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Meals on Wheels holds annual Big Wheels fundraiser

Thursday, February 11, 2010 | 7:27 p.m. CST; updated 7:38 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 11, 2010
Meals on Wheels volunteer Jackie Verdun, left, and executive director Marcia Walker work on getting meals ready for delivery during the Meals on Wheels Big Wheels fundraiser Thursday.

Meals on Wheels held its annual Big Wheels fundraiser Thursday.

During the fundraiser, local businesses can order meals for their staff for $10 per meal. Half of the $10 is donated to the Meals on Wheels organization. The fundraiser takes place every year during the week before Valentine's day.

Marcia Walker, the executive director of Meals on Wheels in Columbia, said the Big Wheels fundraiser has been happening for the last 15 years.

Marci Bentlage, an employee at the UM Conference Center, takes a delivery of meals for employees during the Big Wheels fundraiser Thursday.
During the fundraiser, local businesses can order meals for their staff for $10 per meal. Half of the $10 is donated to the Meals on Wheels organization.
Marcia Walker, the executive director of Meals on Wheels in Columbia, said the Big Wheels fundraiser has been happening for the last 15 years.
Meals on Wheels executive director Marcia Walker prepares meals for delivery Thursday morning during the organization's yearly Big Wheels fundraiser.

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