Friends of MOW

FRIENDS OF MEALS ON WHEELS

Mission Statement

Friends of Meals on Wheels is a not-for-profit 501 c 3, volunteer-based group dedicated to support of Meals on Wheels Yolo County through fundraising, community awareness and volunteer outreach.

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Friends of Meals on Wheels was formed as a not-for-profit organization in September, 1993 to provide support to Meals on Wheels Yolo County in the following ways:

·         Fundraising through two major fundraising events per year:  Dickens in the Valley Home Tour in December and the Epicurean Esprit in May.

·         Promote community awareness of Meals on Wheels Yolo County.

·         Provide volunteer outreach.

If you are interested in volunteering with this group of local individuals, contact Friends President, Jill Schreiner, at:  mealswoodland@gmail.com.  To keep up with the group on Facebook, follow them at:  Friends of Meals on Wheels

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Current Board of Directors

President:  Jill Schreiner

Vice President:  Julie Mast

Secretary:  Aniek Ramsey

Treasurer:  Sarah Robinson

Immediate Past President:  Theresa Lee

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Epicurean Esprit

The Epicurean Esprit was established in 1988 and is the original “Taste of Yolo County” premier wine and food tasting event.  This prestigious event is a special evening where members of the local community can get together and sample some of the finest cuisine, wine and beer donated by over 50 local restaurants, wineries and breweries. Attendance is usually between 400-500 supporters of Meals on Wheels Yolo County. The event is held outdoors at a different Yolo County home each year and is usually held the second Thursday of May.  Sponsorships of the event are available to local businesses and individuals.

The event will be held this year on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the beautiful Yolanda Ranch.

For tickets:  https://esprit2017.eventbrite.com

Dickens in the Valley Holiday Home Tour

This unique home tour has been a Yolo County favorite for over 14 years.  Attendees start the holiday season off right by visiting 5 – 8 area homes decorated in holiday splendor.  Homes are different each year and have featured such signature homes as the Gable Mansion and Reiff’s Gas Station House.  The event is usually held the first Saturday of December.  Sponsorships of the event are available to local businesses and individuals.

The event will be held this year on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

 

Net proceeds from both events are donated to Meals on Wheels Yolo County.