The Meals on Wheels program at the Klein JCC in Bustleton delivers nearly 50,000 meals a year, but expects that number to grow over the next few years.
“In a lot of cases it starts out where they need meals, and then we find they don’t have bathroom equipment, or they don’t have a doorbell that works, or they don’t have something else in their home that they may need,” explains Nina Cohen, director of Emergency Food & Home Delivered Meals at Klein.
As a result, Cohen says, these drivers often end up doing more than just delivering meals.
Jay Lipschutz has been a volunteer driver for the past four years. continue reading »