Senator Jeff Klein standing in front of the Emerald Isle Immigration Center located in the Woodlawn section of the Bronx announced that he has secured an amount of $100,000.00 for the centers Meals on Wheels program. Now the program may not only continue, but increase its outreach to seniors in need from 20 to up to 40 hot lunches to local seniors every day.
Senator Klein said that the Emerald Isle's Meals on Wheels program provides an invaluable service to seniors in the Woodlawn community, and that was why he helped secure the money not only to continue the program, but to expand it to even more seniors in need.
The Meals on Wheels program was launched in 2011 thanks to a grant by Senator Klein, and with this years funding the program can be expanded to cover many more needed meals to other seniors said Siobhan Dennehy the Executive Director of the Emerald Isle Immigration Center.
Left - Senator Klein speaks about the much needed services that the Emerald Isle Immigration Center provides.
Right - Siobhan Dennehy the Executive Director of the Emerald Isle Immigration Center thanks Senator Klein for his funding.
Left - Senator Klein poses with volunteers who help on the Meals on Wheels program.
Right - It was time to load up the van to deliver the Meals.