272018Sep
MCH Meals on Wheels Receives Maine Lobster Festival Grant

The Maine Lobster Festival Board of Directors awarded MCH Meals on Wheels a $1500 grant at its September 25 meeting.

MCH Inc. is the Knox County Meals on Wheels provider and has, with tremendous local support, successfully and effectively run the program for over 45 years. In 2017, MCH Meals on Wheels staff prepared and coordinated the delivery of 24,795 meals to approximately 200 clients. 55 volunteer drivers logged in 4,680 hours delivering meals and visiting with recipients. An additional 6,220 meals were provided at community dining sites.

MCH’s mission is to empower individuals, primarily older adults and people with disabilities, to maintain independent, active lives by providing them access to housing, Meals on Wheels and support services.

The Maine Lobster Festival celebrated its 71th year in August at Rockland’s Harbor Park. After serving the thousands of lobster lovers who descend upon Rockland, Maine for the Festival each year, our Board of Directors budgets the money needed to organize future Festivals and gives the rest of the proceeds back to groups, charities, and organizations throughout the Rockland area.

For more information, please contact:

Sharon Lombardo

Maine Lobster Festival

207-594-4559

To volunteer for Meals on Wheels, please contact:

Katie Tarbox

701-9641