Since 1886, Tabitha has a legacy of being FIRST to fill community needs—its why nonprofit Tabitha exists.
In 1967, Tabitha’s Martha “Marty” Maseman was FIRST to see a need and find a solution. Serving as a Tabitha nurse for almost two decades, Marty left a legacy of Caring. She introduced Tabitha Meals on Wheels—the FIRST program of its kind in Lincoln—to deliver hot, nutritious meals to older adults who were unable to afford or physically prepare their own food.
Fast forward 56 years and 5 million meals later, and Tabitha Meals on Wheels lives on because of generous donors and dedicated Volunteers, like you.
|to support older adults through Tabitha Meals on Wheels
|Already a dedicated donor? Increase your gift so more receive their FIRST MEAL
|Volunteer and witness, FIRSTHAND, the power of this program
Tabitha relies on YOU to ensure the Tabitha Meals on Wheels program is fully funded and able to deliver to older adults in need in the future. As a record number of baby boomers retire, the need for meal delivery only increases.
EVERY MEAL COUNTS
Give older adults a way to stay safe and independent in their homes through Tabitha Meals on Wheels.
25% OF OLDER NEBRASKANS NEED ASSISTANCE WITH FOOD
81% CANNOT AFFORD THE COST OF EACH $7.50 MEAL
90% OF RECIPIENTS SAY MEAL ALLOWS THEM TO REMAIN AT HOME
82% REPORT THAT A VOLUNTEER IS THE ONLY PERSON THEY SEE EACH DAY
|FIRST AND ONLY TYPE OF PROGRAM IN THE CAPITAL CITY AREA
|LINCOLN RESIDENTS RELY DAILY ON THIS VITAL SERVICE
|YEARS OF DELIVERIES
|ROUTES EACH DAY
|MEALS SERVED TO DATE
|DAYS A YEAR
|REQUESTS TURNED AWAY, REGARDLESS OF ABILITY TO PAY
If you have any questions, please contact Tabitha Foundation at 402.486.8509.
Tabitha is a mission-driven, tax-exempt, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3), Federal ID #47-0636199.
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