Rockwall County Meals on Wheels: the need for essential services grows

Rockwall County Meals on Wheels: the need for essential services grows

“At Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County, there is nothing more important than the health and safety of the vulnerable population we serve, and that of our dedicated volunteers, Board of Directors and hard-working staff,” said Margie VerHagen, MOWSS Executive Director. That is why at a time when many local businesses are re-opening, […]

Making their Mark: Meals on Wheels volunteers give all for local seniors

Making their Mark: Meals on Wheels volunteers give all for local seniors

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – June 1, 2020) Each year in May, Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County pays tribute to the many volunteers who serve their elderly clients as part of Older Americans Month. The pandemic prevented this year’s Older Americans Celebration from taking place in person, but MOWSS used its social media channels […]

Local realtors to host face mask fundraiser benefiting Meals on Wheels April 25

Local realtors to host face mask fundraiser benefiting Meals on Wheels April 25

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 21, 2020) This weekend, realtors Rick and Dianna Johnson of RE/MAX Landmark in Rockwall will host a fundraiser offering handcrafted face masks and the chance to support a noteworthy cause. On Saturday, April 25, join the RE/MAX Landmark team in their parking lot (2850 Shoreline Trail) from 12 p.m. to 2 […]

Front Steps Project: local photographer, families take steps to raise funds for Rockwall County Meals on Wheels 

Front Steps Project: local photographer, families take steps to raise funds for Rockwall County Meals on Wheels 

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – April 15, 2020) With social distancing in place due to COVID-19,  local photographer Destiny Wanamaker has found a creative way to help some of the most vulnerable members of our community while virtually connecting friends and neighbors through photos. Wanamaker is offering five-minute family portrait sessions of residents on their front porches, […]

Daily Meals on Wheels deliveries suspended to Rockwall County seniors

Daily Meals on Wheels deliveries suspended to Rockwall County seniors

Donations needed for Emergency Food Boxes (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – March 14, 2020) With the extension of Rockwall ISD’s Spring Break and the closing of the contract kitchen where daily meals are prepared, Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County has had to suspend daily deliveries to its elderly and disabled homebound clients. Community […]

First responders, community leaders to join in ‘March for Meals’

First responders, community leaders to join in ‘March for Meals’

 Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County participates in month-long, nationwide ‘March for Meals’ Support will help to fight senior hunger and isolation in Rockwall County (ROCKWALL, TX) Meals on Wheel Senior Services of Rockwall County announced today that it will participate in the 18th annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal […]

POSTPONED! Spring Tea Luncheon to benefit Rockwall County Meals on Wheels seniors

POSTPONED! Spring Tea Luncheon to benefit Rockwall County Meals on Wheels seniors

UPDATE – MARCH 13, 2020 >> POSTPONED! To ensure the health and safety of our guests and to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the Meals on Wheels Spring Tea Luncheon is POSTPONED. MOWSS is hoping to set a new date soon. Please stay tuned for more updates. Thank you for your understanding and patience […]

Meals on Wheels collaborates with Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

Meals on Wheels collaborates with Texas Health Hospital Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 10, 2019) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County provides 65,000 nourishing meals to congregate sites, homebound seniors and people with disabilities who are unable to prepare meals for themselves to help maintain their quality of life and independence. The need for MOWSS is only going to increase as the aging […]

Historic Boyd Farm will be site of Meals on Wheels 2nd Annual Gala

Historic Boyd Farm will be site of Meals on Wheels 2nd Annual Gala

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 26, 2019) Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County is excited to host its 2nd Annual Gala benefiting the elderly and homebound in Rockwall County. This year’s  event, themed “Into the Woods,” will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 at the recently restored Boyd Farm, which occupies 2,500 acres of land […]

March for Meals in Rockwall County

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 28, 2019) Meals on Wheel Senior Services of Rockwall County will participate in the 17th annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels and our senior neighbors who rely on the vital service to remain health and independent at home. The Meals on Wheels celebration will include […]

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