The Citymeals Blog

Food for Though

Posts from Beth Shapiro

Citymeals on Wheels marked a major milestone, delivering our 60 millionth meal to 80-year-old Dorothy.

On Mother's Day, I'll be thinking of 101-year-old Josephine who dedicated her life to caring for children.

Citymeals mourns the loss of Board Member Michael Lynne, who dedicated nearly 30 years to supporting homebound elderly New Yorkers.

We deliver 2 million meals a year. Behind that number are stories of lives changed. Read our Annual Report.

The opening of Citymeals' new warehouse expands our capacity and resources to meet the needs of the city's growing senior population.

A fashion industry leader and longtime Citymeals Board Member, Ruth's impact on the lives of homebound elderly New Yorkers can hardly be measured.

As Mother’s Day approaches, I think of Mamie – the first Citymeals recipient I met. She lived in the same Brooklyn neighborhood as my grandmother.

The new year began with frigid temperatures – the kind of cold that gets in your bones. This weather can be especially dangerous for older people...

I was lucky enough to know my paternal grandmother Stella for the first 13 years of my life. Her kitchen was a place of great warmth and comfort.

For Citymeals, it’s important to provide our meal recipients with food that is Kosher for Passover, and also reflects what they have known and enjoyed...

Earlier this month we learned meals on wheels programs across the country could be at risk of deep cuts to federal funding.

How will this impact...

I’m thrilled to welcome you to the new Citymeals blog – Food for Thought.

Last November we launched our new website. More than ever before, you can...