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Mon-Fri 8:30-1:00

Lexington, KY 40505

Who is Eligible?

Meals on Wheels of Lexington, Inc.
A Non-Profit Organization Established in October 1969.

Who is Eligible?

Inability to prepare or provide your own meals is the only qualification for participation in the program. Upon request for Meals on Wheels, we will determine with you your eligibility for the program.

Meals on Wheels costs $30 per week, for delivery of three meals a day Monday through Friday. This includes holidays, if the holiday falls on a weekday. We are unable to provide special diets at this time.

Procedures

Clients are asked to be available to receive their meals. If they must be away when delivery is made, but still want their meals, they need to leave a cooler with a lid at the door. The cooler must have ice...

History

The Lexington Meals on Wheels project started on October 27th, 1969 in Barbara Robertson’s kitchen serving five clients. Barbara was the wife of Second Presbyterian’s pastor at the time and served with Meals on Wheels in their Flagship unit in Baltimore. Shortly afterward, the renovation of the kitchen at Second was completed, and meals have been prepared and packed there ever since, except the year Second’s new kitchen was being constructed and Temple Adath Israel hosted the service. Rotating menus with balanced nutritional meals were planned and monitored by Marion Webster from Second Presbyterian and Helen Ward from Trinity Hill United Methodist.