blvd)

Scott’s Seafood (Jack London Square)
Pasta Pomodoro (College Ave)

Bon Appetit!


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Black Bear Diner

Burrito Shop

El Torito

Elephant Bar

Panda Express

Panda Express


Scott's Seafood

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Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan
has donated $100,000 to help Meals on Wheels continue providing hot, nutritious meals and a daily wellness check to homebound seniors in the City of Oakland and central Alameda County. Supervisor Chan’s generous contribution will help us feed some of our community’s most vulnerable seniors, but we still need your help!

Please make a financial contribution today in support of Meals on Wheels. Donations of any size are welcome and will be used to feed a senior in need. Just $40 can feed a senior for a week!

The demand for home-delivered meals continues to grow as the population ages, but the funding provided for our services has never been enough to meet the need. At the same time, wages, the price of food, and delivery costs have all increased. We need your help to continue caring for our seniors!

Your contribution will put nourishing food on the tables of seniors in need and help them continue living independent, healthy, and happy lives. Please click on the “Donate” button and make your tax-deductible contribution today!

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