Ms. JoAnn and Mr. Jake

Ms. JoAnn and Mr. Jake

With the help of programs like Graceful Gatherings and Grace at Home, Ms. Joann is finding support and new ways to help care for Mr. Jake as he fights Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

Mr. Walter

Mr. Walter

If he didn’t receive Meals on Wheels, Mr. Walter, 100, says he would just eat a bowl of cereal. He appreciates the reliability and good food we are able to provide. Read More

Ms. Patricia

Ms. Patricia

Ms. Patricia relies on Meals on Wheels, often for the only meal she eats in a day, and she appreciates the delicious, healthy food and a regular check-in. Read More

Ms. Cissy

Ms. Cissy

Though Ms. Cissy, a former Meals on Wheels recipient, passed away in 2019, her daughter Cheryl keeps her memory alive by volunteering to care for San Antonio seniors. Read More

Ms. Guadalupe

Ms. Guadalupe

Living on a fixed income, Ms. Guadalupe is thankful for the service Meals on Wheels provides. Read More

Ms. Imogene

Ms. Imogene

Even in trying times, Ms. Imogene finds beauty and happiness in the simple things: her garden, her faith and the friendships of Meals on Wheels volunteers. Read More

Mr. David Schmidt

David Schmidt

Mr. David, a Korean War veteran, is one of almost 4,000 clients Meals on Wheels has served during the COVID pandemic. Read More

Ms. Jo Ellen

Ms. Jo Ellen

Ms. Jo Ellen benefits from regular meal delivery as well as Friendly Visitor, a program designed to help combat isolation. Read More

Ms. Lillie

Ms. Lillie

In order to stretch her fixed income to cover medical and household expenses, Ms. Lillie had to share her food with her dog, Chanel. Thanks to the AniMeals program through Meals on Wheels San Antonio, now they both receive nutritious food in their home. Read More

Miss Rosemary

Gabby and Miss Rosemary

Miss Rosemary has been a Meals on Wheels client for six years. Though she doesn’t get many visitors, she always looks forward to spending an hour and a half with Gabby playing Old Maid and teaching her how to age gracefully. Read More

Sandra Forgy

Sandra Forgy

For Sandra Forgy, Meals of Wheels provides more than just meals. It gives her friendship and a peace of mind that she’ll be taken care of, no matter what. Read More

Roy Brewer

Roy Brewer

Roy Brewer is 93 years old. He is blind, and after the recent death of his wife of 74 years, Joyce, he lives alone. No longer having his sight, he has learned to navigate his home by touch. His neighbor, Mr. Appleton, has stepped in to help him with his affairs, assisting with automatic bill payments and checking in daily, but he doesn't cook. Read More

Louise Belfi Fletcher

Louise Belfi Fletcher

World War II veteran Louise Belfi Fletcher was just 15 when she joined the Civil Air Patrol in 1942. A year later, when she turned 16, she joined the Marines. Having been raised by a Swiss grandfather in Italy for much of her childhood, the Ohio-born girl spoke four languages, which she knew would be useful for the war effort. Read More

Clara Etta Williams

Clara Etta Williams

If you are a Meals on Wheels volunteer, you may have been lucky enough to have met Ms. Clara Etta Williams. Clara has been a meal recipient since 2003 and her influence on the program dates back to the inception of Meals on Wheels San Antonio in 1977. Read More