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Mayor Warren helps deliver meals for 'Meals on Wheels'

March 22, 2017 11:04 PM

Meals on Wheels could see some cuts nationwide under the proposed budget.

In Monroe County, Meals on Wheels doesn't expect to be affected by any budget changes, but on Wednesday, Mayor Lovely Warren helped deliver meals and talked about the importance of the program. It also happens to be "March for Meals" -- a national campaign during the month of March that raises awareness of senior hunger and the efforts of local communities' Meals on Wheels programs to combat it.

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"We have real people who are behind these dollars and we can to see these faces and it is important to understand that every dollar that comes into this program is used to really hope people," said Mayor Warren.

Each year, UR Medicine Home Care's Meals on Wheels program delivers 250,000 nutritious meals to vulnerable Monroe County residents.

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