Meals on Wheels looking for support for over 600 clients in Bureau, La Salle and Putnam Counties

Donation boxes can be found in various businesses throughout the Illinois Valley

Meals on Wheels of La Salle, Putnam and Bureau Counties is currently looking for support to send a warm meal to those in need throughout the Illinois Valley this Valentine’s Day.

Donation boxes for the programs are located in several area businesses throughout this month to help support the seniors and disabled individuals that utilize its services.

Every dollar and bit of change deposited will help support the ever growing home delivered meal service in the local area.

Currently Meals on Wheels serves 600 individuals in the three-county program area with fresh meals and additional shelf stable and frozen meals to keep homebound individuals safe and well-nourished throughout the cold winter months.

Donation boxes can be found at City Limits Bar in Utica, Country Cupboard in Streator, Village Green House Liquor Shop in Utica, Beck’s Gas Stations in Peru and Oglesby, Phillips 66 in Oglesby, Shell Gas Station in Mendota, Columbus St. Shell Gas Station in Ottawa and the First Avenue Shell Gas Station in Ottawa.

Meals on Wheels program and delivery routes continue to grow as the need increases. Donations and volunteers are always welcome.

For more information on the program call 815-758-3932 or visit the program online at