Senior Community Lunches available 2 days per week on Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan Islands
SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. February 24, 2023 – Onsite Senior Community Lunches are now available two days per week at the Lopez, Mullis, and Orcas Senior Center according to the Meals on Wheels and More program. Everyone is welcome.
Lopez Island – Senior Community Lunch is offered at the Lopez Island Senior Center (https://www.woodmenhall.org/) weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays, except for holidays, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Salad is available at 11:30 am and the hot entrée is served starting at 12 noon.
Orcas Island – Senior Community Lunch is now offered at the Orcas Senior Center (https://www.orcasseniors.org/) in Eastsound weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays, except for holidays. Salad is available at 11:30 am and the hot entrée is served starting at 12 noon.
San Juan Island – Senior Community Lunch is offered at the Mullis Community Senior Center (https://www.mulliscenter.org/) in Friday Harbor weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays, except for holidays, from 12 noon to 1 pm.
All senior meals are available on a donation basis to people aged 60 and older. The suggested donation for those aged 60+ is $5 per meal or whatever is affordable. No eligible person will be turned away due to the inability to donate. Others under age 60 who wish to participate in the onsite meal program pay $8.50 per meal.
Monthly menus for the onsite meals and information about other activities happening at the senior centers are available on each center’s website and in the island-specific monthly Senior Signal newsletters. To receive copies of your island’s newsletter, inquire about the Meals on Wheels and More onsite lunches or home-delivered meal program, or to inquire about volunteering for the meal program, please contact a San Juan County Health & Community Services Senior Services Specialist:
Lopez Island: Roni Becker-Wilkie, 360-468-2421, firstname.lastname@example.org
Orcas Island: Jami Mitchell, 360-376-7926, email@example.com
San Juan Island: Debbie Haagensen, 360-370-7526, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Meals on Wheels and More
Meals on Wheels and More is administered by the non-profit, Whatcom Council on Aging (WCOA) in partnership with San Juan County Health & Community Services and the three independent non-profit senior centers on Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan islands. The program is partially funded through federal grants, San Juan County funding, non-profit senior center in-kind contributions (utilities, fuel, kitchen equipment, etc.), and by client meal donations. The program also relies heavily on private donations and fundraising. https://whatcomcoa.org/meals-on-wheels-and-more/