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Meals on Wheels & More kicks off February Campaign with the help of The Decatur Daily

The Decatur Daily is accepting contributions for Meals on Wheels this month. In 2017, $31,486 was donated by the public during the February campaign. 
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[CRYSTAL VANDER WEIT/DECATUR DAILY]

 

 

Falkville Foster Grandparent Sees Mentoring as Her Calling to Mission Work
(Decatur Daily)

May 19, 2017

Foster Grandparent Sharon Strickland of Falkville brings a heart for helping each day she serves the children at Falkville Elementary School.  As a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Sharon knows she enjoys being around children and the Foster Grandparent Program at The Partnership provides a productive outlet for her to do just that.  From helping kindergarteners learn the alphabet to guiding fourth-graders through math problems, Sharon gives her all to her foster children each and every day.

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Read Across America Finds Its Way to Guntersville
(Sand Mountain Reporter)

March 4, 2017

Guntersville staff Thania Driver and Ashley Crumbley welcomed more than 40 volunteer readers to Guntersville Head Start students for Read Across America week February 27th through March 3rd.  Mayors of both Albertville and Guntersville as well as members of the local business communities took the time to stop by and share a book with the three- and four-year-olds to help promote literacy and a love of reading.

Read Across America in Guntersville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOW&M Volunteers Relieve the Burden of Cooking with Daily Meal Delivery 

February 28, 2017

Volunteers for the Partnership's Meals on Wheels & More program bring relief to many throughout Morgan County with a daily delivery of a hot meal, a smile and conversation.  For 325 Meals on Wheels & More recipients, the delivery means they are able to enjoy a hot, nutritious meal without the burden of cooking and cleaning up.  Recipients of MOW&M services are eligible through recommendations of their physicians based on their physical and mental abilities (or disabilities).  For many, the weekday visits are the only contact with anyone else all day.  Volunteers are able to monitor recipients' physical and mental health with their short visits and brief conversations and often report clients' needs for additional services, such as home repairs and lawn care.

Meals on Wheels: Recipients enjoy volunteer visits, break from cooking