Subaru ‘shares the love’ to Meals on Wheels program

MERRIMACK – St. Joseph Community Services, the provider of Meals on Wheels in Hillsborough County, received $7,516 from the 2016-17 Subaru Share the Love Event sponsored by Subaru of America, Inc.

The award supports the Meals on Wheels program which provides hot, nutritious meals and vital safety checks to the elderly and homebound adults throughout the SJCS service area of Hillsborough County.

Meals on Wheels America is one of four charities designated to receive funds from the 2016-17 Subaru Share the Love Event, through which SJCS received its award. Meals on Wheels America provides leadership to more than 5,000 local, community-based programs dedicated to fighting hunger and isolation among our nation’s homebound seniors. Each donation supports the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable seniors to continue living nourished lives in their own homes. Since its inception eight years ago, Subaru Share the Love Event has helped deliver nearly 1.44 million meals to America’s seniors.

“We at Subaru are thrilled to support our national and hometown charity partners for the ninth consecutive year,” said Alan Bethke, senior vice president of marketing, Subaru of America Inc. “Through the Share the Love platform we are proud to continue our commitment to the causes our customers care about most and look forward to exceeding a grand total of $90 million donated through this initiative.”

SJCS is dedicated to promoting better physical, mental, and social wellbeing of older and other qualified adults through the provision of nutritious meals, health education, opportunities for social interaction, and other related services. SJCS strives to meet the diverse needs of its clients through volunteerism and extensive collaboration with other community services. To find out more about SJCS, visit www.MealsOnWheelsNH.org, www.facebook.com/mealsonwheelsnh, twitter.com/MoWSJCS.