Meals on Wheels

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Feeding Hungry Seniors and Keeping Them in Their Homes

Meals on Wheels helps older adults and persons with disabilities in Eastern Iowa meet their daily nutritional needs by delivering hot, fresh, ready-to-eat meals in addition to frozen meals and breakfast bags.

Our clients can receive meals for a short duration while they’re recovering from a hospital stay, as respite care for their family who usually provides meals for them, or on an ongoing basis each weekday.

For home-bound seniors and their family members, the daily meal provides a sense of security knowing someone will be stopping in to check on them Monday through Friday. Contact our Meals on Wheels Department at (319) 398-3574 for questions or assistance.

Congregate Dining Sites

Congregate meals are available to any adult 60 or older, their spouse regardless of age and their child with disabilities (who lives with and attends with an eligible parent). In addition to meals, the congregate sites provide the opportunity to socialize with others, participate in activities such as BINGO, card games, or knitting, and hear presentations on topics such as heart disease, strokes and more.

The following congregate dining sites serve lunch Monday through Friday:

Horizons Brownstone Lunch Club
819 5th St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
Phone: 319-398-3574

SE Linn Community Center
108 South Washington Street
Lisbon, IA 52253
Phone: 319-455-2844

Iowa City Senior Center
28 S Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: 319-338-0515

Goodwin Dining Center
223 8th Ave. P.O. Box 218
Wellman, Iowa
Phone: 319-646-2711

Meals on Wheels Referral Form

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Become a Meals on Wheels Volunteer

Volunteers are the hearts and hands of our programs. Not only do they prepare and deliver meals to homebound seniors in our local community, they also provide the seniors with a warm, friendly smile when they arrive at the door. There are numerous volunteer opportunities at Meals on Wheels. People of varied interests and abilities can help – whether they want to be hands-on or behind the scenes.Timing can be flexible for some tasks.


Contact Horizons about volunteering with Meals on Wheels to help home-bound seniors stay in their homes longer and be healthier.

To Donate

We rely on the generous support of people like you to help us serve our clients who are often the most frail and isolated in our community. These meals help people stay independent, healthier, and in their own homes. 

The need continues to grow but yet the funding for this program stays flat. Your monetary contributions (even made on behalf of someone else or in memory of someone) help us to meet the needs of home bound seniors.

Horizons is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, and donations made to us are generally tax deductible. Always seek the advice of a tax professional when determining whether your contributions qualify for deduction.

To donate online click here. By mail, please send a check to:

            Horizons, A Family Service Alliance
            819 5th Street SE
            Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-0667


Buy A Meal Feed A Senior

Horizons is thrilled to announce Catering for a Cause, the delicious way to make a difference. Contact us for your meetings, events, staff appreciation, or a group lunch delivered to your place of business. Each meal purchased provides a meal for an older adult in need through the Meals on Wheels program. Don’t forget the colossal cookies!

To Order Contact

Sandy Osborn
(319) 398-3943 Ext. 1306

One order per organization, event, or group please. Orders must be received at least 48 hours in advance.

Adult Menu Catering For A Cause
Contract Catering

Horizons provides quality, freshly prepared CACFP compliant breakfasts, lunches, and snacks delivered to your childcare or children’s program. Meals will arrive at your site packaged family style and ready to serve. Sample menus are available by request. Let our knowledgeable and experienced staff handle meal preparation, so that you can focus on what you do best!

Information we’ll need to know: What is your average attendance? Where are you located? How are you funded? What time do you need meals delivered?

To Order Contact

Sandy Osborn
(319) 398-3943 Ext. 1306

Orders must be received at least 48 hours in advance.

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