Mom in Action

Every day volunteers work together to help provide our most vulnerable older adults with fresh fruits and vegetables with their meals.

 

Testimonial from beneficiaries….

  • “MOM has enabled us to go creative. Try a baked potato smothered with this delicious sauce: Onion, tomato, zucchini all simmered with gatestimonial_2rlic powder and other favorite seasonings. Salt and pepper to taste. Simmer about 20 minutes. Pour over a baked potato with butter and more chopped onions. Yummy. Thank you, MOM, for healthy deliciousness.”
  • “Being diabetic, the fresh produce helps keep my sugar levels more even. I would not buy these on my own because of money, transportation and having a walker. I can only carry so much. Thank you again.”
  • “I am going to have a vegetable day once a week. They make meals more delicious and balanced. The vegetables help prevent cancer – especially the baby carrots and onions. Since they are high in fiber, they also fill you up and not out.”
  • “I love the oranges and other fruit, plus the onions and potatoes. I make a soup with them once a week. Love the bell peppers; I use everything in the soups, then share with friends.”
  • “This is the only fresh food I get unless I impose on a neighbor.”
  • “Please don’t stIMG_3052op my fruits and vegetables. I just love this program.”
  • “Getting the fruits and vegetables has been very helpful. The elderly find it very difficult or impossible to get to a store. The nourishment is also so important. Thank you so much for all you do. It’s so appreciated!”
  • “The fresh additions to my diet give me thought-provoking incentive to cook a little for myself.”
  • “With grocery prices so high, we can’t afford to buy many (fruits and vegetables), and I certainly do appreciate getting the bag you send each week.”
  • “I use the extra veggies and fruits for evening meals as salads, plus breakfast additions. It’s nice to have a snack that is healthy and filling.”

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