# Meals on wheels
Tarrant County Commissioners Court Approves Funding for Air Conditioners
The Tarrant County Commissioners have agreed to give $180,000 to Meals on Wheels to provide A/C units to the most vulnerable.Tim Mossholder/Unsplash. As the summer heat continues to be unbearable, the Tarrant County Commissioners Court just approved a $180,000 grant agreement with Meals on Wheels, to provide air conditioners for the most vulnerable residents. The commissioners reached a unanimous decision during their Tuesday meeting. The Star-Telegram reports that Meals on Wheels will be able to pay for 180 units.
ALCO Meals on Wheels looking for volunteers
(John Moore / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) Alameda County Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteers to help with meal delivery. Meals on Wheels is a federal program designed to assist seniors dealing with food insecurity. According to the program, one in five Americans is over 60, with roughly 12,000 more turning 60 every day.
Lafayette Teen Jake Hammerman Receives Award for Volunteerism with Meals on Wheels Diablo Region
(Lafayette, CA – March 31, 2022) Lafayette teen Jake Hammerman has won the 2022 Youth Hall of Fame Volunteerism Award for the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors’ 28th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Commemorative Celebration. "We recognize our 2022 Youth Hall of Fame awardees whose commitment to service and community are to be applauded," said Board Chair, Supervisor Karen Mitchoff.