Citymeals-on-Wheels marked an extraordinary milestone this morning as Co-Founder and Board Chair Gael Greene, founding Executive Director Marcia Stein and current Executive Director Beth Shapiro delivered our 50 millionth meal.
Just days before Thanksgiving in 1981, Citymeals Co-Founder Gael Greene read an article in the New York Times stating homebound elderly New Yorkers were not receiving meals during weekends and holidays.
On Friday, more than 400 women – journalists, government officials, actors, doctors, business leaders, members of the culinary community and more – attended Citymeals-on-Wheels’ 28th Annual Power Lunch for Women at The Plaza Hotel. This
Children from around New York City brought nutritious meals, warm smiles and kind words into the lives of the city’s homebound elderly in commemoration of National Grandparents Day (Sunday, September 7th).
Perla's family moved to the United States from Poland in 1929, when she was just an infant. Her mother anticipated the growing danger in Europe at that time. And she was right. All of Perla’s extended family perished in the Holocaust.