Ways To Give

General Contribution

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You can donate on-line with a credit card or send a check, made payable to:

Meals on Wheels of Wake County, 1001 Blair Drive, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27603-2030
Meals on Wheels of Wake County is a 501c(3) organization.

  • $80 provides meals for one person for one month
  • $500 provides meals for six months
  • $1000 provides meals for a year


Become a Sustaining Donor

By making a recurring donation, you make a lasting commitment to the delivery of healthy meals to local seniors, allowing them to live independently at home. Becoming a sustaining donor is a great way to help ensure the stability and effectiveness of local Meals on Wheels programs. Becoming a sustaining donor is easy! Simply enter the amount you would like to donate along with your payment information, and we will automatically charge your credit card each month. In addition to saving yourself time, your money goes further as a sustaining donor because it reduces administrative expenses related to mailings and paperwork. You choose the amount at which you would like to participate and contact us at any time if you would like to make changes to your donation. If you have questions-call us at 919-833-1749


Holiday Cards

Not sure what to send that special person for the holidays? Well – forget the fruit cake! For a gift of $20 per card you can let Meals on Wheels take care of your holiday gift list. Send us the name(s) and addresses on the people you what to receive the card and we’ll take care of it. Your friends and family will receive a special card informing them that you made a gift to Meals on Wheels in their honor. It’s a terrific way to celebrate the season of giving. We start taking orders in early November through the end of December.  CLICKHERE TO ORDER

Friends Asking Friends Crowdfunding Campaigns

Celebrating a special event in your life? Ask your family and friends to help you raise funds that will provide hot, nutritious lunches for elderly neighbors. Birthdays, anniversaries, family picnics or reunions, weddings, etc., are all great opportunities to share your family values and help your homebound neighbors. Share the DONATE NOW link with them or take up a fundraising collection! Either way, your celebration will have a lasting impact in many different ways.

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Memorial/Honorary Giving

Memorial/Honorary Giving provides you, the donor, with the opportunity to remember special individuals with a memorial or honorary gift. Gifts may be made “In Memory of” an individual to commemorate a loved one’s life, or “In Honor of” an individual who is special in your life. Gifts may also be made in honor of special occasions, such as birthdays and anniversaries.

At your request, Meals-on-Wheels will send a card to the individual whom you designate to notify them of your gift. The amount will not be disclosed.


Giving through a Will or Trust

Leave your legacy by making a gift from your estate to benefit seniors in Wake County both now and into the future. If you would like to include our organization in your will or trust, we highly recommend you consult an attorney.

The following statements may be helpful in directing a future gift to Meals-on-Wheels:

I hereby give to Meals-on-Wheels of Wake County, Inc., Federal Tax I.D. # 56-1061085, located at 1001 Blair Drive, Raleigh, NC, the sum of $____ to be used as its Board of Directors deems advisable for the benefit of seniors in Wake County.
I hereby give to Meals-on-Wheels of Wake County, Inc., Federal Tax I.D. # 56-1061085, located at 1001 Blair Drive, Raleigh, NC, ____% of my estate to be used as its Board of Directors deem advisable for the benefit of seniors in Wake County.

The information on this site is not intended as legal, tax or investment advice. For such advice, please contact an attorney, tax professional or investment professional.

Giving Stock

To make a gift of stock, please contact Meals on Wheels at 919-833-1749 and ask for Mary Kate Keith. You will receive contact information for our broker.

In-Kind Donations

Meals-on-Wheels regularly seeks donations of products and services to help meet the needs of seniors. In-kind donations are also needed for our annual FAT TUESDAY BENEFIT.

Corporate Sponsorships

By supporting Meals-on-Wheels, you join an elite group of companies, organizations, service clubs, churches, and individuals who are demonstrating their commitment to make Wake County better for us all. Sponsorship of our programs insures that proceeds go directly to benefit Wake County seniors.

  • Adopt-a-Day Sponsor – For a sponsorship of $5,000 you can underwrite the cost of a day’s meals.
  • Sponsors are needed to help to underwrite the cost of our annual benefit.

For complete details of how to Adopt-a-Day or become a Fat Tuesday sponsor please call Mary Kate Keith at 919-833-1749.

Workplace Campaigns & Matching Gifts

Many companies have a Corporate Matching Gift program and will match your monetary and/or volunteer contribution with a corporate gift. Check with your employer to find out if they offer this great way to increase the value of your giving. Our organization is one of the many that benefits from your participation in the United Way or Combined Federal Campaign held in your workplace.
Our codes are: State Employees Combined Campaign – 1820; Combined Federal Campaign – 59456
Thank you for your participation!

Wish List For Congregate Dining Rooms:

Participants at our congregate dining rooms often need assistance with some basic household necessities. These items can be dropped off at our office at 1001 Blair Drive in Raleigh. We request that these items be new.

Rolls of paper towels, dishwashing liquid, toilet paper, soap, toothpaste, cleaners
Prepackaged snacks (i.e. microwavable popcorn, crackers), postage stamps, gas cards and gift cards for local grocery stores.


Volunteers are the heart of Meals On Wheels. To find out more about how you can help your senior and disabled neighbors CLICK HERE.

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