PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — With fall upon us, Meals on Wheels is searching for people with 4-wheel drive who would be willing to deliver meals to elderly people in bad weather.
Volunteer drivers are required to be at least 18 with a valid driver’s license, insurance and their own car.
“We depend on more than 450 volunteers daily to help us serve and deliver more than 5,000 meals every weekday,” said Meals on Wheels CEO Suzanne Washington. “On those days when it’s snowy and icy, many of our regular volunteer drivers are unable to deliver.:
Meals on Wheels said that is why they rely on dedicated volunteers with vehicles than can handle snow who are willing to deliver during those days with snowy weather.
For more information or to register as a volunteer, visit their website.Remember to follow KOIN 6 News on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Download our free news and weather apps for the latest headlines and forecast information.