Local Freeholder Board to D.C. Lawmakers: Keep 'Meals on Wheels'

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CAMDEN COUNTY, N.J. -

While the federal budget is being worked out in Washington D.C., Camden County's freeholders say that one program that is potentially on the chopping block is making a difference in local residents' lives.

On Monday, August 7th, the Camden County Freeholder Board highlighted the impact of the local Meals on Wheels program.

The freeholders said that the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services provides hot, nutritious meals to more than 300 Camden County senior citizens whom are home bound and at risk of not getting proper nutrition.

"We want to make sure that our seniors [and] our disabled are cared for," said Camden County Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez (D). "That's very important, that's our mission and it takes all of us to do this."

The Meals on Wheels program needs volunteers the help assemble meals, as well as deliver them to Camden County residents in need.

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