• Congressman Frank Mrvan Visits VNA Meals on Wheels of Porter County to Support Volunteerism

    VALPARAISO, IN – Congressman Frank Mrvan and approximately 20 of his
    campaign volunteers joined the VNA Meals on Wheels of Porter County program
    for "Frank's Day of Action." Congressman Mrvan's visit highlighted the essential
    role of volunteers in the Meals on Wheels program and the importance of
    community support.

    Congressman Mrvan and his volunteers partnered up with current VNA Meals on
    Wheels of Porter County volunteers to deliver over 200 meals to seniors
    throughout Valparaiso, including lunch for approximately 50 seniors at the Banta
    Center. These fresh and nutritious meals were prepared by Pines Village
    Retirement Communities.

    During his visit, Congressman Mrvan emphasized the importance of volunteers to
    the Meals on Wheels program and their value to the community. "The role that you
    play in the community is immeasurable," said Mr. Mrvan. "It is absolutely the
    volunteers that make the VNA Hospice, Pines, and Meals on Wheels a successful
    program. We have to make sure we are rewarding productive programs within the

    VNA Meals on Wheels of Porter County is one of the many ways that the VNA
    Hospice of Northwest Indiana supports seniors and their families in the
    community. The program relies on the support of volunteers to deliver nutritious
    meals and provide social interaction to seniors who are unable to leave their

    We are grateful to Congressman Mrvan and the volunteers for their support of
    the VNA Meals on Wheels of Porter County program," said Bob Franko, President
    and CEO of VNA Hospice NWI. Their dedication and commitment to serving our
    community is inspiring, and we hope that their example will encourage others to
    get involved and make a difference."

    If you are interested in volunteering with the VNA Meals on Wheels of Porter
    County program, visit vnanwi.org/volunteer.php to sign up today. For more
    information, please visit vnanwi.org or call (219) 462-5195.

    About VNA Hospice NWI:
    VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana is a nonprofit organization that preserves
    dignity in aging by helping seniors remain in their homes and in charge of their
    healthcare decisions for as long as possible. The VNA provides hospice care,
    palliative care, VNA Meals on Wheels of Porter County, the Medical Guardian alert
    button, grief support for anyone who has lost a loved one, grief support for children
    at the Phoenix Center, and a We Honor Veterans Program.

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