Q& A: Why is Volunteering as a Family Awesome?

While most of the Meals on Wheels volunteers in Frederick County are retired, every once in a while, we have some young folk who want to get involved in the community. This family is one such example- Melissa and her two daughters, Isabel (16), and Lucy (13) delivered Meals on Wheels for about a year. Although they have moved on to other volunteer experiences, and trying to manage their hectic schedules, we had a chance to ask them a few questions about what it was like to volunteer together as a family. Check it out!

Q: Why did you choose to volunteer with Meals on Wheels?

Isabel (age 16): I chose to volunteer with Meals on Wheels because I want to help old people, and also to put it on my college applications.

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Lynn Johnston’s For Better or For Worse comic strip might be reflecting the way Isabel will feel later on after committing herself to amazing volunteer work!

Melissa: I chose Meals on Wheels because I like the sense of satisfaction that comes with feeding people. And I love spending a couple hours with my daughter driving from house to house. Continue reading

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