Strack & Van Til patrons raise more than $43,000 to deliver meals to seniors

Strack & Van Til patrons raise more than $43,000 to deliver meals to seniors
By: Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana Last Updated: June 9, 2020

Strack and Van Til presented Meals on Wheels $43,431.09 from the Checkout Challenge, providing emergency funding for meal delivery to northwest Indiana seniors in need.

From May 4, 2020 to May 17, 2020, Strack & Van Til customers had the chance to Round Up their purchase in support of Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana. 

“Strack & Van Til customers continue to amaze us with their compassion and generosity,” said Jeff Strack, CEO of Strack & Van Til. “The health and well-being of people in the communities we serve is so important to Strack & Van Til, and we are thrilled that our customers gave so much to help our senior neighbors.”

“This is a time when it is critical to keep delivering nutrition and community support to our clients,” said Sandra Noe, Executive Director of Meals on Wheels Northwest Indiana. “We thank Strack & Van Til for partnering with us and all the Strack & Van Til patrons who rounded up their purchases. Your gifts will go a long way to ensuring the health of area seniors.”

Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana delivers nutritional meals to people in Lake, Porter, Newton, Jasper, and Starke counties; serving 1,400 meals each day. During the coronavirus pandemic, Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana has expanded its services to meet the community need.  Throughout June, clients are receiving free weekend frozen meals, thanks in part to the generosity of Strack & Van Til and their customers.

To support Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana or register for meals, visit www.mownwi.org.

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About Strack & Van Til

Strack & Van Til is a full service grocery and fresh food store that guarantees the finest quality products and the best value. We are proud to partner with Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana to make a positive difference in the community. We support local charities and celebrate values like loyalty, hard work, self-reliance, genuineness and gratitude. Since 1929, we’re Indiana’s grocery store. And we’re proud to be Indiana made. Visit us at strackandvantil.com.

About Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana

Founded in 1977, the mission of Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana (MOWNWI) is to deliver nutrition to those in need with the support of volunteers and partners.  Funding for meals is provided by people receiving meals, private foundations, grants, and individual donations.  For more information visit www.mownwi.org or follow us on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and LinkedIn.