Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels is proud to announce it has been awarded a $500 grant from Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) in recognition of its participation in MOWAA’s “Share The Love” Most Meals Contest. As part of Subaru of America, Inc.’s “Share The Love” Event, Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels worked with Gillman Subaru of Houston Southwest during the holiday season to help load up the volunteers’ cars with meals that were delivered to home-bound senior adults.
“We are thrilled to once again be awarded a grant as part of the Subaru Share the Love Most Meals Program with Meals on Wheels of America,” said Manuela Arroyos, Chief Executive Officer at Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels. “It is an honor to be able to partner with businesses like Gillman Subaru of Houston Southwest in order to serve our mission of providing meals to the senior adults in our community. We look forward to working with their employees on other future projects.”
As one of the five Subaru “Share The Love” Event charitable partners, MOWAA created the Most Meals Contest to foster partnerships between local Meals On Wheels programs and Subaru dealerships. MOWAA is awarding $150,000 in Most Meals grants to the 48 Meals On Wheels programs across the country that recruited dealership employees to volunteer, deliver meals in Subaru vehicles and engage community members in the fight to end senior hunger.
The Subaru “Share The Love” Event ran from November 19, 2011 to January 3, 2012. Subaru is donating $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased during “Share The Love” to the customer’s choice of one of five charities, including MOWAA. Over the past three years, proceeds from the Subaru “Share The Love” Event have provided funds to MOWAA to support its vision to end senior hunger by 2020.
“We are honored to be part of ‘Share The Love’ again this year,” said MOWAA President and CEO, Enid Borden. “Subaru is a corporation with a conscience. They understand that providing nutritious meals to hungry and homebound seniors in need is a moral imperative.”
For more information on or to donate to Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels, please contact Kristin Weiss, Director of Development at FBS, at 281-633-7057 or email@example.com. To volunteer, please contact Susan Whitacre, Director of Volunteers at 281-633-7063 or firstname.lastname@example.org.