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HISTORY

it was

1972

An association of Ridgefield clergy identified a need in the community to care for folks who were unable to prepare their own meals due to age, illness, injury and other disabilities. With a $500 grant, Barbara Deegan, Marion Sloan and Annette Zelson started cooking in the basement of St. Mary School in Ridgefield. They delivered about 24 meals/week.

After 12 years and a couple of moves, we found a home at Ballard Green and cobbled together a working kitchen. In 2003, with a one-time grant from the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, we were able to completely renovate and expand the kitchen to commercial grade. Today we serve 30,000 meals/year!

25 Gilbert Street
Ballard Green
Ridgefield, CT 06877

mowridgefield@gmail.com

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203-438-8788

Delicious food and a friendly smile are always on our menu.

 

MEALS ON WHEELS OF RIDGEFIELD, CONNECTICUT, INC. IS A 501(C)(3) NONPROFIT RECOGNIZED BY THE IRS.

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