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Mission Statement

PASADENA MEALS ON WHEELS IS A NON-PROFIT COMMUNITY SERVE STAFFED BY VOLUNTEERS. WE ARE DEDICATED TO HELPING THE DISABLE,AGED,OR WILL BY SUPPLYING THEM WITH DELICIOUS WHOLESOME MEALS AT A NOMINAL COST. OUR SERVICE ASSURES FRIENDLY INTEREST AND MOST IMPORTANTLY HELPS OUR CLIENTS TO REMAIN SELF-SUFFICIENT IN THEIR OWN HOME

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PASADENA MEALS ON WHEELS WA STARTED IN MAY OF 1964 AND HAS THE DISTINCTION OF BEING THE FIRST CHAPTER WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI. FROM AN ITITIAL SEVEN CLIENTS,IT HAS EXPANDED TO SERVING APPROXIMATELY 100 CLIENTS TODAY.

PREPARATION OF ALL FOOD DELIVERED BY MEALS ON WHEELS I CENTERED IN A KITCHEN AT THE PASADENA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. THE FACILITY IS PROVIDED BY THE CHURCH TO OUR ORGANIZATION AT A NOMINAL COST AS A COMMUNITY SERVICE.

BUSINESS ASPECTS ARE HANDLED BY A VOLUNTEER BOARD OF TRUSTTEES. THE PAID STAFF CONSISTS OF A COOK AND A COORDINATOR. VOLUNTEER, WHO MAKE THE WHEELS TURN, PACKAGE AND DELIVER MEALS FIVE DAYS A WEEK,MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WITH HOLIDAYS EXCEPTED. DELIVERIES ARE MADE MID-DEAY AND CONSIST OF A HOT DINNER AND A SACK MEAL FOR EVENINGS.

THE CHARGE FOR MEALS IS NOMINAL. PRIVATE CONTRIBUTIONS OF INDIVIDUALS AND CORPORATIONS ASSIST IN SUBSIDIZING THE COST SINCE THERE IS NO GOVERNMENTAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.

ELIGIBILITY IS OPEN TO ANYONE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE,AGE,SEX OR DISABILITY. INITIAL MINIMUM SERVICE IS FOR 10 DAYS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS CAA: 626-449-6815 BETWEEN 9AM AND 1PM,MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

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