ADVISORY, May 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Meals On Wheels Association of America, the oldest and largest national organization composed of and representing local, community-based Meals on Wheels nutrition programs in all 50 U.S. states, as well as the U.S. Territories will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Ellie Hollander, President and CEO, will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
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About Meals On Wheels Association of America:
All told, there are some 5,000 local Meals on Wheels programs in the United States. These programs provide well over one million meals to seniors who need them each day. Some programs serve meals at congregate locations like senior centers, some programs deliver meals directly to the homes of seniors whose mobility is limited, and many programs provide both services.
While remarkable, the one million meals per day figure underestimates the size and shape of our network and its reach and influence in communities across America. In addition to the hundreds of thousands of seniors who receive meals, there are many thousands of professionals employed at the various local Meals on Wheels programs across the U.S. More notable than that is the virtual army of volunteers who also "work" for these programs. It is said that this group, numbering between 800,000 and 1.7 million individuals, is the largest volunteer army in the nation.
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