Friday, July 5, 2013

Boeing Teams With Aging Matters to Deliver Meals

COCOA, Florida - Aging Matters in Brevard is pleased to partner with Boeing Corporation to deliver Saturday meals to the homebound through their Meals on Wheels program. Boeing employees will gather and deliver meals in North Brevard on July 13 and again in Central Brevard on July 20. 

Last year, Aging Matters in Brevard provided over 222,000 meals to more than 1,600 homebound seniors through Meals on Wheels.

 “Boeing welcomes the opportunity to partner with the dedicated and passionate staff of Aging Matters in Brevard to help those in our community who need special assistance,” said Mark Jager, Boeing Florida Operations site director. “Our annual Global Month of Service serves as a great reminder for all of us on how important it is to give back to the communities where we are fortunate to work and live.”

Cindy Flachmeier, President/CEO said, “Boeing has been a committed community partner for many years, and we appreciate their volunteerism throughout our programs. We are grateful for their on-going support of Meals on Wheels throughout Brevard County.  They truly care about and want to make a difference in the community they live in on both a personal and corporate level.”

Established in 1965, Aging Matters in Brevard is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and maintain independence and maximize quality of life for the citizens of Brevard County, particularly the elderly and disabled. One of their primary programs, The Brevard Community Kitchen, serves over 2,000 meals a day to the frailest of our citizen’s, including both elders and at-risk children.

Aging Matters in Brevard is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization recognized by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Area Agency on Aging as the Lead Agency for senior services in Brevard County. Aging Matters in Brevard services are funded by federal, state, and local grants (Eligibility requirements may apply). Private pay services are also available. Aging Matters in Brevard offers a wide variety of services to enable seniors to live safely and independently in their own homes.