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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 RSVP 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.