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Duration

1 - 2 hrs

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

We need your help to deliver meals.  Monday through Friday, our volunteers deliver a hot midday meal and a cold supper to older adults and disabled individuals.

What's Needed To Complete

Our volunteer drivers use their own cars. We require proof of insurance and a drivers license.

Special Requirements

Student volunteers are always welcome at Meals on Wheels of West LA. Younger students can help with various tasks in our office or be paired with one of our regular drivers or with a parent to help deliver food to our clients. High school and college students who already are licensed drivers are especially appreciated as reinforcements to our regular corps of volunteers. We will be happy to record your community service hours for you and send that information to your school.

How It Makes A Difference

We deliver over 85,000 meals a year. Our volunteers deliver 5 days a week. By giving their time as well as the use of their vehicles, our volunteers help ease any loneliness or isolation a client may feel. They serve as a critical link between the client and his/her family, loved ones, and neighbors.

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site

Instructions

Interested in volunteering for Meals on Wheels? to learn more details. Complete the https://www.mealsonwheelswla.org/volunteersVolunteer Registration Form and our team will be in touch with more details. Monday through Friday at 10:15 am volunteers meet at our office.  Eight teams of two are organized and take the meals (one hot one cold) for each person on their route.  These meals are prepared and packaged by St. Vincent's Nutrition Program under strict dietary supervision. We accommodate almost every diet plan.  Each driver then proceeds along their well-diagramed route to deliver to our clients in homes and apartments within the Westwood (90024), Bel Air (90077), Brentwood (90049), and West Los Angeles area (90025,90064). 

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