Ways to Give
You can donate on-line with a credit card or send a check, made payable to Meals on Wheels, to P.O. Box 37639, Raleigh, NC 27627-7639
Meals on Wheels of Wake County is a 501c(3) organization.
- $80 provides meals for one person for one month
- $500 provides meals for six months
- $1000 provides meals for a year
Help Us Meet the Challenge!
Meals on Wheels of Wake County has accepted an $85,000 Challenge Grant from The Stewards Fund of Raleigh. In order to receive this grant, MOW must raise $85,000 from increased gifts from existing donors, renewed gifts from lapsed donors, and gifts from new donors. The gifts must be received between November 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013. Your generous help is needed to meet this challenge.
Memorial/Honorary Giving provides you, the donor, with the opportunity to remember special individuals with a memorial or honorary gift. Gifts may be made “In Memory of” an individual to commemorate a loved one’s life, or “In Honor of” an individual who is special in your life. Gifts may also be made in honor of special occasions, such as birthdays and anniversaries.
At your request, Meals-on-Wheels will send a card to the individual whom you designate to notify them of your gift. The amount will not be disclosed.
Not sure what to send that special person for the holidays? Well – forget the fruit cake! For a gift of $20 per card you can let Meals on Wheels take care of your holiday gift list. Send us the name(s) and addresses on the people you what to receive the card and we’ll take care of it. Your friends and family will receive a special card informing them that you made a gift to Meals on Wheels in their honor. It’s a terrific way to celebrate the season of giving. CLICK HERE TO ORDER
Cards also available for Mother’s and Father’s Day.
Giving through a Will or Trust
Leave your legacy by making a gift from your estate to benefit seniors in Wake County both now and into the future. If you would like to include our organization in your will or trust, we highly recommend you consult an attorney.
The following statements may be helpful in directing a future gift to Meals-on-Wheels:
I hereby give to Meals-on-Wheels of Wake County, Inc., Federal Tax I.D. # 56-1061085, located at 1001 Blair Drive, Raleigh, NC, the sum of $____ to be used as its Board of Directors deems advisable for the benefit of seniors in Wake County.
I hereby give to Meals-on-Wheels of Wake County, Inc., Federal Tax I.D. # 56-1061085, located at 1001 Blair Drive, Raleigh, NC, ____% of my estate to be used as its Board of Directors deem advisable for the benefit of seniors in Wake County.
The information on this site is not intended as legal, tax or investment advice. For such advice, please contact an attorney, tax professional or investment professional.
To make a gift of stock, please contact Meals on Wheels at 919-833-1749 and ask for Mary Kate Keith. You will receive contact information for our broker.
Meals-on-Wheels regularly seeks donations of products and services to help meet the needs of seniors. In-kind donations are also needed for our annual FAT TUESDAY BENEFIT.
By supporting Meals-on-Wheels, you join an elite group of companies, organizations, service clubs, churches, and individuals who are demonstrating their commitment to make Wake County better for us all. Sponsorship of our programs insures that proceeds go directly to benefit Wake County seniors.
- Adopt-a-Day Sponsor – For a sponsorship of $5,000 you can underwrite the costs of a day’s meals.
- Fat Tuesday Sponsor – Sponsors are needed to help to underwrite the costs for our annual benefit.
For complete details of how to Adopt-a-Day or become a Fat Tuesday sponsor please call Mary Kate Keith at 919-833-1749.
Workplace Campaigns & Matching Gifts
Many companies have a Corporate Matching Gift program and will match your monetary and/or volunteer contribution with a corporate gift. Check with your employer to find out if they offer this great way to increase the value of your giving. Our organization is one of the many that benefits from your participation in the United Way or Combined Federal Campaign held in your workplace.
Our codes are: State Employees Combined Campaign – 1820
Thank you for your participation!
WISH LIST FOR CONGREGATE DINING ROOMS:
Participants at our congregate dining rooms often need assistance with some basic household necessities. These items can be dropped off at our office at 1001 Blair Drive in Raleigh. We request that these items be new.
Rolls of paper towels, dishwashing liquid, toilet paper, soap, toothpaste, cleaners
Prepackaged snacks (i.e. microwavable popcorn, crackers), postage stamps, gas cards and gift cards for local grocery stores.
Volunteers are the heart of Meals On Wheels. To find out more about how you can help your senior and disabled neighbors CLICK HERE.
Meals on Wheels relies on private support to strengthen and advance its cause of caring for our homebound neighbors. Find out more about WAYS TO GIVE.