PRESS CONFERENCE FRIDAY 1PM

March 27, 2014

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

PRESS CONFERENCE

Friday, March 28, 2014

1:00PM

Meals on Wheels of Syracuse

300 Burt Street, Syracuse, NY 13202

Parking & entrance located off of Oakwood Ave

 

COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH TO SPEAK TO THE MEDIA FRIDAY 1:00PM

New Study Reveals Increased Health Problems for Seniors at Risk of Hunger

 

Dr. Cynthia Morrow, MD, MPH, Commissioner of Health, Onondaga County Health Department will speak to the media about the impact of hunger on our seniors at 1:00pm.

 

Mason Kaufman, Executive Director, Meals on Wheels of Syracuse will also comment on the study and talk about the impact of Meals on Wheels in the community.

 

Before the Press Conference

Employees and volunteers will prepare and package approximately 960 meals by 11:00am.

Otto the Orange and Syracuse University students will be in our kitchen at 10:00am.

Miss New York Teen USA, Corrin Stellakis will deliver meals at 11:30am.

 

Meals on Wheels of Syracuse is currently participating in the March for Meals campaign. 

For more information about March for Meals, visit www.marchformeals.com.

 

About Meals on Wheels of Syracuse:
Meals on Wheels of Syracuse provides nutritious home-delivered meals to seniors, people with disabilities, and those recovering from an accident or illness of all ages.  Many would go hungry or be unable to remain in their homes without these meals.  We serve 800 people nearly 195,000 meals annually.  Meals on Wheels of Syracuse is the fourth oldest Meals on Wheels program in the United States and has been feeding our homebound neighbors since 1959.  For more information, visit www.meals.org or call (315) 478-5948.