Meals on Wheels South Florida Joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season

Top Quote Subaru Share the Love Event helps deliver nutritious meals and compassion to South Florida's seniors. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 04, 2016 - Plantation, FL - Meals on Wheels South Florida is proud to announce that it will be participating in the annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America - one of four national Share the Love charitable partners for the ninth year running. From November 17, 2016 to January 3, 2017, Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased to the customer's choice of participating charity.

    Participating Meals on Wheels America members, like Meals on Wheels South Florida, will receive a share of the revenue raised by Subaru in their state. Meals on Wheels South Florida will be raising awareness for the popular year-end sales and giving event, and drive support for Meals on Wheels through their Next Meal Club mixer, radio promotions, social media engagement, and e-mail marketing.

    "It is a true testament to the value of Meals on Wheels and the strength of our nationwide network that Subaru of America and its customers choose to give back to this vital service year after year," said Ellie Hollander, President and CEO, Meals on Wheels America. "Since its inception, Share the Love has helped deliver more than 1.4 million meals to seniors served by Meals on Wheels. It is our hope that this year's event ensures that even more seniors receive the nourishment they need to continue living independently at home."

    This year, for the first time throughout the life of the program, there will be no cap on the total donation from Subaru of America to its Share the Love charitable partners. By the end of this year's event, Subaru hopes to exceed a grand total of $90 million donated since the creation of Share the Love.

    "We at Subaru are thrilled to support our national and hometown charity partners for the ninth consecutive year," said Alan Bethke, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Subaru of America Inc. "Through the Share the Love platform we are proud to continue our commitment to the causes our customers care about most and look forward to exceeding a grand total of $90 million donated through this initiative."

    By purchasing or leasing a new Subaru during the Event and selecting Meals on Wheels America as your charity of choice, you can help deliver nutritious meals and other important services to seniors right here in South Florida.

    For more information, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/sharethelove.

    About Meals on Wheels South Florida
    Meals on Wheels South Florida is a private nonprofit organization providing hunger-relief services since 1985. Their mission is to end hunger across all ages with kindness, dignity and compassion. Meals on Wheels serves more than 10,000 seniors an estimated 1.5 million meals annually throughout the South Florida region. Meals on Wheels administers programs and services including: home meal delivery, community-based dining, meals for companion pets, grocery shopping assistance and emergency meals. For more information, please call 954.731.8770 or visit www.mowsoflo.org.

    About Meals on Wheels America
    Meals on Wheels America is the oldest and largest national organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network exists in virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America's seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. By providing funding, leadership, education, research and advocacy support, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time. For more information, or to find a Meals on Wheels provider near you, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org.

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