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Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois Senior Nutrition Program joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season
Subaru Share the Love Event ® helps deliver nutritious meals and compassion to Logan and Mason County seniors

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[January 02, 2017]  LINCOLN - CAPCIL Senior Nutrition is proud to announce that it is participating in the annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners for the ninth year running. From November 17, 2016 to January 3, 2017, Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased to the customer's choice of participating charity.

“The support given through Subaru’s Share the Love Event is such a beautiful example of what it takes to help the seniors in our community remain independent and healthy,” said Becky Leamon, Nutrition Services Director, CAPCIL Senior Nutrition Program. “The amount we receive through participation in the Meals on Wheels America Share the Love Event will allow our program to help provide the nutrition seniors needs to live healthier and happier and enables them to feel less isolated.”

Participating Meals on Wheels America members, like CAPCIL Senior Nutrition Program, will receive a share of the revenue raised by Subaru in their state. CAPCIL Senior Nutrition has partnered with Green Subaru of Springfield to raise awareness for the popular year-end sales and giving event, and drive support for Meals on Wheels through the participation in the Lincoln Christmas Parade on December 3, 2016 and the Christmas Luncheon provided by CAPCIL on December 4, 2016.

“It is a true testament to the value of Meals on Wheels and the strength of our nationwide network that Subaru of America and its customers choose to give back to this vital service year after year,” said Ellie Hollander, President and CEO, Meals on Wheels America. “Since its inception, Share the Love has helped deliver more than 1.4 million meals to seniors served by Meals on Wheels. It is our hope that this year’s event ensures that even more seniors receive the nourishment they need to continue living independently at home.”

This year, for the first time throughout the life of the program, there will be no cap on the total donation from Subaru of America to its Share the Love charitable partners. By the end of this year's event, Subaru hopes to exceed a grand total of $90 million donated since the creation of Share the Love.

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By purchasing or leasing a new Subaru during the Event and selecting Meals on Wheels America as your charity of choice, you can help deliver nutritious meals and other important services to seniors right here in Lincoln, Illinois.

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About Meals on Wheels America

Meals on Wheels America is the oldest and largest national organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network exists in virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America’s seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. By providing funding, leadership, education, research and advocacy support, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time. For more information, or to find a Meals on Wheels provider near you, visit

[Becky Leamon
Nutrition Services Director
Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois]

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