Donate to Meals on Wheels Contra Costa

Serving Seniors in Contra Costa

We support homebound elders to maintain their health and dignity, and enable them to live independently in the comfort and security of their own homes.

We serve nutritionally at-risk senior citizens who have challenges that prevent them from preparing nutritious daily meals for themselves.

Donation Options

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa relies on donations from individuals and charitable organizations to subsidize more than half a million meals annually. We serve over 2,600 frail homebound elders each day throughout Contra Costa County. Donations to Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa are tax-deductible.

 

Federal Tax ID 68·0231350

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Donate to Meals on Wheels Contra Costa County through PayPal

Donate through PayPal

We are setup to receive donations via PayPal. Just click the yellow Donate button for PayPal below. You can donate with your PayPal account balance, or PayPal accepts MasterCard, VISA, Discover and American Express.

Donate to Meals on Wheels Contra Costa County Online

Donate Online

To make a secure one-time, monthly, or quarterly donation to Meals on Wheels with your credit or debit card, click the Donate Online button below. Online donations are processed through a secure third-party administrator, SafeSave Payments. Your credit card statement will read “SSP*MealsWheelsContraCo”. 

Donate to Meals on Wheels Contra Costa County by Mail

Contribute By Mail

To contribute by mail, make your check or money order payable to:

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa
PO Box 3195
Martinez CA 94553

Federal Tax ID 68·0231350

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Donate a portion of your eBay Sales

If you sell items on eBay, you are now able to donate a portion of your proceeds to Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa. When you are listing your items, in the fundraising/donation section, just search for “Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa”, designate what percentage you would like to donate, and eBay takes care of the rest!

Donate your vehicle  to Meals on Wheels Contra Costa County

Donate a Vehicle

You can donate an extra car, truck or RV to Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa and receive a tax deduction by clicking Donate a Vehicle, or call the friendly staff of Car Donation Services, Inc. toll free at (888) 686-4483 to help you through the process.

Make a Donation to Meals on Wheels Contra Costa in Memory of someone special

Tribute gifts

Donations may be given in honor or in memory of a loved one or friend. We will send an appropriate hand-written acknowledgment of your generous gift to the honoree or family per your wishes.

Planned giving to Meals on Wheels Contra Costa

Planned Giving

By leaving a legacy gift to Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, you will enable us to continue serving meals to over 2,600 seniors in 32 communities in Contra Costa County. With over 50% of the senior population living below the basic Bay Area cost-of-living standard, the need for our service continues to grow each year. Your planned gift will help meet these needs now and in the future. Please contact us to learn more about the importance of planned giving and how to leave a lasting gift. If you are already planning to make a bequest, please contact us by email using our online form, or by phone at (866) 669-6679.

Workplace giving to Meals on Wheels Contra Costa

Workplace Giving

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa welcomes gifts through your company’s workplace giving program. You can select our donor number from the catalogue provided by your company campaign coordinator, or enter our full name and address in the Donor Option box on your donor form as follows:

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa
PO Box 3195
Martinez CA 94553

Federal Tax ID 68·0231350

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa is a proud member of America’s Best Local Charities (ABLC), a federation of more than 600 local charities. For information about starting a workplace giving program contact ABLC at: (415) 924-1108.

Corporate sponsorship for Meals on Wheels Contra Costa

Corporate Sponsorships

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa will work with your corporation to develop opportunities for corporate sponsorships of Meals on Wheels, which provide both meaningful support for program services and public recognition for your company. Contact us by phone at (866) 669-6697 or email using our online form.

Other Giving Options

Donors may make gifts of a wide variety of asset types to Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa including: stocks, restricted stocks, real estate, mutual fund shares, life insurance policies, limited partnerships, appreciated property and other asset types. Donor assistance with complex donations is available through our Investment Advisor Fund Manager, East Bay Community Foundation. For information, please contact us by phone at (866) 669-6697 or email using our online form.

Become a Volunteer Today

Volunteering your time for Meals on Wheels and our partners means helping seniors in our community. Your time directly helps put food on a senior’s table or provides a wellness check for another senior. Volunteering your time is more than just a time commitment to do something good: your time is directly benefiting the community you live in.

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Our Organization

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa is a California Nonprofit Corporation recognized as a charitable organization under Section 501c(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
Fed Tax ID 68·0231350

What We Do

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa Subsidizes the Cost of Meals for the Following Organizations:

  • West County Meals on Wheels
  • Meals on Wheels Diablo Region
  • J-Sei

How We Help

Senior citizens aged 80 and older, are the fastest growing population segment in Contra Costa County. The average Meals on Wheels participant in Contra Costa County is 80 years old, lives alone or with a co-dependent spouse, and has one or more chronic health conditions that prevents them from preparing or shopping for nutritious daily meals. Most live below the Bay Area basic low income standards and many must choose among paying for food, medicines, rent or utilities with their meager resources. Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa must find the community resources to meet this rapidly growing need.

Thanks to generous contributions we receive from individuals like you, as well as gifts from charitable organizations, we are able to subsidize over 1.5 million nutritious meals annually; delivered to frail, nutritionally at-risk homebound elders in their residences in Contra Costa County.

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A woman receives a certificate for the 5 millionth meal served by Meals on Wheels Contra Costa

Over 5 Million Meals Served

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 between 10:30am and 11:30am, the countywide Meals on Wheels program delivered the 5 millionth meal subsidized by the individual contributions and grants received through Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. to a nutritionally at-risk homebound senior in the county.

Make a Difference in a Senior’s Life!

Donate to Meals on Wheels

There are many ways to support the Meals on Wheels program: planned giving, gifts in memory of loved ones, and vehicle donations, to name a few. You can also make a secure one-time, monthly, or quarterly donation online to Meals on Wheels. Your donation is fully tax deductible. Click the Give Now button to learn the many ways you can support Meals on Wheels in Contra Costa County.

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Get in Touch. Get Involved.

Contact us with the information or form below with questions about Meals on Wheels Contra Costa, or to find out more about donating.

Attention Meals on Wheels Clients and Families:

Do NOT use this contact information or form to start or stop services, or to inquire about your account. Please see the  Services page of this website for the correct contact information.

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P.O. Box 3195 Martinez, CA 94553

Call Us: (866) 669-6697

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