Murrysville Meals on Wheels seeks kitchen volunteers | TribLIVE.com
Murrysville

Murrysville Meals on Wheels seeks kitchen volunteers

Patrick Varine
1625328_web1_gtr-MOWvolunteers-090519
Sean Stipp | Tribune-Review
Agnes Pavlovich, on the right, seals each meal for delivery at Murrysville Meals on Wheels at the First Presbyterian Church in Murrysville on Feb. 26, 2016.

Two years ago, Murrysville Meals on Wheels Coordinator Lynn Staab was looking for volunteer drivers as the organization marked its 45th anniversary.

This year, she’s seeking a few folks willing to throw down once a month in the kitchen.

“That’s where our need is now,” Staab said. “All of our driver spots are filled, so any volunteer drivers would go on our substitute list.”

Four days a week, Murrysville Meals on Wheels volunteers prep meals at First Presbyterian Church’s Laird Hall from 8:15-11 a.m., before drivers make deliveries to between 50 and 60 clients.

“Every day we have 12 different volunteers, six in the kitchen and six delivering,” Staab said.

Because the Murrysville organization, originally formed in 1972, asks only one day per month from volunteers, it draws from a pool of 200 people.

“That sounds like a lot, but we still have a lot of open slots,” Staab said.

Volunteers prep meals Monday through Thursday.

“It’s a friendly environment, and all you have to do is follow a recipe,” Staab said. “You make some friends, and you help the community by making some food.”

For more, see Murrysville-MOW.org.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, [email protected] or via Twitter .

Categories: Local | Murrysville
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.