More than 400 Team Members from BJ's Wholesale Club recently spent an afternoon painting, landscaping and interacting with seniors at the Osceola Council on Aging in Kissimmee, FL. As the largest social services organization in Osceola County, the nonprofit provides an array of programs to enable independence and self-sufficiency for seniors, disabled adults, the disadvantaged and families in poverty.
On February 18th BJ’s Wholesale Club, Meals on Wheels, and Feeding America joined up for a twitter chat “#FightHunger: Working to Solve Hunger”. The chat was a huge success with over 700,000 accounts reached with over 10,000,000 impressions.
We kicked things off with introductions from our panelists:
2015 Charitable Partners: ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish®, Meals On Wheels America® and National Park Foundation
CHERRY HILL, N.J., October 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. has announced the return of its annual Share the Love event for 2015. Entering the program’s eighth year, Subaru is hoping to donate up to $15 million to its Share the Love charitable partners, which would mean a total of $65 million donated throughout the life of the program.
More than 1,800 Meals for Homebound Seniors Delivered Across 750 Homes
FALL RIVER, Mass., August 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Transportation vendor Block Island Ferry and national food network Meals on Wheels America have teamed up to provide meals for senior citizens in Fall River, Mass., thanks to Block Island Ferry’s unique partnership through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program. Block Island Ferry and CBS news station WBZ 4 employees gathered today to volunteer alongside Bristol Elders Services staff, preparing meals to be served to Fall River seniors participating in the Elder Nutrition Program.
Subaru will be teaming up with Meals on Wheels to make volunteering at over 1,000 chapters across all 50 states easier than ever through an Online Volunteer Drive. Locally, some Subaru retailers will also be hosting volunteer drives at their locations where people around the country can pledge to volunteer. Retailers will also have the opportunity to adopt a Meals on Wheels route and to host “Stuff the Trunk” events, where food and supply donations are collected and delivered to a local senior center.
Meals on Wheels America creates online tool with Subaru’s support to recruit critically needed volunteers to protect America’s seniors from isolation and hunger
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 3, 2015 /3BL Media/– Every day, local Meals on Wheels programs work hard to protect millions of seniors from the threats of isolation and hunger – an effort made possible by volunteers in communities all across the country. The number of seniors in our country continues to grow rapidly, and it will take many more volunteers to meet the escalating need. That is why Meals on Wheels America, with support from Subaru of America, Inc.
9th Annual Pet Food Drive: Help keep pets in their loving homes with the 12 days of Joy Pet Food Drive
PORTLAND, Ore. December 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Banfield Charitable Trust® and Royal Canin® invite pet owners and advocates across the country to participate in and support the 9th annual holiday pet food drive. The program launched Dec. 1 and runs through Dec. 24, featuring 12 days of promotions that will raise awareness about pet hunger, collect pet food and raise funds to benefit senior citizen pet owners needing support in the care of their companions.
Nearly 8,500 meals to be delivered to homebound seniors thanks to BAYADA Home Health Care
December 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BAYADA Home Health Care, a trusted leader in providing clinical care and support services at home for children and adults of all ages, has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to support Meals On Wheels Association of America’s Massachusetts Emergency Relief Program. The program ensures seniors have access to nutritious, shelf-stable meals in the event of inclement weather or natural disasters.
When you buy or lease a new Subaru, we’ll donate $250 to a choice of charities that benefit your community, including ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish®, Meals On Wheels Association of America® and National Park Foundation, and more than 600 Hometown Charities selected by our retailers.