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Mathews volunteers sought for Meals on Wheels program

Bay Aging is seeking volunteers for its Meals on Wheels program, with the most acute need in Mathews County.

Typically, volunteers serve approximately two to three hours once a week delivering meals to the seniors in their community. “However, we are extremely flexible and can arrange a volunteer schedule that works for you,” a Bay Aging release stated.

Bay Aging’s Meals on Wheels program accomplishes much more than providing sustenance to homebound seniors. Meals on Wheels volunteers are a lifeline for seniors, providing friendship and safety checks for the people they serve. Because of a surge in demand brought on from the COVID-19 pandemic, already in 2020, Bay Aging staff and Meals on Wheels volunteers have delivered over 176,000 nutritious meals to frail, homebound seniors throughout the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula.

“Almost every county we serve has a rapidly growing senior population and, in many cases, Meals on Wheels deliveries are the only way these seniors ca...

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