“Meals On Wheels means so much more than just a meal; we’re bringing warmth and compassion to so many hungry and homebound seniors who would otherwise go without,” said Larry J. Tomayko, interim CEO of MOWAA.
Hence MOWAA’s vision: to end senior hunger by 2020. And their involvement in the “Share the Love” event plays a big part in reaching that milestone.
“We are honored to be a part of ‘Share the Love’ for the fifth straight year,” Tomayko added. “Subaru has always recognized the importance of giving back to the communities it serves.”
This year, MOWAA will distribute $200,000 in “Share the Love” grants to local Meals On Wheels programs that involve a Subaru dealership in their efforts to serve seniors. Last year, MOWAA was able to distribute $150,000 in “Share the Love” grants. Additionally, funds raised from the event helped them create the Subaru Institute for Leadership Development in 2009 to provide Meals On Wheels organizations with ongoing leadership and management training opportunities.
So as awareness and funds are raised during this year’s event and the partnership with MOWAA continues, there’s a realization that respective priorities have become one and the same. With continued support, MOWAA can fulfill its goal that no senior goes hungry.
Learn more about Share the Love and MOWAA.