News Archive

July 6, 2016

July is the hottest month of the year in New York City, and this week’s excessive heat and humidity is especially dangerous to homebound elderly New Yorkers – the city’s most vulnerable population. Many of our frail aged neighbors live alone in apartments without air conditioning, putting them at risk of developing heat-related illnesses.

June 8, 2016

Nearly sixty culinary stars from across the globe gathered on Monday for ¡Qué rico! Celebrating Latino Cuisine & Culture: The 31st Annual Chefs’ Tribute to Citymeals on Wheels.

April 12, 2016

On Sunday, 222 generous New Yorkers gathered at Michael Jordan's The Steak House N.Y.C. to be honored for their service to Citymeals at our annual volunteer party.

March 14, 2016

On Sunday, Citymeals Board Co-President Chef Daniel Boulud hosted his 19th Annual Sunday Supper at Restaurant DANIEL – one of New York City’s most elegant dining destinations.

February 19, 2016

In 1981, restaurant critic Gael Greene and chef and cookbook author James Beard founded Citymeals on Wheels after reading a New York Times article about their homebound elderly having nothing to eat on weekends and holidays.

January 27, 2016

For nearly three decades, Citymeals has partnered with New York City shops and restaurants to raise funds that support the preparation and delivery of nutritious meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers.

January 22, 2016

Weather forecasters are predicting Winter Storm Jonas will bring up to a foot of snow to New York City on Saturday.

January 19, 2016

People across the country – including dozens of Citymeals volunteers – marked this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by giving back.

December 29, 2015

The holidays can be especially lonely for homebound elderly New Yorkers, but this year Citymeals provided 57,616 festive meals and warm companionship to help remind our older neighbors they haven’t been forgotten on Christmas.

December 15, 2015

Citymeals is deeply saddened by the loss of Lillian Vernon, longtime board member, trailblazing entrepreneur, philanthropist and friend. Even with her extremely successful national catalog and online retail corporation, Lillia