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Food support for at-risk seniors

Aug. 25. As the COVID-19 crisis continues to threaten the well-being of North Carolina seniors, the SECU Foundation has provided an additional round of disaster relief assistance to Meals on Wheels North Carolina.  The $500,000 grant will support food deliveries to over 43,000 homebound seniors statewide.

In Mecklenburg County Meals on Wheels is called Friendship Trays. Click here for more information. Mecklenburg County also has a Home Delivered Meal Program for seniors in need.

It is estimated that 400,000 senior adults in the state are food insecure.