Plantation, FL, July 27, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Broward Meals on Wheels announced today Robert Mazal, a volunteer with the organization for more than 15 years, has been nominated for the Meals On Wheels Association of America’s American Volunteer Contest. The Meals on Wheels program whose volunteer receives the most votes through the Association’s Facebook app will receive $1,000 and a fully-produced video to promote the great work they’re doing in the community.
Supporters can vote for Robert Mazal at www.facebook.com/mowaa from Monday, July 28 through Sunday, August 13. Prizes will be awarded to the top three vote-getters, as well as to the entry chosen for the Association’s Staff Pick.
“The American Volunteer Contest was designed to recognize volunteers as the backbone of Meals on Wheels,” said Ellie Hollander, President and CEO of the Meals On Wheels Association of America. “It’s our dedicated army of two million volunteers that delivers not only one million meals a day nationwide, but also the friendly smile and safety check that enable seniors to remain independent in their own homes.”
The 2014 American Volunteer winners will be honored at the 2014 Meals On Wheels Annual Conference and Expo August 26-28 in Scottsdale, AZ.
About Broward Meals On Wheels
Broward Meals on Wheels (BMOW) is a private nonprofit organization providing service since 1985. Our mission is to provide essential services that improve health, reduce isolation and promote independent living for seniors in our community. We serve more than 10,000 seniors an estimated 1.5 million meals each year throughout Broward County. The volunteer family at BMOW helps administer programs and services including: home meal delivery, community-based dining, nutrition education, in-home assessments, meals for companion pets, grocery shopping and emergency meals. For more information, please call 954.731.8770 or visit bmow.org.
About Meals On Wheels Association of America
The Meals On Wheels Association of America is the only national organization and network dedicated solely to ending senior hunger in America. The Association is the oldest and largest organization composed of and representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs in all 50 states and U.S. territories. More than 5,000 local Meals On Wheels Programs leverage a dedicated army of two million volunteers who day-in and day-out create an efficient and caring way to help America’s seniors stay independent, healthy and able to live in their own homes. For more information, or to locate a local Meals on Wheels program, visit mowaa.org.