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Help Meals on Wheels at its gala - The Galveston County Daily News : Guest Columns

September 20, 2014

Guest column Help Meals on Wheels at its gala

Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:05 am

One million! One million of anything is an extraordinary amount. That is the number of meals served to the homebound, elderly and infirm of our city by Galveston Island Meals on Wheels since its inception in 1974. 

At our present cost of $4.50 per meal, that would be an expenditure of $4.5 million — a staggering sum for a volunteer organization that receives no federal, state, county or city tax support.

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