Cattaraugus County Senior Wellness & Nutrition Program joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru of America, Inc. in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season
The 12th annual Subaru Share the Love® Event will help deliver nutritious meals and compassion to Cattaraugus County seniors
Olean, NY – The Cattaraugus County Senior Wellness & Nutrition Program is proud to announce that it will be participating in the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported through the campaign. From November 14, 2019, through January 2, 2020, Subaru of America will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased to the customer's choice of participating charities. Participating Meals on Wheels America members will receive a share of the donation raised by Subaru in their state.
"Meals on Wheels America is proud to partner with Subaru of America for the 12th consecutive year to enable more seniors to live with independence and dignity," said Ellie Hollander, President and CEO, Meals on Wheels America. "Since 2008, the Subaru Share the Love Event has helped deliver more than 2.2 million meals and friendly visits to vulnerable seniors nationwide. We’re enormously grateful to Subaru and its retailers for their long-standing commitment to Meals on Wheels and the millions of seniors who depend on it for nourishment and companionship."
Over the last 11 years, Subaru of America and its participating retailers have donated more than $145 million to its charity partners. This year’s Subaru Share the Love Event is on track to bring that total to over $170 million, proving there’s no limit to the amount of love we can all share.
By purchasing or leasing a new Subaru during the Subaru Share the Love Event and selecting Meals on Wheels as your charity of choice, you can help deliver nutritious meals and other important services to seniors right here in Cattaraugus County
For more information, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/sharethelove.
The purpose of the Senior Wellness and Nutrition Program is to maintain independence, delay or prevent nursing home placement, and improve or maintain the current health status of the homebound participants. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer to deliver meals, please call the Cattaraugus Department of the Aging at 716-373-8032 or 800-462-2901.