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Monday, December 16, 2013

MOW Teams Up With Subaru For Hungry Seniors

Meals on wheels?
Bethlehem, PA (December 12, 2013 – January 2, 2014) – Meals On Wheels of Northampton County is proud to announce its partnership with Faulkner Subaru in Bethlehem this holiday season to help put an end to senior hunger. Meals On Wheels will be “Stuffing a Subaru” with white paper bags depicting their cold bag dinners. Customers can guess how many stuffed white bags are in the car at the Faulkner Subaru dealership. The person guessing the number correctly wins a prize assortment of gift cards and items.

 This local effort is part of the Meals On Wheels Association of America’s participation in the national Subaru of America, Inc. “Share the Love” event, designed as a way for Subaru dealers to give back to their local communities.

The Subaru “Share the Love” event for Meals On Wheels of Northampton County runs from December 12, 2013 to January 2, 2014.  The dealer will donating $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased during “Share the Love” to the customer's choice of charity, including Meals On Wheels. Over the past six years, proceeds from the Subaru “Share the Love” event have provided funds to support the Meals On Wheels vision to end senior hunger.

In addition, the county MOW id eligible for a grant of up to $35,000. This can provide much needed support to help provide nutritious meals to homebound seniors in Northampton County.

"We are honored to be part of ‘Share the Love’ for a sixth straight year," said Association President and CEO Ellie Hollander. "Subaru recognizes the importance of giving back to the communities it serves. Working together, Meals On Wheels and Subaru are helping to provide more than just a meal; we’re bringing warmth and compassion to so many hungry and homebound seniors who would otherwise go without.”

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Scott Ott has announced he will lead a Tea Party assembly to protest any foreign-influenced (Subaru) activity that benefits Meals on Wheels. Of course, any domestic automaker that was "bailed out" with government debt is ineligible to participate, as well.