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Serving Seniors during COVID-19

Throughout this pandemic, our dedicated volunteers are suited up, faces covered and ready to deliver meals to our homebound seniors in rural areas of Monterey County. Volunteers are our driving force.…

Salinas Program - Volunteer of the Quarter - MAR2020

Congratulations Steuart Samuels, our Volunteer of the Quarter, March 2020! Steuart has been volunteering regularly with Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley (MOWSV) since August, 2017. He started as…

Salinas Program: Volunteer of the Quarter - DEC2019

Congratulations Cheryl Henchcliff, our Volunteer of the Quarter, December 2019. Cheryl has been volunteering with Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley (MOWSV) since August, 2018. She volunteers as a…

Delivering Meals on Thanksgiving Day

Every year, Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley collaborates with the Salvation Army to assure that our clients receive a hot meal with all the fixings on Thanksgiving Day. For several years, volunteers…

Holiday Lunch 2019 - Rural Volunteers

For a second year, the Meals on Wheels staff and board hosted a holiday luncheon for our rural volunteers at the Cork & Plough in King City on December 5, 2019. We could not deliver to all the homebound…

Holiday Party 2019 - Salinas Volunteers

We had a great turn out of our stellar volunteers at the Meals on Wheels annual Holiday Dinner at Growers Pub in Salinas on 12/9/19 hosted by staff and the board of directors. Every year, MOWSV hosts…

Volunteers Honored at "Lives Well Lived" film event

At the Dali Expo (located at Custom House Plaza in Monterey) an award winning film "Lives Well Lived" was shown on Friday, October 4, 2019. "Lives Well Lived" is a feature…

Salinas Program: Volunteer of the Quarter - SEPT2019

Congratulations Leonel Oliveira, our Volunteer of the Quarter, September 2019! Leonel has been volunteering with Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley (MOWSV) since January, 2019. He has been a meal…

Two Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley Volunteers Honored

During National Volunteer Appreciation Week - April 7-13, two Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley volunteers, Tony Hedgpeth and David Louie, were honored at the United Way "Live United" Awards…

Holiday Party 2018

Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley (MOWSV) hosted their annual Holiday Party on December 10 at The Grower's Pub, Salinas. Every year, MOWSV staff and board of directors host volunteers and…

Salinas Program: Volunteer of the Quarter DEC 2018

We honor David Louie as the Volunteer of the Quarter for December 2018! Congratulations! David Louie has been a dedicated and exemplary volunteer for Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley…

Salinas Program: Volunteer(s) of the Quarter - SEPT 2018

Congratulations to a husband and wife team, Pat & Gary Wrightman, our Volunteer(s) of the Quarter for September 2018! More than a year ago, Pat was prompted to check in to volunteering for…

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 2018

Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley (MOWSV) hosted their annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner  on May 4 at the Sheriff’s Posse Grounds in Salinas. MOWSV board of directors and staff…

Salinas Program: Volunteer(s) of the Quarter - JAN 2018

Congratulations to NCI Affiliates, Inc. our Volunteer(s) of the Quarter! We asked NCI Affiliates, Inc. a little bit about the organization and here is their reply, “We at NCI Affiliates, Inc.…

Holiday Party 2017

Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley (MOWSV) hosted their annual Holiday Party on December 11 at Pajaro Grill, Salinas. MOWSV staff and board of directors hosted volunteers and their spouses for a holiday…

Salinas Program: Volunteer of the Quarter - OCT 2017

Congratulations to Marione Browning our Volunteer of the Quarter! Marione started volunteering for MOWSV more than 25 years ago because she wanted to do something to help people. “By delivering…

Salinas Program: Volunteer of the Quarter - APR 2017

Maria Kooroshfar began volunteering for Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley (MOWSV) in October of 2008. Her father had passed away earlier that year and she wanted to do something to give…

Volunteer Recognition Dinner 2017

Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley (MOWSV) hosted their annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on April 7 at the Sheriff’s Posse Ground in Salinas. MOWSV staff and board of directors hosted volunteers…

Holiday Party 2016

Photos from the 2016 MOWSV Holiday Party.

Meals on Wheels of the Salinas Valley, Inc. Needs Volunteers

Do you have a couple of hours to spare? Join our team and help us deliver meals to homebound seniors throughout the Salinas Valley.  We especially need Drivers in Greenfield. In South County the…

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