Meals Help You Catch Your Breath

Imagine what it would be like if the detergent someone used on their clothes, a medication you’ve taken for years, or certain foods being cooked in your home could cause you to experience anaphylaxis. Imagine what it would be like if something that didn’t cause …

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Veterans Day_Bill's Story

Honoring Our Veterans

Note: The story below about Bill is just one of many unique stories about the veterans that rely on East Cooper Meals on Wheels for a meal, and so much more. We are proud to serve those who once served our country. What an honor …

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Reducing Isolation > a meal

Mr. Arther loves sitting on his porch, and that’s where his Meals on Wheels delivery drivers find him waiting for their arrival most days. He’s not a man of many words, but he is so very grateful for the people that bring him a meal …

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A safety check > a meal

When Ms. Thea’s neighbor of 20 years, Debbie, started to worry about her getting enough to eat, she knew Meals on Wheels could help. “It’s not easy for Thea to get to the grocery store or stand long enough to cook anything, and both of …

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>a meal

Nearly 10 million people in this country do not know where their next meal is coming from. Millions more experience the negative effects of living alone, including depression and isolation from social interaction with friends and family. Locally, East Cooper Meals on Wheels has found …

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Menu Tasting

We are taking you behind the scenes to learn what it takes to meal plan for more than 300 people!   We truly believe food is medicine, so in 2015 we adopted NIH standards for our new meals. Twice a year we challenge students from the …

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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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