Polk County HHS team helps with Meals on Wheels

Published 10:21 am Friday, December 1, 2023

COLUMBUS—In an inspiring demonstration of unity and support, the Polk County Health and Human Services team recently collaborated with dedicated community volunteers to prepare over 800 meals for Meals on Wheels clients.

Polk County Health and Human Services team recently helped prepare over 800 meals for Meals on Wheels clients.

In response to the pressing needs of vulnerable individuals in the area, the Health and Human Services team harnessed their expertise and passion for service to make a significant impact. Recognizing the vital role played by the Meals on Wheels program, the team worked seamlessly alongside committed volunteers, showcasing the strength that emerges when individuals unite for a common cause.

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This joint effort not only provided essential nourishment to Meals on Wheels clients but also fostered a sense of connection and support within the community. The success of this initiative goes beyond the numbers; it is a testament to the dedication of the team and the spirit of collaboration that defines our community.

“We are immensely proud of our Health and Human Services team and the community volunteers who came together to make a real difference,” says Joshua Kennedy, Director of Polk County Health and Human Services Agency. “Their dedication to the well-being of others reflects the core values of our agency and we are honored to have such compassionate individuals in our community.”

The impact of this initiative underscores Polk County’s Health and Human Services’ commitment to addressing the evolving needs of the community and the organization’s belief in the transformative power of collective action.

If you or your organization is interested in volunteering with Polk County Meals on Wheels, please email Haley Suskauer at hsuskauer@polknc.org.

 

Submitted by Haley Suskauer