Bloomington Meals on Wheels has been serving our neighbors in the Bloomington area for more than 35 years. Founded in 1973, our program provides nutritious meals to homebound people who are unable to cook for themselves. We ensure that our clients receive two good meals a day delivered by a friendly visitor. Any person who lives in our Bloomington service area is eligible for Meals On Wheels. We have no age or economic restrictions.  

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Phone: (812) 355-8224 or: (812) 353-2248

Mailing Address:

Meals on Wheels

PO Box 1149

727 West 1st Street

Bloomington, IN 47402


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MOW Board Chair Kathy Pratt will represent Meals on Wheels at Dancing with the Celebrities on August 9, 2014.

Bloomington Meals on Wheels to participate in

 2014 Dancing with the Celebrities


Bloomington Meals on Wheels is excited to participate in the 2014 Arthur Murray Presents Dancing with the Celebrities fundraiser!

MOW Board President Kathy Hauser Pratt is the “celebrity” dancing on behalf of Meals on Wheels  on August 9, 2014 at the Buskirk Chumley Theatre in Bloomington, IN at 8pm (doors open at 7:30pm).  Tickets to the event are $25 and are available at th Buskirk-Chumley Box office and the Meals on Wheels office.

Kathy has been a volunteer driver for Bloomington MOW for 15 years and this is her second year serving on the MOW Board of Directors.  Read more here about Kathy and the other participating “celebrities…

Help Kathy raise donations for Meals on Wheels  and win the Dancing with the Celebrities competition.  Every dollar you donate to Meals on Wheels between now and the night of the event on August 9 will count as a “vote” for Kathy.  Just be sure to write “DWTC” in the memo of your check.  Or if you prefer to make your donation by credit card or cash, you will receive a receipt indicating that the donation was made during the Arthur Murray’s DWTC campaign.

100 per cent of funds raised by Kathy will go to support Meals on Wheels and its mission to the Bloomington community.

Only your DONATIONS to Bloomington MOW will help us WIN!

Please click on the Donate Now button TODAY!



MOW Volunteer Helen Freeman receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Longtime MOW Volunteer, Helen Freeman was recognized for her longtime service to Meals on Wheels on Tuesday, April 1 at the 2014 Bloomington Be More Awards at Buskirk-Chumley Theater.  Helen was presented with the  Be More Dedicated award,  given to an individual for a lifelong contribution to volunteering. She’s delivered more than 48,000 meals to more than 2,000 clients in more than 25 years of service.  Read more here about Helen’s amazing service and the Be More Award ceremony…. 







Bloomington Meals on Wheels receives $19,800 donation

 from 100+ Women Who Care

Bloomington Meals on Wheels is delighted to announce a $19,800 donation from 100+ Women Who Care.  At their February meeting, the 100+ Women Who Care selected Bloomington Meals on Wheels as the recipient for their quarterly award.  To date, 100+ Women Who Care has contributed $219,200 to different not-for-profits in Monroe County since the group’s founding in November 2011.  On Friday March 7, members of this group presented Kathy Romy, Meals on Wheels Executive Director, with 198 checks of $100 a piece. Read more here….




Helen Freeman receives her Lifetime Achievement Award at the Greater Bloomington Chamber Annual Meeting

Helen Freeman, MOW volunteer for 26 years, was recently honored by the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce with a Lifetime Achievement Award.  This most prestigious award is given to individuals who have had an immeasurable impact on our community over a sustained period.  CLICK HERE to watch the video honoring Helen and her years of service to Bloomington.





Bloomington Meals on Wheels  receives 2013 “Be More Healthy Award”

The volunteers of Bloomington Meals on Wheels were honored on Tuesday night, April 2 for their outstanding efforts to deliver meals to the homebound and elderly.  A celebration of volunteerism, The Be More Awards are sponsored by the City of Bloomington and the Bloomington Volunteer Network.  Ten Award winners were chosen from 19 nominations.  Bloomington Meals on Wheels received the “Be More Healthy” Award.  Congratulations to all! Click HERE to view “BE MORE AWARDS” video.





Meals on Wheels celebrates 40 years of  service to the Bloomington community


Bloomington Meals on Wheels (MOW), originally founded in 1973 by the Local Council of Women, has been providing two nutritious meals a day to the elderly, disabled, and homebound for almost 40 years. Meals on Wheels serves those within the Bloomington city limits who are recovering from an accident or illness, are temporarily or permanently disabled, or are simply unable to prepare food independently. The fee-for-service program offers a sack lunch and a hot meal at a minimal cost, based on a physician’s diet order for each client. It is the only agency in town that provides diabetic home-delivered meals. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.  read more…..






We Love Our Volunteers!

Helen Freeman delivers Meals on Wheels

 Helen Freeman, 93, has dedicated 26 years of service to Meals on Wheels. It’s estimated that Helen has delivered over 48,000 meals and visited with over 2,000 clients during that time!  When asked why she volunteers she says “I always wanted to do for other people. As long as I’m able, I’m doing.”


Read All About It!

MOW Newsletter December 2013

Local Council of Women Spring 2013 Newsletter highlights Meals on Wheels

MOW Newsletter November 2012