ABOVE: Grange Insurance, including President & CEO John Ammendola (center left), have supported LifeCare Alliance by delivering Meals-on-Wheels for over 15 years.

Volunteers deliver the services
that Nourish the Human Spirit!

Pantry volunteer
Why are volunteers so vital to LifeCare Alliance’s success? Volunteers allow our services to reach all eligible clients with NO WAITING LIST! This helps us fulfill our goal of keeping homebound older adults and individuals with a medical challenge or disability safe, independent, and in their own homes, where they want to be!
LifeCare Alliance welcomes individual volunteers, as well as families, companies, schools, and community groups. Volunteer opportunities can include delivering Meals-on-Wheels, helping in our kitchens or food pantry, delivering pet food, and so much more!
Interested in volunteering? Click here to apply or call 614-444-MEAL.
Already a Meals-on-Wheels volunteer? Click here to access the online scheduler.


For Individuals



Deliver hot, nutritious meals to homebound neighbors during the lunch hour, using your own vehicle. Shifts available on weekdays, weekends, and holidays. Please attend a New Volunteer Orientation before delivering.


Help behind the scenes to portion, pack, and prep Meals-on-Wheels for delivery.

Learn more about Meals-on-Wheels

Groceries-to-Go Food Pantry

Serve our Columbus Cancer Clinic and Project OpenHand-Columbus clients by filling grocery orders, restocking pantry shelves, and/or hosting a pantry drive.

Learn more about the Groceries-to-Go pantry

Senior PetCare


Deliver AniMeals routes to provide supplemental pet food for the pets of homebound clients.


Portion and prep pet food for delivery.

Learn more about Senior PetCare

Cancer Thrift Shops

Thrift stores in Grove City, Reynoldsburg, and Worthington raise money to support the Columbus Cancer Clinic. These shops are powered by volunteers, who operate every facet of the business. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, visit your desired location.

Other Opportunities

Assist with a variety of areas, volunteering in the office, the Columbus Cancer Clinic, Senior Dining Centers, or Wellness Centers.

Meals-on-Wheels volunteer

For Groups


Team up with co-workers to cover a nearby Meals-on-Wheels route, and help us Nourish the Human Spirit on your lunch hour! Teams can adopt one day a month to five days a week, and we bring the training to you!

Learn more about Meals-on-Wheels

Schedule a Group

Bring your team for a one-time volunteer experience, to deliver Meals-on-Wheels or help in our kitchens and food pantry. Contact us today to plan your visit!

Kitchen volunteers

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