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Vermont seniors need support. 

According to this data collected by Meals on Wheels America...


Vermont Senior Population

27.7% of Vermonters are age 60+

65.3% live in rural areas

27.9% live alone

6.9% live below the poverty line


Nutrition Needs of Vermont Seniors

8.9% experience hunger
(Nat'l rank: 46th in the U.S.)
24.8% eat 3+ vegetables a day

49.2% eat 2+ fruits a day




28.3% live with a disability
18.1% report "fair" to "poor" health

10% have experienced a fall with injuries
State ranking for risk of social isolation: 20th in the U.S.


Mad River Seniors depends on community contributions to support Meals on Wheels and other programs and services. We aim to run a fiscally responsible organization, but we are currently facing a budget shortfall due to the rising costs of food and packaging. Every dollar helps. 

You may also mail a check payable to Mad River Seniors to...
Mad River Seniors
5308 Main Street, #20
Waitsfield, VT 05673

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Get Involved

Volunteer in the Kitchen

Help serve, prepare food, bag meals, or clean dishes

Deliver Meals On Wheels

Drive meals to homebound seniors

Transport Seniors

Share Your Story or Expertise

Have an interesting background, skill, or talent? Have you traveled somewhere exotic? Be a speaker, entertainer, or instructor for activities and gatherings. 

Please use the form below to let us how you'd like to help or get involved. We can work with you identify a short- or long-term volunteer position that fits!

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