Elder Foundation

Elder Foundation The Elder Foundation (formerly known as the Jefferson County Council on Aging) serves seniors in the community by Nurturing Quality Life! The Elder Foundation (formerly known as the Jefferson County Council on Aging), recently celebrated our 35th anniversary serving seniors.

The Jefferson County Meals on Wheels program, our oldest program, actually began almost 40 years ago! Additionally, through a contract with the Alabama Department of Senior Services, the Elder Foundation operates the Jefferson County Long Term Care Ombudsman program which advocates for residents of assisted living facilities as well as long term care facilities. The Elder Foundation also serves as the Alabama Chapter of the Twilight Wish Foundation, an organization that grants wishes to qualified seniors.

Mission: The Elder Foundation provides programs and services designed to enhance the lives of seniors. The Elder Foundation - Nurturing Quality Life!

Volunteers needed - Week of March 7, 2016.  Please help on any routes you can.  Thanks.
03/04/2016
Meals on Wheels - Volunteers Needed - Week of 03/07/2016

Volunteers needed - Week of March 7, 2016. Please help on any routes you can. Thanks.

Good Evening, The Meals on Wheels program will be moving.  Beginning next week, the week of March 7, 2016, we will work from the cafeteria at the Cooper Green Mercy Health Services Building located at 1515 6th Avenue South.  This will really only effect volunteers who pick up routes which are packed…

Volunteers Needed Week of 02/29/2016 - Please help if you can.  Thanks.
02/27/2016
Meals on Wheels - Volunteers Needed - Week of 02/29/2016

Volunteers Needed Week of 02/29/2016 - Please help if you can. Thanks.

Good day,   I hope you all have had a great week and  hope you all have a great weekend!!!  These are the routes needing volunteers for next week.

Volunteers needed for the Week of 02/22/2016.  Please help!!
02/21/2016
Meals on  Wheels - Volunteers Needed - Week of 02/22/2016

Volunteers needed for the Week of 02/22/2016. Please help!!

Good evening,   I hope your weekend has been restful so far.  Below, you will find a listing of routes that have no volunteer.  If you can help, please let me know.   Monday, February 22 01B   Bessemer 01F   Midfield 08E   Irondale 12A   Mountain Brook 14D   Center Point Tuesday, February 23 01B   B…

Volunteers needed Week of 02/08/2016.  Please help!!  Thank you for all that you do for our clients.  We appreciate you!...
02/06/2016
Meals on Wheels - Volunteers Needed - Week of 02/08/2016

Volunteers needed Week of 02/08/2016. Please help!! Thank you for all that you do for our clients. We appreciate you!!!!

Good day,   These are the routes that are available for next week.  If you can fill in and help us out, please let me know.  I appreciate for all that you do, for the clients.  If you ever need me the best way to reach me is on my cell 205-746-6764.  Again, thank you!  Monday 02/08/16: 01F Midfield…

PLEASE HELP - Volunteers Needed Tomorrow - Friday, January 29, 2016
01/28/2016
Meals on Wheels - PLEASE HELP - Volunteers Needed Tomorrow, 1/29/2016

PLEASE HELP - Volunteers Needed Tomorrow - Friday, January 29, 2016

Good afternoon,   Our regular "Volunteers Needed" e-mail will come out tomorrow, but as it stands right now, we have six routes uncovered tomorrow, so we are in desperate need of help for tomorrow.  If you can help us out, we will be very grateful.  Friday, January 29, 2016 01A Bessemer 01B Bessemer…

Volunteers Needed Week of January 11, 2016.  Please help!
01/11/2016
Meals on Wheels - Volunteers Needed - Week of January 11, 2016

Volunteers Needed Week of January 11, 2016. Please help!

Hello everyone!!!  I apologize for not being able to get this out sooner.  I have been working on getting all calendars completed and emailed or mailed out.  There may be some corrections that need to be made, please let me know.  Everyone should have the calendars today.  Please be patient with me…

51 hours left for 2015 giving.  Help us address senior hunger!  Please share with your friends and family.  You can make...
12/30/2015
Meals on Wheels - 51 hours left for 2015 giving - You make a difference in the life of a senior

51 hours left for 2015 giving. Help us address senior hunger! Please share with your friends and family. You can make a difference!!!

Dear MOW Supporter, Throughout the year, I am privileged to join our dedicated staff and volunteers delivering meals throughout the County.  As many of you already know, it is impossible to tell you how grateful our meal recipients are when we arrive.Your support is what enables us to keep those smi…

Meals on Wheels - Thanks, Volunteers - Holiday Information Message - Thank you Volunteers!!  Happy holidays!!  No meal s...
12/23/2015
Meals on Wheels - Thanks, Volunteers - Holiday Information Message

Meals on Wheels - Thanks, Volunteers - Holiday Information Message - Thank you Volunteers!! Happy holidays!! No meal service until January 4, 2016.

On behalf of our Board of Directors, staff, and most importantly, the clients who we serve together, THANK YOU for your dedication to our seniors!!  Through your efforts, we are able to fulfil our mission of Nurturing Quality Life.

Volunteers Needed Week of December 21, 2015.  Thank you for making a difference in the lives of our seniors!!!
12/18/2015
Meals on Wheels - Volunteers Needed - Week of December 21-23, 2015

Volunteers Needed Week of December 21, 2015. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of our seniors!!!

Good afternoon,   It's hard to believe that we are entering our last serving week for the year!  This year, our last serving day will be Wednesday, December 23, 2015.  Meal service will resume on Monday, January 4, 2016.  We appreciate your helping us make a difference in the lives of seniors throug…

Meals on Wheels - Please Help Address Senior Hunger - Nourish Our Seniors
12/18/2015
Meals on Wheels - Please Help Address Senior Hunger - Nourish Our Seniors

Meals on Wheels - Please Help Address Senior Hunger - Nourish Our Seniors

Rosa and Celestine are both clients of the Meals on Wheels program.  Will you help us continue to provide meals to these ladies and almost 1,000 of their homebound peers? With your help, they can continue to be nurtured by the Meals on Wheels program powered by the Elder Foundation.  Read more to le…

Please Help Address Senior Hunger - Nourish Our Seniors
12/17/2015
Meals on Wheels - Please Help Address Senior Hunger - Nourish Our Seniors

Please Help Address Senior Hunger - Nourish Our Seniors

Rosa and Celestine are both clients of the Meals on Wheels program.  Will you help us continue to provide meals to these ladies and almost 1,000 of their homebound peers? With your help, they can continue to be nurtured by the Meals on Wheels program powered by the Elder Foundation.  Read more to le…

Allen Lawson, Vulcan Materials - Dolcito Quarry presents a check to W. Thomas Blake, Jr., Executive Director, Elder Foun...
12/15/2015

Allen Lawson, Vulcan Materials - Dolcito Quarry presents a check to W. Thomas Blake, Jr., Executive Director, Elder Foundation for support of the Meals on Wheels program. Many thanks to Vulcan Materials for their generous support of the Meals on Wheels program financially as well as volunteering by delivering our Tarrant route weekly. Thank you to Oscar Huntley, Coordinator, and the employees of Vulcan Materials - Dolcito Group in Nurturing Quality Life!

12/14/2015

Thank you to everyone that participated in Giving Tuesday. You still have time to make tax deductible donations through December 31, 2015. Your help to sustain the Meals on Wheels program is desperately needed. All gifts are appreciated. If you wish to discuss a giving plan with us, please contact W. Thomas Blake, Jr., Executive Director. Thank you!!!

Meals on Wheels Volunteers needed week of December 14, 2015.  Please help us serve homebound seniors.
12/11/2015
Meals on Wheels - Volunteers Needed - Week of December 14, 2015

Meals on Wheels Volunteers needed week of December 14, 2015. Please help us serve homebound seniors.

Good day, As we approach the holidays, we will begin sending out boxed "shelf stable' meals beginning this coming week.  You may have a boxed meal to deliver in addition to the hot meal you deliver.  Please advise clients that the boxed meal is for the period between Christmas and the New Year.   Th…

Help!!!!! Volunteers Needed for w/o 12/7-12/11/15
12/04/2015
Meals On Wheels- Volunteers Needed for w/o 12/7-12/11/2015

Help!!!!! Volunteers Needed for w/o 12/7-12/11/15

  Good day,                           These are the available routes for the week of 12/7.  If you would like to sub on a route, please do not hesitate to let me know.  I greatly appreciate your time and service.  You all have a blessed weekend.  Monday 12/7: Pleasant Grove 01E Midfield 01F Eastwood…

12/01/2015

Please Help Us - December is a critical time in the fundraising cycle for all non-profits, and the Elder Foundation (formerly known as the Jefferson County Council on Aging) is no exception. Our flagship program, the Meals on Wheels program needs your help. Keep reading to learn how beginning today, on "Giving Tuesday," you can help us continue to meet the nutritional needs of over 1,000 home-bound seniors in our community each day. https://givingtuesday.razoo.com/story/Jefferson-County-Council-On-Aging-1

Meals on Wheels - Volunteers Needed - Week of 11/30/15 - 12/4/15
11/30/2015
Meals on Wheels - Volunteers Needed - Week of 11/30/15 - 12/4/15

Meals on Wheels - Volunteers Needed - Week of 11/30/15 - 12/4/15

I hope everyone had a great holiday!!! I just want you all to know, I am so grateful for you all volunteering your time and service to this agency.  Here is a list of available routes, in need of volunteers.  If you see fit to fill in for any route please let me know.  Monday 11/30: Bessemer 01B Ple…

Volunteers Urgently Needed - 11/25/2015.  Please help by substituting on a route.
11/24/2015
PLEASE HELP - Volunteers Needed 11/25/2015

Volunteers Urgently Needed - 11/25/2015. Please help by substituting on a route.

This is a last effort in getting volunteers to fill in before the holiday.  These routes were either open or volunteers have called to cancel their routes.  If you could help us out for tomorrow, I would greatly appreciate it.  You all are a blessing to this agency and our clients.  Please let me kn…

Volunteers Needed Week of Nov. 23-27
11/22/2015
Volunteers Needed Week of Nov. 23-27

Volunteers Needed Week of Nov. 23-27

Good day, These are the available routes for the week of 11/23. If you would like to fill in, please let me know. You all have a blessed holiday week! I am soooo thankful for you all. May God continue to keep you all.Monday 11/23: Midfield 01F Huffman 06A Irondale 08E Center Point 14D Crestwood…

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11/20/2015

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Elder Foundation
11/20/2015

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3712 4th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
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