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meals on wheels



(Social Welfare) (functioning as singular) social welfare Brit a service, usually subsidized, and run by a social services department or voluntary body, which delivers hot meals to elderly or housebound people who might otherwise be unable to have them
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rozvoz potravin
donáška jedla
muhtaçlara dağıtılan yemek


(miːl) noun
the food taken at one time. She eats three meals a day.
meals on wheels
free meals delivered by car etc to the elderly and the sick.
make a meal of (something)
to take more than the necessary amount of time or trouble over (something) or make (it) seem more complicated than it really is. He really made a meal of that job – it took him four hours!
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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PEOPLE are "panicking" about cuts to the meals on wheels service in Bolton which could come into effect next year, according to drivers.
MONDAY, July 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Meals on Wheels might do more than deliver hot food to isolated seniors: New research suggests it can serve as an early warning system for declining health.
Drew Tuchmann of Nokomis is just a normal, ordinary guy, who volunteers his time as a Meals on Wheels volunteer deliverer.
DALLAS: Nearly 1,000 Texas Capital Bank employees will gather throughout the state to partner with VNA Meals on Wheels for the largest Day of Caring in the bank's 20-year history in honor of Texas Capital Bank's 20th anniversary.
Meals on Wheels of Greenville has received a grant from Dabo's All in Team Foundation.
Tampa, FL, January 14, 2018 --( On Saturday, January 20th, over 100 community volunteers, businesses and groups will participate in Meals On Wheels of Tampa's Produce On Wheels (POW!) program.
Volunteer helpers were left astounded by the surprise dance moves of 22 over 70s who were invited to Slaithwaite Meals on Wheels' annual summer party at The Royal Oak in Manchester Road, Linthwaite.
CARDIFF'S meals on wheels are here to stay - but the city's council has warned that the cost could go up by PS1 a meal.
Overall, spending on meals on wheels for people aged 65 and over slumped 47% in the period, from PS42.1million to PS22.3million.
MEALS on wheels are being provided to 63% fewer vulnerable and elderly people in England than five years ago, according to research by Labour.