Volunteer of Q1 2024

Shared by Kelley Adams, Volunteer Manager Allow me to introduce to you the Volunteer of the First Quarter for 2024—Nan Ahern!  Nan is the very kind of person who defines what it means to be an Ambassador of East Cooper Meals on Wheels.  Every Tuesday, we get …

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Volunteer of Q2 2023

What a treat it is to announce Angela Redden as our Volunteer of the 2nd Quarter for 2023.  Angela is your quintessential multitasker and a community-based kind of gal!  Every Wednesday we get to see Angela as a Meal Packer. She also serves as a substitute packer on …

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Cindy Reed

Volunteer of the Quarter: Q4 2021

Shared by Kelley Chapman, Volunteer Manager We are very excited to recognize Cindy Reed as our Volunteer of the Fourth Quarter for 2021. Cindy has been a busy gal with our organization. Cindy assists us in the office several hours every Monday by answering our …

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Kelley and Gail Crosby

Volunteer of the Quarter: Q3 2021

We are honored to announce Gail Crosby as our Volunteer of the 3rd Quarter for 2021. What a multitasker this gal is!  Gail gives of her time so graciously as a Meal Packer (a regular and a substitute) and takes charge of our Office Administrative …

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Tom and Nancy

Volunteers of the Quarter: Q2 2021

Shared by Kelley Chapman, Volunteer Manager We are crazy delighted to recognize Tom & Nancy Osterhaus as our Volunteers of the 2nd Quarter for 2021. Tom and Nancy started volunteering for Meals on Wheels in 2017. Tom and Nancy drive two different routes each week, …

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2019 Volunteer of the Year

We are excited to announce Rachael Gossage as our 2019 Volunteer of the Year! Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we had to cancel our annual Volunteer Appreciation Lunch and were unable to honor Rachael. We also haven’t been fortunate enough to see her again until recently to …

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Buddy and Barbara with grandsons

Volunteers of the 2nd Quarter

Shared by Kelley Chapman, Volunteer Manager… The amazing duo, Barbara and Buddy Smith are the Volunteers of the Second Quarter of this epic year.  This fabulous couple have been our dedicated Friday drivers since joining us in June of 2018.  In addition to being our …

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Volunteer of the 1st Quarter

Shared by Kelley Chapman, Volunteer Manager Our Volunteer of the First Quarter is the uber organized Community Liaison of Benefitfocus,  Jaclyn Smith. Jaclyn has been such an “energizer bunny” since she joined us in January 2016, as she is quite the multi-tasker!  This amazing gal …

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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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The Bellaciccos, Volunteers of the Year 2018

Volunteers of the Year 2018

The 2018 Walter Notten Award for Superior Volunteer Service Award was bestowed upon Lori and Rob Bellacicco and their dog, Bella. Rob and Lori drive on Fridays — rain, snow or shine. They helped us immensely after the 2018 snowstorm when the roads were still …

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