Learn more about our senior hunger programs.

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The prevalence of senior hunger, particularly among those aged 60 and older, has surged by 53% since 2001. Without essential food assistance, many of our vulnerable seniors would grapple with the stark reality of going without sustenance. Faced with difficult choices, they are often forced to weigh the importance of groceries, medication, and utilities against each other. A significant number of seniors live on a fixed income and rely on supplemental feeding programs to make ends meet.

“Senior hunger and malnutrition are pressing issues in the U.S., with over 10 million older Americans at risk of hunger and approximately 10% of adults experiencing malnutrition.”– National Council of Aging


  • Meals on Wheels Palmetto: Nourishment at Your Doorstep

    The Meals on Wheels Palmetto program provides essential, nutritious meals delivered directly to the homes of seniors in need. This service operates from Monday to Thursday, ensuring a reliable source of sustenance for our senior community. Volunteers who have undergone thorough background checks and training carry out these deliveries.
  • Supplemental Feeding Assistance

    Acknowledging the financial strains many seniors face, our supplemental feeding program offers support in the form of affordable, balanced meals. These meals are priced at $ 7.50 each, with participants encouraged to contribute towards the cost.
  • Eligibility and Request Process

    To qualify for our services, participants must be 60 years of age or older or will reach this milestone within the next 6 months. To request Meals on Wheels Palmetto service, please complete the provided form.

    Our senior hunger relief programs strive to address the critical issue of senior hunger and malnutrition. By providing consistent, nutritious meals and vital support, we aim to alleviate the hardships faced by our senior community. Together, we can ensure that no senior has to make the heartbreaking choice between their health and basic necessities.

  • Neighborhood Commodity Supplemental Food Program (NCSFP)

    Our Meals on Wheels Palmetto is a proud participant of Harvest Hope’s Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). Eligible families will receive free monthly nutrition information as well as nutritious foods like vegetables, canned fruits, fruit juices, pasta, meats, cheese, and cereals.

    To be eligible for this program, an individual should meet the following requirements:

    • Should be 60 years old and up
    • A resident of Dillon County
    • Individual/household income that falls into the categories below:
      • 1 individual $1,287
      • 2 individuals $1,736
      • 3 individuals $2,184
      • 4 individuals $2,633
      • 5 individuals $3,081
      • 6 individuals $3,530
      • 7 individuals $3,980
      • 8 individuals $4,430

    Please be reminded that your application will not be started unless you have your picture ID and proof of income with you. Kindly bring these documents with you when applying for the program.

  • Neighborhood Nutritional Senior Class

    We believe knowledge is power.

    The Neighborhood Nutritional Senior Class consists of educational fun such as cooking demonstrations and exploring healthy recipes together. Our classes also provide helpful information about other resourceful programs including snap, home-delivered meals, in-home care, and utility assistance.

    We are committed to providing our seniors with the knowledge to ensure each one has the independent lifestyle they deserve!

  • Neighborhood Home-Delivered Meals

    Many of our senior citizens struggle with completing everyday tasks and errands such as transporting, grocery shopping, cleaning, etc. With the support of sponsors and caring individuals, we can make life a little bit easier for seniors by delivering delicious, home-cooked meals right to their doors.

    We strive to provide only the best quality of food to all senior citizens who are in NEED OF nutritional meals.

    We offer:

    • Hot delivered meals which are prepared daily (local areas only)
    • Freshly prepared and chilled blast meals with 90 days guaranteed to stay fresh
    • Shelf stable meals (canned good items)
  • Neighborhood Community Events for Seniors (i.e., Bingo, Painting Classes, Book Clubs, etc.)

    Each month the seniors will get together for an hour of fun! At every event, we cater to our seniors by providing a welcoming atmosphere filled with love and delicious refreshments. Please call our office at 843-627-3212 for more information about our events.