The Montgomery Area Council On Aging
SERVING SENIORS IN THE RIVER REGION 45 YEARS
We Are Meals On Wheels
The Montgomery Area Council On Aging assists senior citizens by providing services to promote independent living, by offering opportunities to enhance quality of life, and by increasing
community awareness of senior issues.
MACOA Recent News
WINTER HIGHLIGHT NEWS SHOWCASES SERVICE TO SENIORS
We are excited to kick off 2017 with the Winter Issue of Highlight News! Read it here to learn the latest updates, news, and activities about our service to Seniors!
CULINARY CAPER TO CELEBRATE MEALS, MOMENTS, AND MEMORIES
Join us for the 23rd Annual Culinary Caper on Sunday, March 5th to experience the area’s finest chefs and restaurants, a Silent Auction with a variety of items and an opportunity to participate in a “Dine Out On Us” raffle featuring $1,000 worth of restaurant gift cards which will serve as another special highlight. We are also pleased to honor the Working Woman’s Home Association with the Third Annual Rick Heinzman Memorial Meals On Wheels Award at this year’s Caper. The afternoon of food, fun, fellowship, and fundraising will benefit MACOA and Meals On Wheels, which serves 400 homebound Seniors in Montgomery. Click here to learn more about how you can make your reservation and for more get details!
WCOV GENEROUSLY GIVES TO SUPPORT SENIORS
We are thankful to WCOV as a Corporate Route Partner delivering meals and more for Seniors. We are thrilled to kick off 2017 with a generous donation of $5,000 to help fund Meals On Wheels routes for homebound Seniors. Thank you WCOV for giving back and lifting up our neighbors!
ALABAMA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION JOINS AS A CORPORATE ROUTE PARTNER AND DONATES
Join us as we welcome the Alabama Hospital Association as our newest Corporate Route Partner. Thank you for delivering to homebound Seniors in our community and for the generous contribution to support Meals On Wheels!
ALFA GIVES BIG TO SUPPORT SENIORS
'Tis the Season for giving. ALFA provided a big surprise for our homebound Seniors and Meals On Wheels with a generous gift of $5,000! We are grateful for their continued support as they prepare and deliver meals each weekday to Seniors. Thank you ALFA for being a valuable partner offering hope and help in our community! We are overjoyed and thankful for this blessing to help our program continue serving Seniors!
THANK YOU TO ALL HELPING HANDS AND OPEN HEARTS WHO SPREAD CHEER WITH HOLIDAY BAGS FOR OUR HOMEBOUND SENIORS
CULTURE, CUSTOMS, AND CUISINES FEATURED AT INTERNATIONAL TASTING
Nearly 400 guests experienced a trip around the world during the Global Extravaganza hosted by MACOA at the 12th Annual International Tasting on Sunday, November 13th. The afternoon featured cultural surprises, International cuisine, customs, and festive entertainment. Tang’s Alterations served as the major sponsor for this benefit to support MACOA and Meals on Wheels! There was a feast of gourmet dishes to satisfy every appetite with authentic cuisine featuring nearly 40 delicious food items ranging from various flavored sushi rolled on site, roast duck, poppy seed chicken casserole, bread pudding, Dutch cookies, sweet potato casserole, Lebanese hummus and pita chips, Thai Pad Thai, German Sausage and Kraut, Mediterranean stuffed rolled grape leaves, and Mexican chimichangas, rice, and beans cuisine, to name a few! Click here to read more and see photos!
MACOA HONORS NINE AT 29TH ANNUAL SENIORS OF ACHIEVEMENT
The Montgomery Area Council On Aging (MACOA) honored the 2016 Seniors of Achievement during an awards ceremony and luncheon at the Montgomery Country Club on October 19, 2016. Seniors were nominated and selected based on their significant personal, professional, and civic contributions. During the presentation, David Woods- President Woods Communications Corp and WCOV Fox, also received the Special Friend of MACOA award. MACOA is proud to recognize these special seniors in our community! Click here to view more pictures and see full list of honorees!
LET'S DO LUNCH!
ADAMS DRUGS GIVES BIG
MACOA PROUDLY PARTICIPATES IN LAUNCH OF AMERICA, LET'S DO LUNCH!
Meals on Wheels America is thrilled to launch a first-of-its-kind national awareness campaign with the Ad Council designed to inspire and recruit a new pipeline of volunteers for the nationwide network of Meals on Wheels programs. Through heartfelt PSAs created by pro-bono creative agency Anomaly and award-winning photographer Mark Seliger, "America, Let's Do Lunch™" shines an important spotlight on just a few of the 2.4 million seniors Meals on Wheels serves each year. MACOA is proud to participate in this launch of #LetsDoLunch to serve Seniors in our community! To learn more about volunteering with us click here!
HYUNDAI FUNDS A ROUTE TO FEED SENIORS
“Since 2011, HMMA Team Members have helped prepare food for Meals on Wheels routes as part of the 9-11 Corporate Day of Service,” said Rick Neal, senior vice president – human resources and administration, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. “Giving back to the community is a cornerstone of HMMA’s corporate social responsibility efforts. MACOA provides an invaluable service to homebound seniors in our community and we are leased to support their Meals on Wheels program by sponsoring a route in Montgomery.” We are grateful for the $10,000 contribution from Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama to fund a Meals On Wheels route to feed 10-12 homebound Seniors hot nutritious noon meals for an entire year!
MACOA receives 2016
MAX Community Achievement Award
MACOA is proud to be the 2016 recipient of the MAX Community Achievement Award! This is an honor to be recognized at the MAX Community Reception for our service to Seniors for over 40+ years. We are pleased to have MAX Credit Union serve as a Corporate Route Partner volunteering to deliver Meals On Wheels to fight against Senior hunger and isolation. Thank you for this award, the generous $2,500 contribution, and the video capturing meaningful moments. We look forward to our continued partnership for many years ahead!
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MACOA VIDEO FOR THE
2016 MAX COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD!
MARCH FOR MEALS TO DELIVER HOPE AND HELP TO HOMEBOUND SENIORS
Our March for Meals efforts will feature a series of unique opportunities for you to get involved as a guest Meals On Wheels (MOW) delivery driver, participate in the #MACOAM4Meals social media campaign, promote awareness of MOW, and many other exciting opportunities to garner support to help deliver nutritious meals, friendly visits, and safety checks to seniors. To join us anytime in March contact Chacolby Burns-Johnson at (334) 263-0532 or email@example.com!
JOIN US ON THE GREEN FOR SWINGING FORE SENIORS
Join us for the 16th Annual Swinging Fore Seniors Golf Classic to help support MACOA and Meals On Wheels. Enter your team now for a change to win great prizes while supporting homebound Seniors in our community. Learn more here!
THE WORKING WOMAN'S HOME ASSOCIATION HELPS FUND MEALS ON WHEELS ROUTES
Thank you Working Woman's Home Association for the generous grant in the amount of $20,000 to help fund two Meals On Wheels routes. Our Senior neighbors are grateful for this continued support and partnership!
FEBRUARY ARCHIBALD FRIENDS NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE NOW!
Get the latest news, updates, and activities in the February issue of Friends. Don't miss the exciting day trip, luncheon, arts & crafts, dancing, stretch and flex, and much more. Read all about it here!
OUR VOLUNTEERS DELIVER AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR SENIORS
SAVE THE DATE
To view complete list of upcoming activities and dates click here:
February 20, 2017
President's Day Holiday/Office Closed
February 21, 2017
Archibald Center Luncheon
March 1, 2017
MACOA Board of Directors Meeting
March 5, 2017
23rd Annual Culinary Caper
Alabama Activity Center
April 3-8, 2017
Archibald Center Spring in Washington, DC Trip
April 5, 2017
45th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting
April 5, 2017
MACOA Board of Directors Meeting
April 21, 2017
RSVP Montgomery Volunteer Recognition Luncheon
First Baptist Church
April 28, 2017
16th Annual Swinging Fore Seniors Golf Classic
Robert Trent Jones Capitol Hill (Legislator Course)
July 11-18, 2017
The Best of Eastern Canada Trip
Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, & Toronto
September 21-29, 2017
8 Day/7 Night Pacific Coastal Cruise with overnight in Seattle Aboard Royal Carribean's "Explorer of the Seas"
November 12, 2017
14th Annual International Tasting
Southern Homes & Gardens
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Hours of Operation:
Monday - ThursDAY
8:00am to 4:30pm
8:00am to 12:00pm
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River Region United Way Affiliate
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