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  • Volunteers provide 400 Christmas meals for seniors, homeless

    For those who had nowhere else to go for Christmas, Carl Perron had a place. Perron rushed in and out of the downtown Mid-City Concerns kitchen Tuesday to serve Christmas …


  • Millwood Daze offers fun, run and a parade

    It sprang up from a summer of road construction. Businesses along Argonne Road in Millwood were taking a hit from the lack of traffic along the street that runs through …


  • Volunteers prepare hundreds of full-course Thanksgiving dinners

    Carl Perron hustled around the kitchen at Mid-City Concerns on Thanksgiving morning. He inventoried trays of turkey, checked the green bean casserole’s progress and kept Meals on Wheels dinners moving …


  • Valley Meals on Wheels wins countywide contract

    After providing hot meals to seniors in the Spokane Valley for the past 35 years, Valley Meals on Wheels has been awarded the contract with Aging and Long Term Care …


  • Free Thanksgiving meals available today, Thursday

    Mid-City Concerns in downtown Spokane is known for serving meals to seniors at its center and through its Meals on Wheels program. On Thanksgiving Day, however, the agency will serve …


  • Charity rip-off case ends

    A financial scandal that ravaged a nonprofit organization dedicated to feeding low-income people earned the last of two women responsible a felony theft conviction Tuesday. Rachelle D. Solomon, 39, received …


  • Plea bargain speeds payback

    A former director of the Mid-City Concerns’ Meals on Wheels program pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree theft for the misuse of as much as $80,000 in agency funds. Cheri Anne …


  • Meals on Wheels’ former director pleads guilty

    A former director of the Mid-City Concerns’ Meals on Wheels program pleaded guilty today to first-degree theft regarding $80,000 in agency funds.


  • Nonprofit workers face theft charges

    Two former employees of a Spokane nonprofit dedicated to feeding low-income residents used more than $80,000 in donations to pay for booze-soaked lunches, Victoria’s Secret shopping sprees, video rentals, computer …


  • Meals on Wheels probe nearly done

    Police are near the end of an investigation into whether Meals on Wheels employees embezzled money from the organization dedicated to serving seniors and people with disabilities. The board of …


  • Meals on Wheels director put on leave

    The executive director of the city’s Meals on Wheels program has been placed on administrative leave amid questions about mismanagement at the nonprofit. “We’re trying to be proactive and find …

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