Guest: Carolyn Thomas – Regional Volunteer Manager, Volunteer Solutions


Meals on Wheels (MOW) serves adults in Fairfax County, Fairfax City, and the City of Falls Church who are 60 years of age or older or are over the age of 18 with a disability, who are considered homebound. Tonight’s guest, Carolyn Thomas, the Regional Volunteer Manager, discusses volunteer opportunities with MOW, benefits for volunteers, a typical day for a volunteer, and the training (on-boarding) process.


If you would like to find out if you are eligible to receive
Meals on Wheels
Services in the Fairfax Area, please call:
(703) 324-5409

To volunteer to deliver Meals on Wheels in the Fairfax Area, please call Volunteer Solutions at: (703) 324-5406






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