NEWBURGH – Staff from the Office of New York State Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) visited Meals on Wheels of Greater Newburgh on August 26th to donate facemasks and coronavirus safety information, and to thank the all-volunteer delivery team for their ongoing support of vulnerable local residents.
Working independently of city, county, and state agencies, Meals on Wheels of Greater Newburgh distributes hot, fresh meals to homebound individuals in need throughout Newburgh and New Windsor each weekday. A professionally trained kitchen staff prepares the hearty and nutritious food in a commercial kitchen; on the day of the Office’s visit, volunteers were packing delivery bags with servings of sweet and sour meatballs, buttered noodles, broccoli, and jello.
“I applaud the many dedicated volunteers and kitchen staff who keep our most vulnerable citizens nourished and cared for,” said Senator Skoufis. “Meals on Wheels is an invaluable resource for so many communities across the country, and to have a thriving branch right here in the city is vital.”
Staff would like to thank Meals on Wheels of Great Newburgh Executive Director Robin Bello and President Carole S. McDermott, and volunteers Joel Feldstein, Michele Jackson, and David McDermott, for their warm welcome. To learn more about the work of Meals on Wheels, visit MealsOnWheelsNewburgh.org. To apply to receive meals, call (845) 562-3490 on any weekday morning.