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WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA — Meals on Wheels Diablo Region (MOW Diablo Region) is pleased to announce that Lindy Maynes-Kolthoff was elected to the organization’s board of directors. Maynes-Kolthoff maintains a close relationship with the MOW Diablo Region as a volunteer for the Breakfast Bag Program.

Maynes-Kolthoff has worked for over 35 years with students in higher education, both at universities and community colleges. As executive director of Los Medanos College FoundationShe was active in her area of ​​East Contra Costa County as a member of the Pittsburg Chamber of Commercemember of Contra Costa County Industrial Associationreceived a proclamation in honor of her volunteer work in the City of Pittsburg and served on the Board of Directors of the Rotary Club of AntiochMaynes-Kolthoff is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Delta Advocacy Foundation as Chairman of the Grants Committee.

In addition to volunteering with MOW Diablo Region, Maynes-Kolthoff also has personal experience with the organization. Her father was a volunteer forty years ago and said it was the best job he ever had. When her father-in-law needed help ten years ago, the food deliveries literally saved his life, she says.

The mission of Meals on Wheels Diablo Region is to keep seniors fed, protected, less isolated and independent for as long as possible. MOW Diablo Region is the only organization that delivers both meals and supportive services throughout the county. In addition to home meal delivery, the organization offers breakfast bags, grocery bags, cultural cuisine, cafes, fall prevention, friendly visitors, callers and helpers, case management and exercise classes. All services are free.

For more information about services, volunteering, or donating, visit mowdiabloregion.org.

About Meals on Wheels Diablo Region:

For more than 50 years, Meals on Wheels Diablo Region has improved the lives of seniors in need in Contra Costa County by delivering nutritious meals and supportive services that enable seniors to remain safe and dignified in their own homes. Programs include home meal delivery, breakfast bags, grocery bags, fall prevention, cafes, care management, friendly visitors, health and wellness, and more.

About Meals on Wheels America

Meals on Wheels America is the leading organization supporting over 5,000 community-based programs nationwide that address hunger and isolation among seniors. Powered by trusted volunteers, this network provides a comprehensive solution that starts with a meal and is proven to enable independence and wellness through the additional benefits of tailored nutrition, social connection, safety, and more. By providing funding, programming, education, research, and advocacy, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time.