While much national outrage has been evident after the President’s preliminary budget appeared to zero-out Meals on Wheels, private donations and volunteers have actually increased around the nation. However, staff and advocates of Houston’s own Meals on Wheels, (operated by Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston) emphasize the importance of a continued federal contribution to the program that feeds home-bound seniors.
(Video: KTRK 26 News)
- Activists warn Houston seniors could ‘starve’ under budget plan (Houston Chronicle)
- Sheila Jackson Lee hosted “Stop the Trump Budget, Save Meals on Wheels” (KTRK 13 News)
- Donations won’t be enough to save Meals on Wheels under President Trump’s budget plan (KIAH 39 Newsfix)
- Donations and Volunteers Flow to Meals on Wheels after OMB Chief’s Comment (Nonprofit Quarterly)