Meals on Wheels of Chemung County in need of volunteers


ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — Darlene Ike, Executive Director of Meals on Wheels of Chemung County stopped by 18 news Today to discuss the need for volunteers at the organization.

Meals on Wheels of Chemung County serves 225 clients across Chemung County daily. Meals are delivered to those who are 60 years and older and home bound, or individuals under 60 who are home bound, disabled and/or on a fixed income.

Right now, they are requesting volunteers to be drivers and runners to deliver meals to clients. There are currently 17 routes that are taken every day. Anyone with a valid drivers license can volunteer.

Without more volunteers, potential new clients may have to be put on a wait list. Those wanting to volunteer can stop by the Meals on Wheels building located at 409 William St in Elmira, or give them a call at (607) 734-9535 and a representative will provide more information.

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