Meals on Wheels states that no senior
will ever go hungry or experience social
Their commitment is to the elderly.
Meals on Wheels is strictly
a volunteer organization
As a volunteer…..
You will reap many benefits from your
There are many jobs available for
people interested in service.
According to an article written by the
volunteer family, “the number of adults
over the age of 65 in America has
increased 11 times since 1900 (from 3.1
million to 34.4 million).”
Meals on Wheels Facts
1 in 8 of Americans is over the age of
By 2030 the number of Americans over
age 65 is predicted to double – to over
Loaves and Fishes could not exist
without the help of more than 450
volunteers every weekday.
Volunteers help prepare and serve
meals to seniors in 33 different meal
sites throughout 3 counties in Oregon.
Meals on Wheels delivers nearly 3,000
meals daily to homebound elderly.
On the average day it requires lots of
help from the community.
Without this help, Meals on Wheels
would not be able to reach all of the
elderly in need of this service.
There are many available jobs
You may help by simply
going to the Meals on
Wheels website and
looking up the list of jobs
needing to be filled by
Opportunity to Volunteer
Central Kitchen Volunteers Needed at 7710 SW 31st Avenue in
Portland. For information on any of the three jobs listed here,
please contact Stacey at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone
Dishwasher. Shifts available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday
Pre-plate Packer. Scoop food into individual meal trays and seal.
Shifts available between 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Kitchen Helper. Various duties as assigned in the Central Kitchen.
Shifts available between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m., Monday through
Lunch is provided for all volunteers.
Meals-On-Wheels drivers are needed at our Cherry Blossom
Center, located at 740 SE 106th Avenue in Portland. Pickup meals
between 10 and 11:30 a.m. Routes available weekdays. Deliver once a
week or once a month. Deliveries take about 90 minutes. For more
information, contact Robert of Stephen at 503.256.2381.