Mobile Meals, another non- profit meals service, has been operating in Green Hills and surrounding neighborhoods for almost four decades. The service supported by several churches has recently begun a push to attract more clients.
“Our numbers are diminishing, we’d like to serve more,” said Judy David. Mobile Meals has no eligibility restrictions. Its. Clients include older residents, those with permanent disabilities and those recuperating from a short-term illness or injury:
“Anyone can call and request their friend or loved one be helped,” Davis said. “We just want to serve the need.” Meals are delivered Monday through Friday: The cost is $2.75 per meal. Each meal includes a meat, two vegetables, fruit or cookie, bread and milk.
The service area roughly extends from West End Avenue to Franklin Road, from the Edgehill neighborhood to Forest Hills. Some of the large complexes served are the Retired Teachers Apartments in Green Hills, Lea Rose in Hillsboro Village and Wedgewood Tower on 12th Avenue South.
Churches assisting include Calvary Methodist, Woodmont Christian, First Baptist, First Presbyterian, Harpeth Presbyterian, Hillsboro Presbyterian, Forest Hills Baptist and Christ Presbyterian. For information, call Judy Davis 615-297- 3049 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org