Watauga: Meals on Wheels 3rd Quarterly Report
Meals on Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable organization that started in 1973 to bring food to the elderly in the Fort Worth area. Now serving all of Tarrant County, Meals on Wheels has proudly delivered 657,859 meals to 3,772 homebound, elderly and disabled Tarrant County residents, including 4,799 meals to 37 clients in Watauga, in the first three quarters of their 2019 fiscal year.
Each meal costs just $6.50 to prepare, requiring $6.9 million annually in community fundraising and government grants.
Meals are available to those who are homebound for any length of time, are physically or mentally unable to prepare nutritious meals for themselves, and have no one to help them on a regular basis.