Volunteer

Do you enjoy meeting new people? 

Can you spare 1-2 hours a week or a month?

Do you want to be appreciated for the work you do?

Are you ready to make an impact in someone's life - even your own?


If you answered "Yes!" to any or all of these questions, then volunteering at Meals on Wheels may be for you!  Whether you'd like to work inside or outside, have only an hour or all day to spend, we need your help. 

 Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Meals On Wheels Home Delivery Driver 
  • Once a week
  • Once a month
  • Substitute Driver
  • Company Driver Teams
  • Phone Receptionist
  • Office Assistant
  • Kitchen Help
  • Pet Food Program
  • Santa for Seniors Program
  • Special Events - Lend a hand at the Plate Expectations Charity Auction, Deliver Lunch Bunch/Fall Feast, or one of our other fundraisers!

Interested?  Fill out a Volunteer Application or email our Volunteer Coordinator  Ma-Rita Alexander with your contact information and she'll give you a call.  

 

Corporate Delivery Partners

Successful businesses understand the importance of building stronger communities through personal involvement and service to others.  That's what makes Buncombe County such a great place to live, work and play!!! 

Here at Meals on Wheels, we offer companies the opportunity to make a difference in their community by delivering meals to the elderly. Neighborhood routes are available throughout the city and county that allow you to reach out to folks who appreciate your knock on their door and smiling face!  Just ask these businesses who already deliver Meals on Wheels:

Civitan

Rt. 3B (Kenilworth) Monday thru Friday
Stone Creek

Rt. 2 (Vanderbilt Apts., Battery Park Apts. and Altamont Apts.) on 2nd & 3rd Friday each month


Deltec Homes

Emma community on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Duke Energy
Rt. 3A (Vanderbilt Apts.) on Wednesdays

Merrill Lynch - Himan Group
Laurelwood (Sweeten Creek Rd. & Caribou Rd.) every other Monday and Shiloh community Mon-Fri.
Asheville Chevrolet

Rt. 3 (Asheville Terrace Apartments)

Home Instead Senior Care
Laurelwood (Sweeten Creek Rd. & Caribou Rd.)


Webb Insurance

Rt. 7B (Erskine St., Walton St. & Livingston) on Tuesdays

 

Delivering Meals on Wheels is a great team building activity!  On average, it takes 1-2 people approx. 90 minutes to deliver.  Routes serve 12 to 16 seniors and food/supplies are picked up at one of thirteen satellite locations close to you.  Call/email our Volunteer Coordinator, Ma-Rita Alexander @ Ph.253-5286 to find out more info about routes in your area and how to get involved!

 

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