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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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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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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LYFT Volunteers build handicap ramps for ECMOW recipients

LYFT Replaces Handicap Ramps for Homebound Neighbors

Throughout the year, we have several organizations willing to help in any way that they can, but this particular group traveled all the way from Ohio to make a difference in our community. Second Shift Community Fellowship started in 2005 as a Saturday evening worship …

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Quimbys Feeding the Mind

Feeding the Mind

Along with a healthy meal delivered to their door to keep their bodies’ strong, homebound neighbors also need activities to keep their minds sharp. That’s where the Quimby family comes in. The Quimby family has been part of the East Cooper Meals on Wheels family …

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Volunteer Manager Kelley Chapman with Phil Weakland, Volunteer of the Year 2016

Daily Nutrition with a Side of Friendship

“People like Phil volunteer for a deeper reason,” says Kelley Chapman, volunteer manager at East Cooper Meals on Wheels. When Phil was presented with the 2016 Volunteer of the Year Award, he immediately said, “I really appreciate this, but it’s not why I do it.” …

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