Kinship Center joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru of America, Inc. in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season
The 12th annual Subaru Share the Love® Event will help deliver nutritious meals and compassion to New Orleans Seniors
New Orleans, LA, 2019 – Kinship Center is proud to announce that it will be participating in the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported through the campaign. From November 14, 2019, through January 2, 2020, Subaru of America will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased to the customer's choice of participating charities.
“Each year that we have participated in this event, the results allow our seniors to continue to enjoy education and nutrition that is vital to their overall well-being. Kinship is so proud to support Subaru and all they do for our communities.” Elaine Looney, Executive Director, Kinship Senior Center.
Participating Meals on Wheels America members, like Kinship Center will receive a share of the donation raised by Subaru in their state. Kinship has partnered with Bryan Subaru in Metairie to raise awareness for the popular year-end sales and giving event, and drive support for Meals on Wheels through our annual holiday bake sale.
“Meals on Wheels America is proud to partner with Subaru of America for the 12th consecutive year to enable more seniors to live with independence and dignity,” said Ellie Hollander, President and CEO, Meals on Wheels America. “Since 2008, the Subaru Share the Love Event has helped deliver more than 2.2 million meals and friendly visits to vulnerable seniors nationwide. We’re enormously grateful to Subaru and its retailers for their long-standing commitment to Meals on Wheels and the millions of seniors who depend on it for nourishment and companionship.”
Over the last 11 years, Subaru of America and its participating retailers have donated more than $145 million to its charity partners. This year’s Subaru Share the Love Event is on track to bring that total to over $170 million, proving there’s no limit to the amount of love we can all share.
By purchasing or leasing a new Subaru during the Subaru Share the Love Event and selecting Meals on Wheels as your charity of choice, you can help deliver nutritious meals and other important services to seniors right here in New Orleans, LA.
For more information, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/sharethelove.
About Kinship Center
Kinship Center addresses the challenges facing seniors through wellness programs and services. Many older adults, especially those with lower incomes and limited transportation options, face vulnerabilities related to health and wellness. Health and wellness refers to remaining mentally and physically capable of sustaining a positive quality of life. Being able to socialize, engage in physical activity, health education, and support services are key to enhancing the life of aging adults as well as the ability to access these services. The Health & Wellness program at Kinship Center includes daily exercise programs, nutritious lunches, therapeutic arts and skills classes, and partnerships with health providers for resources and referrals. A central focus at Kinship Center is to promote healthy living and provide an opportunity to engage and learn about ways to stay active and healthy while also engaging in community.
About Meals on Wheels America
Meals on Wheels America is the leadership organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network serves virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America’s seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. By providing funding, leadership, education, research and advocacy support, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time. For more information, or to find a Meals on Wheels provider near you, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org.
About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Camden, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 630 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. SOA is guided by the Subaru Love Promise, which is the company’s vision to show love and respect to everyone, and to support its communities and customers nationwide. Over the past 20 years, SOA has donated more than $165 million to causes the Subaru family cares about, and its employees have logged more than 40,000 volunteer hours. As a company, Subaru believes it is important to do its part in making a positive impact in the world because it is the right thing to do.
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