to learn more about how you can help solve senior hunger in your state and community today.
8.8 million of America's seniors — or nearly 1 in 6 — may not know where their next meal is coming from.
Meals on Wheels
are critical to solving this national crisis. The nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks delivered each day are often all it takes to enable our seniors to live independently in their own homes. And, when they do, we all save billions of tax dollars in avoided hospital, health care and nursing home costs.
Investing in Meals on Wheels is a win-win.
The Senior Hunger Crisis
seniors in United States are STRUGGLING WITH HUNGER
million in need
of them /
/ are RECEIVING OUR HELP...LEAVING
the more we invest, the more
For every dollar we invest in Meals on Wheels we CAN SAVE UP TO
in Medicaid spending.IF WE COMMIT TO SERVING just one quarter of the hungry seniors in the United States...
WE INVESTcan be offset 50 times
The American public gets it:
the government should pay for Meals on Wheels.
t take much to fix
WE CAN PROVIDE nutritious meals for a United States senior for a full year FOR LESS THAN
The Federal government’scontribution covers ONLY
OF THAT COST.PROGRAMS RELY on contributions from state, local, private and other resources to cover the rest.