New Opportunities announces kickoff of Buy a Wheel campaign

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Waterbury, CT

New Opportunities announced today the kick off of their “Buy a Wheel” fundraising campaign that will run through the end of March and directly benefit the Meals On Wheels program serving the Greater Waterbury area. The New Opportunities' Meals On Wheels program is partially funded by the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging (WCAAA).

The "wheels" are being offered in retail stores and restaurants throughout the Greater Waterbury area for a donation of $1. In exchange, the "wheel", which lists the donor's name, will be hung for display at the location in which it was purchased.

As a part of the Buy a Wheel 2012 campaign, twelve stores are restaurants in the Greater Waterbury area have signed on to support Meals On Wheels and sell the "wheels". Listed alphabetically, participating retailers include:

New Opportunities' Senior Nutrition program administers a variety of programs in the Greater Waterbury area that provide nutritional support for our seniors and assist in keeping homebound seniors living independently within their own homes. These programs include Meals On Wheels, Senior Dine and Senior Cafe.

For more information about the Buy a Wheel event or our Senior Nutrition services, contact Lisa LaBonte by phone at (203) 575-4208, or email llabonte [at] newopportunitiesinc [dot] org.

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