Community Volunteer Spotlight

Jerry & Mary Felland, Meals on Wheels

“I chose to volunteer for Meals on Wheels because it is a way for me to give my time and to give back what I take from the community. I absolutely love seeing the people and hearing the stories they have to tell. You really build a relationship with the people you serve here. Meals on Wheels is an excellent organization! It means so much more than just providing food to people in need. It is a means of checking up on the elderly and the disabled.  For some of the clients, we are the only person they see throughout the day.”
-Mary Felland

“I volunteer because it’s a way to help and give back to the community and it’s something useful to do. I truly enjoy meeting and getting to know the people we serve. Meals on Wheels always needs more volunteers. I wish that more people would take an interest in volunteering for their community.”
-Jerry Felland

Meals on Wheels of Stark and Wayne counties has been serving homebound and nutritionally at risk individuals across the two-county area for over 35 years. Jerry and Mary Felland have been volunteering at the Brewster location for over nine years. Jerry goes on a route every Monday and Mary every Thursday. They are both retired but stay involved with the community. The Meals on Wheels Brewster location serves 40-45 people every day. We thank the wonderful Meals on Wheels volunteers for always thinking WE BEFORE ME!

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