Tag: St. Vincent Meals on Wheels

Daryl Twerdahl retires after 31 years with Meals on Wheels

Daryl Twerdahl retires after 31 years with Meals on Wheels

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Daryl Twerdahl, Hancock Park, a 1994 Larchmont Chronicle Woman of Larchmont, retired from St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (SVMOW) last month after a total of 31 years volunteering and working for the organization. Inspired by a meeting with SVMOW founder Sister Alice Marie Quinn, Twerdahl began volunteering with local support group, Cuisine á Roulettes, in […]

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St. Vincent ‘March for Meals’ promotes friendship with sustenance

St. Vincent ‘March for Meals’ promotes friendship with sustenance

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (SVMOW), 2303 Miramar St., which has been called the country’s largest (approximately 2,000 daily clients) privately funded senior nutrition program, observes “March for Meals” this month with other MOW programs across the country. The month-long celebration encourages people to participate by hosting a fundraising event, volunteering to deliver or serve meals […]

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A little giving can go a long way

A little giving can go a long way

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Giving a little time, attention or resources can have a ripple effect in people’s lives, doing more good than we can imagine. The holiday season provides ample opportunities for helping others in the community and making a difference. The following local charities would love help and donations. Often events are available throughout the year, so […]

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St. Vincent Meals on Wheels wraps up year

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels wraps up year

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (MOW) has served homebound seniors in Los Angeles since 1977, when a registered dietician and Daughter of Charity, Sister Alice Marie Quinn, founded the organization by serving a single pot of stew to 83 seniors in a church basement. Quinn, affectionately known as Sister SAM, or just SAM, was the […]

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Breaking news: Catholic comedy in Hancock Park

Breaking news: Catholic comedy in Hancock Park

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

No, the headline doesn’t describe a mixed-up real estate transaction or challenges at a local church. It’s the title (“Catholic Comedy Night”) of a late-June gathering to benefit St. Vincent Meals on Wheels and Ignatians West. The former is the 40-year-old program that prepares and delivers nutritious meals to homebound seniors and other vulnerable residents […]

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Sister Alice Marie, 82, dies; Twerdahl named director

Sister Alice Marie, 82, dies; Twerdahl named director

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Word of the death of Sister Alice Marie Quinn, founder 40 years ago and executive director until this week of St. Vincent Meals on Wheels, came just as the Chronicle went to press. Her health had been in decline, and she died of natural causes. Mass and burial were on June 28. The day before […]

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