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Item or Series Title Mobile Meals, Inc.
Catalog Number 2015-03-008
Description This collection contains information on the Mobile Meals program which was a project of the College Women's Volunteer Service in greater Lansing, Michigan. Included are annual reports, Board of Directors lists, by-laws and policies, and other information.

From a document on Mobile Meals history in the collection: The Lansing area Junior League and the Health Committee of the Project on Aging conducted a survey in 1959 to determine meal needs for area senior citizens. The pilot project with five subscribers began in 1960 with support from the AFL-CIO, and it was formally adopted by the College Women's Volunteer Service in September of that year. It received further sponsorship from Sparrow Hospital, the Lansing Automobile Dealers Association, and the American Red Cross. It was incorporated in December, 1960, as Meals on Wheels.

Due to the success of the program and related publicity, in 1967 the project's name was changed to Mobile Meals because the rights to Meals on Wheels were exclusively held by another group.

The Mobile Meals project ran for over 40 years, but due to the loss of a signficant funding source and a steadily decreasing number of clients, service was ended in December 2004, and the organization was dissolved in 2006.

Collection Title Mobile Meals Inc.
Creator Mobile Meals, Inc.
Dates of Creation 1960-2006
Year Range from 1960
Year Range to 2006
Object Name Fonds
Copyright Information Capital Area District Libraries makes no representation that it is the owner of the copyright in any published material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright.
Search Terms Food supply
Senior citizens
Lansing (Mich.)
Volunteer organizations
Containers 5th Annual Report
12th Annual Report
13th Annual Report
14th Annual Report
15th Annual Report
16th Annual Report
17th Annual Report
18th Annual Report
19th Annual Report
20th Annual Report
21st Annual Report
22nd Annual Report
23rd Annual Report
24th Annual Report
25th Annual Report
26th Annual Report
27th Annual Report
28th Annual Report
29th Annual Report
30th Annual Report
31st Annual Report
32nd Annual Report
33rd Annual Report
34th Annual Report
35th Annual Report
36th Annual Report
36th Annual Report
37th Annual Report
38th Annual Report
39th Annual Report
40th Annual Report
41st Annual Report
42nd Annual Report
43rd Annual Report
25th Anniversary
Annual Meeting Reports
Application Forms
Board of Directors Lists
By-Laws and Poilicies
Newspaper Clippings
Non-profit Status and Dissolution