Meals on Wheels of Rowan, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Walmart Foundation and the North Carolina State Giving Advisory Council have chosen us to receive a $25,000 grant through the State Giving Program. This grant is given to support the important work we do in Rowan County and to insure that we can continue to care for our home-bound Seniors, Convalescing and Handicapped individuals in our communities. We are most grateful for their support! Thank You!
The Salisbury Post announced the Winners in its first Annual People's Choice Awards for 2016 in the October 9th Sunday Edition. Meals on Wheels of Rowan was voted BEST NON-PROFIT in Rowan County by the people who live and work here. We thank you for your vote and your support as we continue our mission to care for the home-bound Seniors, Handicapped and Convalescing individuals in our communities! Thank You, Thank You and Thank You!
Events & Announcements
Meals On Wheels of Rowan Announces
New Executive Director!
deliver meals across Rowan County every Monday through Friday. I am grateful to be joining an organization with such a committed group of volunteers."
You are invited to come out and meet Cindy on March 1st, from noon until 8 pm at Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery and Eatery located at 421 E. Lee Street. Morgan Ridge is hosting a Giveback event where 10% of sales will be donated to Meals on Wheels.mission of Meals on Wheels, and without them, we could not deliver meals across Rowan County every Monday through Friday. I am grateful to be joining an organization with such a committed group of volunteers."
February 21, 2017 - Joining Meals on Wheels of Rowan as Executive Director is Cindy Fink. Cindy previously served as Executive Director of the Granville County United Way and the Granville Education Foundation. She also worked as Regional Director of Marketing for two NC-based pharmacies where she worked with senior living, nursing and assisted living communities. Most recently, Ms. Fink served as house director for UNC's Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority in Chapel Hill, managing two facilities and dining services for 185 members. She holds an MBA from the Bryan School of Business at UNC-Greensboro and an undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Originally from Salisbury, Cindy has recently returned "home." Her mother was the longtime Director of Child Nutrition for the Salisbury City Schools. Fink said, "My mother had a passion for feeding the children of this community. Today, home-bound senior citizens and disabled individuals are also faced with food insecurity. Over 200 individuals receive meals due to the effort of over 1,000 volunteers. Volunteers are essential to the mission of Meals on Wheels, and without them, we could not
We would like to thank each and every person who purchased meals and who volunteered with us during our 9th Annual BBQ Fundraiser yesterday! Whether you purchased meals, sold tickets, baked desserts, helped in the kitchen packing deliveries and to-go orders, waited tables in the dining room, braved the weather at the curbside pick-up tent or helped with clean up and many other tasks...we are so very appreciative of your efforts on our behalf! You helped make this our best BBQ Fundraiser ever!! Thank You, Thank You and Thank You!
Meals on Wheels of Rowan Announces Retirement of
Executive Director, Rita Sims
Connie Basinger, President of Meals on Wheels of Rowan announced, January 26, 2017, that Executive Director, Rita Sims is retiring after 11 years of service. Basinger said, “Rita is passionate about providing nutritionally balanced meals to homebound seniors across Rowan County. She has led a small staff and weekly army of volunteers who provide a safety check and offer clients a bit of socialization with the delivery of a hot meal. We appreciate Rita’s service, leadership and commitment to the homebound citizens of Rowan County.”