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About Us

Our Aim

The relief of those in need by reason of age or disability in Bedale and the surrounding area by the provision of a meals on wheels service to assist elderly and disabled people who are unable to prepare hot, nutritious meals themselves thereby helping them to live independently in their own homes.

People Who Use Our Service Say:

“A hot meal with a warm smile”

“It’s a real life line for me”

“With my disability, Meals on Wheels is a god send”

“You are a breath of fresh air, you’re often the only person to call that day”

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“It has been a great pleasure and a privilege to work with BCMoW since they started to prepare and distribute meals to those in need in the community. The work they undertake is outstanding and offers company and nourishment, both physical and emotional, to their clients. We are delighted to be able to support their work and look forward to sharing a long partnership to help meet the needs of the wider community.”

Ian M Robinson, Rector 

Honest and Trustworthy

The friendly faces of our volunteers and the few moments we spend with our clients are the true gift of Bedale Community Meals on Wheels.

Our Story

BCMoW, which was established by Diane, began cooking and delivering 2 course meals three days a week in September 2015.  Starting with 20 meals a day, we currently serve up to 32 meals a day.  We currently serve over 4500 meals a year in Bedale and the surrounding area, including Aiskew, Leeming Bar, Leeming, Exelby, Burneston, Kirklington, Snape, Well, Newton-Le-Willows, Hackforth and Crakehall.

BCMoW exists to help those in Bedale and the surrounding area who are unable to cook, to maintain their independence and dignity by delivering cost effective and nutritional meals through caring volunteers.  One of the ways we maintain our non-profit status is by periodically offering a month of free meals to clients.

BCMoW works because of its dedicated volunteers.  As well as being a non-profit organisation, we are also proud to be a 100% volunteer operation.  Our 60 volunteers have provided an uninterrupted meal service in the area for almost 3 years, and we aim to continue the service for as long as there are those in the community that need it.

BCMoW registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales on 6 October 2017.

At the March 2018 Hambleton Community Awards BCMoW won the award for “Service to Older People”.

Information Material

Bedale Community Meals on Wheels Poster

Bedale Community Meals on Wheels Leaflet

Co-op Local Community Fund Poster

Policy documents available on request

BCMoW Data Protection Policy

BCMoW Safeguarding Policy

BCMoW Complaints Procedure

BCMoW Driver Risk Assessment Form

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