Volunteers needed immediately for Meals on Wheels deliveries Thursday
02/05/2014 5:21 PM
02/05/2014 5:45 PM
Volunteers are needed to help deliver Meals on Wheels.
Senior Services Inc. of Wichita issued a press release Wednesday saying drivers are needed to deliver meals. The winter storm that shut down services and forced the agency to cancel its meal deliveries in Wichita on Tuesday and Wednesday means the 960 clients are now out of emergency backup meals. Deliveries must be made on Thursday. The fact that many of the clients are frail, elderly and homebound, makes the delivery of the meals on Thursday crucial.
“Missing two days of safety checks is very dangerous for such a high risk group,” the news release said.
People who would like to volunteer are encouraged to call Senior Services Inc. of Wichita at 316-267-0122 and leave a voice message.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.