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Meals on Wheels of Chemung County just earned a 2019 Gold Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. We’re shining a spotlight on the difference we help make in the world.


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donor Privacy Policy

Meals on Wheels of Chemung County, Inc. (MOW) is committed to respecting and protecting the personal privacy of our donors.  This policy guides our staff on how they may use a donor’s personal information while honoring your contribution.  We will not sell, share, or trade our donor’s names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.  This policy applies to all information received by MOW both online and offline, on any platform, as well as electronic, written, or oral communications.  As a means of recognizing support, MOW may publish names of donors in newsletters, brochures, or other publications.  If a donor DOES NOT WISH their name to be published, please notify the office, via phone; 607-734-9535, email; or direct mail at 409 William Street, Elmira, NY 14901

Special Note

Thank you for your recent gift to Meals on Wheels of Chemung County.  You should feel great knowing your generosity is ensuring your neighbors including frail, disabled seniors are getting meals delivered to their doors.


The best way to ensure your donations make a difference locally and caring for your neighbors is to donate directly to Meals on Wheels of Chemung County. 

Giving locally makes a world of difference!  It is independent service providers like Meals on Wheels of Chemung County that provide the meals. We here at Meals on Wheels of Chemung County work directly with seniors to make your community stronger! 

Thank you again for supporting Meals on Wheels of Chemung County and know those seniors you are helping thank you also!

Make Checks Payable to:   Meals on Wheels of Chemung County, Inc

Meals on Wheels of Chemung County

409 William St

Elmira, NY 14901

Meals on Wheels of Chemung County, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  We receive funds each year from several sources including the United Way, State of New York funds, and grants from area foundations.  However we still need to raise an additional $30,000 annually through donations from residents of Chemung County, and other fund raising activities.  We need your support to continue the wonderful work that we do.  

Meals on Wheels of Chemung County does not use any form of professional telemarketing and does not pay for anyone to raise funds for us.  We have one annual fundraising event (A Night At The Races in March) and we send out newsletters and an annual appeal letter.  The fees we pay for the fund raising event, and the postage and printing costs (approximately $700) for our mailings are the only expenses that are not directly related to running our Meals on Wheels program. We accomplish this with the wonderful help of volunteers who help collate, fold, label etc.  That means almost 100% of all donated funds go directly to the operation of Meals on Wheels in Chemung County. 

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