Answer these 5 questions by Nov. 24. You could WIN prizes including a vacation at ResortQuest!


United Way of Central Alabama
Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteers, photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama

Got 2 minutes? Take our mini-quiz about Jefferson County’s Meals on Wheels program and provide your email to be entered to win some fantastic local prizes (see below). Test your knowledge right here before November 24.

Win these prizes

Thanks to the following Bham Now partners, we’ll be offering up one of these awesome prize packages to 3 lucky winners.

  • Prize Package 1
    • ResortQuest– 2 Night Stay in a 2 Bedroom – $1,200 value
  • Prize Package 2
    • Ignite Cycle – 10 Ride Pack – $180 value
    • Dread River Distilling Company – 2-3 hour private room, Mon. – Thurs. – $100 value
  • Prize Package 3
    • Alabama Symphony Orchestra – 4 tickets to Home for the Holiday’s performance – $60 value
    • Battle Republic – 4 pack of classes and 2 on 1 private lessons – $90 value
    • Topgolf – $50 game play voucher plus a $50 reservation coupon – $100 value

Complete the 5 question quiz below and enter your name & email to be entered to win one of the three prize packages.

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Birmingham, Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Photo via Alabama Symphony Orchestra

Meals on Wheels in Jefferson County

Photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama

Meals on Wheels’ volunteers deliver daily hot meals to homebound seniors around our area. Perhaps equally important, they “check-in” with participants to make sure they are safe and healthy.

During November, Bham Now and United Way of Central Alabama will highlight ways you can get involved with Meals on Wheels.

Once you complete the survey you’ll be automatically entered to win.

Meals on Wheels 101

United Way Meals on Wheels volunteer. Photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama

Meals on Wheels (MOW) serves qualified seniors in Jefferson County age 60 or older who are homebound, meaning they can’t leave their home to get groceries or  go shopping.

Working with hundreds of volunteers, Monday through Friday, MOW provides food and companionship to seniors at their homes.  If there is anything amiss, such as someone has fallen or has health issues, a Meals on Wheels volunteer will help the senior get assistance and connect them with their family.

Meals on Wheels can’t miss a day.  Seniors not only need meals, but are also often socially isolated from family and friends.  Volunteers provide precious human contact.

According to Feeding America, one in 12 people age 60 or older is food insecure sometime during the year.

Meals on Wheels in Jefferson County needs volunteers and financial support.  Please click here to learn more or donate now.

Working with Meals on Wheels  is incredibly meaningful. (I believe) we are judged on how we treat the most vulnerable in our society, especially children or  elders. It is important we make sure they are cared for and loved. That is what Meals on Wheels does everyday for our seniors.

Becky Wright, director of United Way Meals on Wheels
Becky Wright, Director of United Way Meals on Wheels. Photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama

Remember To Take the Quiz

You must complete the quiz to be entered to win. Sweepstakes ends at midnight November 24.  Winners will be chosen at random and announced on November 26.   Share with a friend and GOOD LUCK!

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Pat Byington
Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.
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