Our Mission


Our missions is to Deliver daily nutritious meals and a friendly visit to homebound seniors and disabled people to promote independent healthy living in the  La Porte area with community volunteers.

 
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I wouldn’t be able to do it without Meals on Wheels.
— Jean
 
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Our History

What began in 1975 as a fledgling service to provide meals to five people has spread to feed as many as 135 people five days a week. Through some local church surveys in 1974 and through the Health Planning Committee it was determined that there was a need in the community. The program started with five clients, one route, and six volunteers. The first year approximately 8,500 meals were delivered. Since that day we have served over 925,000 meals. We cover several areas around La Porte such as Rolling Prairie, Mill Creek, Stillwell, Hanna, Hamlet, Kingsbury, Kingsford Heights, Door Village, Springville, and Union Mills. Meals are delivered Monday thru Friday. We also offer to deliver a frozen meal on Friday to be eaten on the weekend.

 

Learn more why we do what we do through this great article by Aging In Place!