Meals on Wheels gets clients ready for hurricane season

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) — A Lowcountry agency is building sure people in want get a good meal, even through a disaster.

Meals on Wheels developed almost 200 hurricane packs for elderly folks in the Lowcountry. Volunteers from Deep Perfectly Venture packed up the bags, which consist of dry snacks, and prepared-to-try to eat foods for Seniors.

These packets are offered to the customers in circumstance a storm ways and volunteers can not get them their day by day incredibly hot healthier food.

Meals on Wheels serves sizzling wholesome foods to dozens of seniors just about every working day, 52 weeks a 12 months. Numerous of their clients are homebound and would not get this style of food normally.

Lili Coleman, Government Director for Foods on Wheels of Bluffton and Hilton Head says the software is about much more than just food items, it’s about companionship.

“We verify on our customers just about every day. We knock on the doorway and make absolutely sure they are ok” explains Coleman. “There have been cases where we have uncovered them on the ground or needing support. It is a social conversation, primarily with COVID its been awful simply because they have had these small conversation.”

Meals on Wheels, with the enable of Deep Perfectly and Bluffton Self Aid, hopes to deliver all the hurricane packets in May perhaps, ahead of the season starts off.

If you would like to donate to Meals on Wheels, volunteer your time, or indication up to get a food each and every day, stop by their Facebook web site or website.