Meals on Wheels looking for volunteers

Meal deliverers and kitchen help are needed especially at holiday times

Meals on Wheels of Syracuse is looking for meal deliverers and kitchen help, as it provides food and cheer to hundreds of shut-ins and elderly daily. Mason Kaufman, executive director, says there's a real staffing pinch during holidays, like the upcoming Winter Break school vacation week, but, he says, that's also a good time for short-term volunteering by people who are not working or going to school. Kaufman says there's an orientation, and volunteers have to agree to a background check, but 'if you can drive, you can deliver meals. For more information: or 478-5948