Volunteer of the Quarter, Q3 2018, Jane Dodge

Volunteer of the Quarter: Jane Dodge

Jane Dodge is the 2018 third quarter “Volunteer of the Quarter!” Jane began volunteering with East Cooper Meals on Wheels in 2016 as a substitute packer. Since day one, Jane jumps in at any given moment. The summer months are an ideal time for many …

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Volunteers of the Second Quarter of 2018 Kathy Whitfield and Judy Mayo with Volunteer Manager Kelley Chapman

Volunteers of the Quarter: Kathy Whitfield and Judy Mayo

Kathy Whitfield and Judy Mayo have been our Tuesday “Route F” drivers for many years. Although Kathy and Judy did not begin at East Cooper Meals on Wheels together, they were matched together, perfectly, over time. Initially, Kathy had a driving partner. Once Kathy’s partner …

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"A Meal to Remember" 2018 Gala Success

“A Meal to Remember” Gala Success

The 13th annual event, “A Meal to Remember” presented by Motley Rice, raised nearly $160,000 for East Cooper Meals on Wheels, which will provide more than 53,000 meals for homebound neighbors east of the Cooper. Guests gathered at Wild Dunes Resort on March 29 for …

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Barb Kaufman Volunteer of the First Quarter 2018

Volunteer of the Quarter: Barbara Kaufman

Barbara Kaufman was selected as the 2018 first quarter “Volunteer of the Quarter.” She began volunteering with East Cooper Meals on Wheels in 2015 as a substitute Pastry Volunteer. Since then, Barbara has become a routine Pastry Volunteer as well as Event Volunteer. Plus, she …

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East Cooper Meals on Wheels Media Coverage

Everyday Hero: Merv Horner

Long-time East Cooper Meals on Wheels volunteer, Merv Horner, was featured on News 2’s “Everyday Hero.” This clip highlights the importance of volunteers, community generosity, and feeding our neighbors. East Cooper Meals on Wheels delivers daily nutrition to residents within our service area who are …

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8 Year Old Vito Scarafile collects pet food

Eight Year Old Collects Pet Food for East Cooper Meals on Wheels

Vito Scarafile stopped by East Cooper Meals on Wheels on Dec. 19 with a donation of $200 and several bags of pet food. The 8-year-old boy had previously helped his mom, Julie Scarafile, deliver meals and wanted to know how he could help. Vito discovered …

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Two Recipients find Friendship Thanks to Volunteer

Two Recipients Find Friendship Thanks to Volunteer

In October, Isle of Palms recipient Mary celebrated her 95th birthday. She was surrounded by three of her five daughters, along with East Cooper Meals on Wheels volunteer, Pat, and new friend and fellow recipient, Dorothea. You may have read about the bond that Pat …

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East Cooper Meals on Wheels Recipient Rebecca Cummings

Living History

Can you imagine Mount Pleasant and Daniel Island as nothing but plantations and farmland? It’s hard to even imagine, let alone remember. East Cooper Meals on Wheels recipient, Rebecca Cummings was born in Charleston and raised in Mount Pleasant. She vividly remembers the way things …

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