On this anniversary of Meals on Wheels,
I’d like to thank all of the volunteers and other participants in this
fascinating and enriching activity.
Last year I
had the pleasure of making five deliveries of nice hot meals to people
experiencing a loss of independence. I felt useful and appreciated. I enjoyed
celebrating the birthdays of some of our clients and being a confidant to
others. I also had the pleasure of meeting great people and bringing them a
smile and my support. Nothing is more stimulating than being able to give to
others what I was fortunate enough to receive myself as a visually impaired
person. It’s what I’d like to call “paying it forward”.
Also, since deliveries were made on
tandem bicycles (21 km in total), I was able to stay in shape while pedaling
with a volunteer from the ASAM (Association des Sports pour Aveugles de
Thank you to everyone behind the
scenes of the organizations working together for the well-being of people in
need. I know there are many of you, so I won’t make a list of names in case I
Long live Meals on Wheels!
By André Beaudoin,
volunteer at the
Insère-Jeunes Meals on Wheels