ADVISORY, Dec. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Citymeals-on-Wheels, an organization dedicated to providing a continuous lifeline of nutritious food and human company to homebound elderly New Yorkers in need, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate Citymeals’ upcoming 50 millionth meal delivery.
In honor of the occasion, Beth Shapiro, Executive Director of Citymeals-on-Wheels will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Citymeals-on-Wheels Media Contact:
Robyn L. Stein
(212) 687-1234 x 3027
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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Citymeals-on-Wheels raises private funds to ensure no homebound elderly New Yorker will ever go a day without food or human company. Last year, our family of contributors helped us bring over 2 million nutritious meals to 18,000 frail aged in every borough of New York City. In addition, nearly 19,000 volunteers collectively spent 67,397 hours visiting and delivering meals to our neighbors.
Citymeals funds community-based agencies that bring weekend, holiday and emergency meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers who can no longer shop or cook for themselves. In addition, our Mobile Food Pantry program delivers weekly bags of grocery staples to the most at-risk elderyy and our Fresh Produce program enables us to supplement regular meal deliveries with fresh fruit and vegetables from local farmers.
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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.