Meals on Wheels People collaborates with other nonprofit organizations to support youth achieve their goals. These include earning Scout badges, completing community service hours or learning new skills that can be applied in the workplace. For additional information about youth partnerships and how you can get involved, please contact Catie Ellis at 503.953.8101 or via email.
Current Youth Partnerships
Lake Oswego Community Transitional Program is a community-based program that supports young adults with disabilities as they transition from high school to adult life. CTP takes an experiential approach incorporating functional academics that allow students to learn life skills. The program collaborates with community partners to provide meaningful volunteer work experiences that address the varying abilities of its students.
“The partnership with Meals on Wheels People has provided a fantastic experience for the students to give back to the community while developing individual skills.” Nan Deane, Transition Specialist
National Charity League is a nonprofit national organization of mothers and daughters who join together in community involvement within local chapters throughout the United States. Their goal is to foster a sense of community responsibility in their daughters while strengthening the mother-daughter relationship.
“Making Valentine cards, delivering meals to seniors or volunteering for the Donate Dinner program have all been such positive experiences for our daughters. They make connections with their community while developing leadership skills an service.” Jill Williamson, Blue Heron Chapter of NCL
Girl Scouts USA is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, such as leadership, strong values, social conscience and conviction about their own potential and self-worth.