It is all in a good day's work

Taking off: CGMOW volunteer Julie and staff members Kerry and Dianne are on the run with Meals on Wheels goodie bags.
Taking off: CGMOW volunteer Julie and staff members Kerry and Dianne are on the run with Meals on Wheels goodie bags.

A broad community service requires a lot of organisation and the team at CGMOW know just how to do it.

There are five hot meal runs and a frozen run most days in Cowra and surrounding villages. Firstly staff organise the run sheets for delivery, ensuring all volunteers are right for the day.

Help: Cowra Special Needs Service members get invloved.

Help: Cowra Special Needs Service members get invloved.

After sign-on, volunteers collect their run sheet and head to the local supplier to pick up the locally cooked fresh hot meals.

There are usually two volunteers a run with up to 12 volunteers per day giving their time, care and love.

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Volunteers greet the client with a smile, spending a short time with them as a method of monitoring and checking their well being.

Finally, volunteers return to the office to sign off and discuss any issues. Staff follow up on any well being issues if required.

Transportation: CGMOW staff wouldn't be without the truck which helps deliver more than 44,000 meals throughout the region yearly.

Transportation: CGMOW staff wouldn't be without the truck which helps deliver more than 44,000 meals throughout the region yearly.