VERDE VALLEY - Rising costs of food, packaging and transportation coupled with dwindling funding and a lack of volunteers are cooking up lean times for the local Meals-on-Wheels program.
|Volunteer Cyndi Collingwood, left, brings a meal to Alene Wood through the Meals-on-Wheels program. VVN photo by Tom Tracey|
"Currently, we have 28 volunteers delivering meals to home-bound senior citizens. We need 58," said Elaine Bremner, executive director of the Verde Valley Senior Center in Cottonwood.
Saturday, June 27, 2015