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Supporting Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels relies on donor support to provide nutritious meals to the homebound in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area. Your gift ensures that we will be there to provide for those who depend on us every day.

Please donate by sending your financial contribution to:

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels
PO Box 2102, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Donate using the secure online PayPal Payment system below.

Note: You do not need to have a Paypal Account in order to make a donation. When you reach the payments page you can select "Pay with debit or credit card“ or login using your Paypal username & password.

Select from the options below or enter the amount that you would like to Donate!

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We can always use the following items. Please call 919.942.2948 to coordinate drop-off at Binkley Baptist Church.

'Senior Friendly' Non-Perishable Foods:

  • Single serving fruit cups (packed in fruit juice)
  • Single serving applesauce cups (sweetened/unsweetened)
  • Pudding cups (regular/sugar-free)
  • Peanut butter or cheese snack cracker packs
  • Granola or cereal bars
  • Boost or Ensure
  • Juice boxes
  • Small boxes of raisins or other dried fruits

Office/General Use:

  • Office supply gift cards 
  • Grocery store gift cards
  • Snack-size and sandwich-size baggies

 

Employee Matching

If you or your spouse works for a firm with a matching gift program, you can double or even triple your gift to Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels. As a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels is eligible for most employers’ Corporate Matching Gifts programs.

Simply obtain the form from your company’s Human Resources Department and mail it to us at the address below along with your donation. As with your donation, 100% of your company’s matching gift will go to the preparation and delivery of nutritious meals for Chapel Hill and Carrboro’s homebound.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels
PO Box 2102, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Corporate Giving

Businesses can partner with Chapel Hill –Carrboro Meals on Wheels through a variety of established programs. Please contact our office 919.942.2948 and we will work with you to easily implement any of the following program types or to develop a customized opportunity to best meet your objectives.

• Event Sponsorships
• Matching Gifts
• Holiday Packages
• Public Service Announcements
• Customized Co-Marketing
• Holiday Cards
• Volunteer

Bequests

Leaving a gift to Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels in your will ensures that your annual support for Chapel Hill-Carrboro homebound elderly will continue in perpetuity. The following descriptions should help guide you in your planning.

Types of Bequests

Cash Bequest: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels receives a specific dollar amount.
Bequest of Property: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels receives specific assets such as securities.

Residuary Bequest: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels receives all or a percentage of the remainder of the estate after the payment of any specific bequests and all estate-related expenses.

Retirement Plan: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels is designated the beneficiary of the remainder of your IRA, Keogh, tax-sheltered annuity, qualified pension or profit-sharing plan.

Testamentary QTIP Trust: The trust provides income, and principal if needed, to your spouse for life, after which the assets pass to Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels .

Contingent Bequest: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels is given a bequest only in the event of the death of other beneficiaries.

How to make a bequest

You can include Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels at the time you write your will, or afterward, by adding an amendment.

As an example, your will could include the following wording:

“I give (all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate; or _____ dollars) to Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels for its general purposes.”