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ECMOW launches campaign to address barriers to fresh fruit and vegetables among the homebound

Jun 28, 2019

According to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, very few Americans, just one in 10, eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables every day. East Cooper Meals on Wheels is working to address the barriers …

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East Cooper Meals on Wheels launches campaign to address lack of fruits and veggies for homebound residents

Jun 28, 2019

East Cooper Meals on Wheels (ECMOW) is no stranger to making a difference in the Charleston area. The organization delivers nutritious meals to residents in Mt. Pleasant, Daniel Island, Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Cainhoy, and Wando who are unable …

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Social transitions for senior veterans

Mar 28, 2019

Retirement is typically viewed as a well deserved time of rest and relaxation from the grind of everyday life. As for many senior veterans it can be a difficult and trying time as they try to socially occupy themselves while …

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Mt. Pleasant mayor rides along with East Cooper Meals on Wheels on Live5 News WCSC

Mar 26, 2019

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – East Cooper Meals on Wheels is promoting “March for Meals” by selecting “Community Champions” throughout the month and a well-known figure in Mount Pleasant was Tuesday’s champion. Mayor Will Haynie joined the group as they delivered …

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ECMOW Fights Social Isolation As Volunteers And Recipients Forge Friendships

Nov 20, 2018

Despite our technologically-connected society, people are lonelier than ever. Nowhere is social isolation and loneliness more evident than among older Americans. According to Meals on Wheels America, one in four seniors live alone. Locally, 72 percent of East Cooper Meals …

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East Cooper Meals on Wheels: Helping Combat Isolation, One Meal at a Time

Nov 19, 2018

It’s a wonderful service that brings meals to the home-bound. But, it’s more than just feeding appetites, East Cooper Meals on Wheels is feeding the soul.

Preventing isolation and hunger one meal delivery at a time

Nov 19, 2018

While many will gather around dining tables this week to celebrate and eat warm meals with loved ones, others will not be so fortunate. And even though the world we live in today offers vast technology for communication and connection, …

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Everyday Hero: Merv Horner

Jan 30, 2018

Long-time East Cooper Meals on Wheels volunteer, Merv Horner, was featured on News 2’s “Everyday Hero.” This clip highlights the importance of volunteers, community generosity, and feeding our neighbors. East Cooper Meals on Wheels delivers daily nutrition to residents within …

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East Cooper Meals on Wheels hopes to make their clients healthier with more nutritious food

Jan 8, 2018

The Post and Courier featured our Food is Medicine initiative and talked to a member of our board, Dr. Will Bulsiewicz of Lowcountry Gastroenterology.

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Dining for a Difference

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  This East Cooper Region inspired theme invites our top supporters and sponsors to gather and enjoy signature small plates from local chefs, along with wine pairings, an open bar and the opportunity to win a culinary experience. This fundraising …

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