By Sarah Brown
The New Era 

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Nourishment and Compassion


July 26, 2023

Sarah Brown

A line of volunteers place servings of hot food in a food pack.

Jean Kuhns, a delivery driver for Meals on Wheels (MOW), knocks on a door and is greeted by two big dogs who have become familiar with her regular visits. She hands a sealed hot food tray to the man at the door and notices he has a scab on his nose.

“Are you okay,” she asks him, to which he explains he had a dizzy spell and fell.

Some time back, this man told her he hadn’t eaten since her last delivery because his car broke down and he had no way to get to the store. It’s opportunities like this – to make sure people are getting by okay – that Kuhns appreciates.

MOW, under the...

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