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Meals on Wheels of Lewes & Rehoboth Celebrates New Partnership with Fish On! Restaurant

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 LEWES, Del. - Meals on Wheels of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach have entered into a new partnership with Fish On! Restaurant in Lewes.

The homebound meal program which delivers over 100,000 meals each year to clients living in Eastern Sussex County made the announcement on Monday. The two companies combined will begin providing home delivered meals as of October 1 to homebound residents.

Regarding this recent partnership, Scott Kammerer, President of Matt Haley Companies stated, "The Matt Haley Companies are committed to being a positive force in the local community and throughout the world. We are excited and honored to be chosen as a partner with Meals on Wheels to provide healthy meals to our neighbors. We will strive to deliver high quality, local ingredients to our clients in the way that Matt Haley and
his 24 other Delaware businesses have become known for."

Leaders at Meals on Wheels of Lewes and Rehoboth say this is an opportunity that they are looking forward to greatly.

"We are very excited about this alliance and are looking forward to working with Matt Haley, Scott Kammerer and their associates," said Bob Derrickson, President of Meals on Wheels of Lewes & Rehoboth's Board of Directors. "Their professionalism along with quality of product and service is rejuvenating and should prove to be enlivening for all concerned, especially our meal recipients."

According to the Meals on Wheels website, Meals on Wheels of Lewes and Rehoboth has been in operation since 1970 and is a homebound meal program delivering daily hot, nutritious meals to over 250 homebound clients each year in Eastern Sussex County.

"We have a dedicated force of over 80 dedicated volunteers who deliver meals using their own vehicles each day," says Derrickson. "All meal recipients are periodically assessed by office outreach workers to not only determine their continued eligibility, but to also assess their need for additional services, health concerns and living conditions."  Derrickson says all clients are seen by a Registered Dietitian to assess their nutritional risk and to offer nutrition counseling. Referrals are made for additional in home services when needed. To find out more information about Meals on Wheels or to volunteer with our organization, please call 645-7449 or go online at www.beachmeals.com

 

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