Peace Meals will still be served at the Senior Center in addition to the home deliveries. The meals are open to people ages 60 and over for a suggested donation of $3.50 per meal.
“We’d love to have people come and give us a try,” Massey said.
In the one-year contract, Sarah Bush Lincoln will receive nearly $1.3 million from the State to operate the 14-county program, while the cost to run the program amount to about $2 million. Peace Meal relies on contributions from program participants and additional funding from numerous local funding agencies, such as United Way.