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!

COVID-19 Preparedness Plan Updates

LifeCare Alliance continues to serve our clients to the best of our ability amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Volunteers are our biggest need! If you are able to deliver Meals-on-Wheels to homebound seniors and people with medical challenges in Franklin, Marion, Madison, Champaign, or Logan counties, please use the links below to get started.
For questions or information on when our next volunteer orientation is scheduled, please contact our Corporate & Community Engagement team at volunteer@lifecarealliance.org.
Thank you for Nourishing the Human Spirit with us!
Interested in volunteering? Click here to apply or call 614-278-3130.
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

Recent Stories

From our President & CEO: COVID-19 Update for LifeCare Alliance Volunteers and Supporters

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June 8, 2020 UPDATE SERVICE UPDATES Meals-on-Wheels numbers continue to grow.  Our food production and delivery teams continue to amaze.   Meal delivery has increased by 68% since March 1st. The number…
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LifeCare Alliance Announces 2020 Volunteer Recognition Dates

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Each year, we take the time to thank our outstanding volunteers who embody our motto of "Nourishing the Human Spirit." Our volunteer base is the heart of LifeCare Alliance, and…
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Our Corporate Adopt-a-Route Partners

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Abbott Nutrition Add Ventures Alliance Data Alvis American Electric Power American Structure Point Arbors West ARC Industries Ashland Chemical Aspen Community Living Assurex Global A2Z Bailey Cavalieri Barnes & Thornburg…
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Changes ahead for Meals-on-Wheels volunteers

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Volunteers should take note of a few changes coming to LifeCare Alliance’s Meals-on-Wheels program in the first quarter of 2020. Route names In January, the existing route names of the…
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