What We Deliver

Citymeals on Wheels provides a continuous lifeline of nourishing meals and vital companionship to nearly 22,000 of our homebound elderly neighbors. Since 1981, we've delivered nearly 70 million meals to older New Yorkers in need.

Meal Programs

Weekend, holiday and emergency meals for vulnerable older New Yorkers.

Weekend Meals

Home-delivered meals for Saturdays and Sundays.
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Holiday Meals

Festive meals for major holidays.
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Holiday Boxes

Ready-to-eat meals delivered ahead of major holidays.
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Emergency Meals

Bags with shelf-stable meals for localized emergencies.
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Emergency Food Packages

 Ensuring recipients have food on hand in case of extreme weather.
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Mobile Food Pantry

Supplemental food delivered to those most at risk of malnutrition.
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Volunteer Programs

Citymeals has a network of compassionate volunteers who make our work possible.

Meal Delivery

Delivering meals on foot and by car from local older adult centers.

Social Calls

Reaching out to isolated elderly New Yorkers over the phone for a weekly chat. 

 MEAL Packing

Assembling food packages at Citymeals Distribution Center in the Bronx.

Handmade Cards

Crafting cards for our meal recipients for holidays, birthdays and special occasions.
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Citymeals Ready-to-eat

Citymeals offers nutritious, ready-to-eat meal packages for a range of institutional partners.
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Aging INitiatives 

Citymeals also provides support to older New Yorkers through special initiatives, trainings and advocacy work. 

Elder Abuse & Alzheimer’s Disease Training

Educating Citymeals staff and volunteers to better support our meal recipients. 
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See our work in action