Meals on Wheels partners with new Caterer

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ri meals on wheelssenior mealsNEW CATERER FOR CAPITAL CITY CAFÉ PROGRAM

Providence, RI   – Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island announced today that the Capital City Café Program’s lunch and evening meals will be provided by Encore Catering beginning September 6th.  Encore Catering is a full-service catering company located in Warwick that has been in operation since 1978.

“We are excited for this new direction” said Pauline Asprinio, Nutrition Director.  “we are happy to provide quality fresh meals to all our diners.”

The program provides hot, nutritious meals to seniors throughout Providence and Cranston. The program has 7 cafes in various locations throughout the city of Providence with one located in Cranston. Dining cafes are open Monday through Friday. All meals meet 1/3 of the dietary reference intake for seniors and are approved by a registered dietitian.

To obtain a list of Senior Cafés near you and to reserve a meal, please contact Pauline Asprinio at 401-351-6700 or pasprinio@rimeals.org or visit Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island office located at 70 Bath Street, Providence.

About Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island:
Since 1969, Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island has focused on the nutritional well-being, independence, dignity and safety of our seniors, the homebound and disabled.  Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island is the only home-delivered meal program in the state.  We also have seven Dining cafes (formerly known as Congregate Dining sites), a senior restaurant program, and a Pet Food Program.

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) organization, is funded in part by the Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs through federal grant assistance from the Administration on Aging.

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