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Newman's Own Foundation gives grant to MOW

For the second year Meals on Wheels has been recommended by Publix for a grant from Newman's Own Foundation!  A $5,000 grant was received from Newman's Own to help cover cost for meals for our homebound recipients.

Paul Newman's dream of changing lives of those less fortunate is lived out through organizations such as ours working on the local level.  Since 1982, 100% of the profits from the sale of Newman's Own products, now totalling $515 million, have been contributed to thousands of nonprofit organizations worldwide, helping to make the world a better place. 

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

Blue for Child Abuse Awareness

Wear BLUE for Child Abuse Prevention month! Child Abuse awareness month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse & neglect, as well as to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families.  During the month of April, we hope you will join us in sharing the importance of child abuse and neglect prevention.  For more information please visit the web page of the Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention.

Frisbee Tournament raises $$ for Meals on Wheels

Betty Rutledge Baker loved many things.. included were Meals on Wheels and Frisbee! Her son, Chris Rutledge, could think of nothing more fitting to honor his mother's memory than to sponsor a fund-raising Frisbee Tournament making Meals on Wheels it's recipient.  Thanks to Chris and his wife Lyndsey's efforts more than $2,000 was raised to help purchase meals.

Utility Assistance Available

General public may now make a utility appointment for the winter utility assistance program.  Please call the appointment line at 256-764-5142 to check for available appointments. Please review the required documents list as needed to receive assistance before your appointment. 

Grant Funds Awarded to Area

Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention check presentation. Community Action Northwest programs, Mothers and Responsible Parenting/Fatherhood, were included in the grants.

"Your Community" Survey

Please take our 5 minute Community Survey.  Click - Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama Community Survey  Thank you for your help!

Consumer Housing Survey Available

Please visit our "Housing" tab to take a brief consumer housing satisfaction survey.

Guidelines for Utility Assistance

The State of Alabama now mandates the use of the standard no income Form 125 for all NO INCOME statements.  For each household member 18 and older declaring "no income' Form 125 must be filled out.  Please visit one of our offices to request a form. Hand written statements will NO LONGER be accepted.

 Please see "Guidelines" for additional information. 

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