PRESS RELEASE

5,000,000 Meals. Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. Achieves Incredible Milestone

Bethel Island, CA

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 between 10:30am and 11:30am, the countywide Meals on Wheels program delivered the 5 millionth meal subsidized by the individual contributions and grants received through Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. to a nutritionally at-risk homebound senior in the county.

The meals recipient, Linda from Bethel Island happily received the meal from volunteer driver Jill, who has been delivering for six years!

Paul Kraintz and Bob Sessler, co-founders of Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. in 1990, are pleased and proud to have realized this milestone accomplishment, after twenty-six years dedicated to keeping homebound seniors happy, healthy and living independently in their own homes.

A congratulatory meeting with Congressman Mark DeSaulnier and Bob Sessler took place at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek.

 

Media Inquiries:

Marti Carlson, Community Engagement Specialist, coordinates all media (925)-335-3351

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc.
1220 Morello Avenue Suite 210
Martinez, CA 94553

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