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Meals on Wheels faces Sequester Cuts

The Sequester is hitting another victim in Nevada county…Gold Country Community Services Executive Director, Sandy Jacobson says the Meals on Wheels and High Noon Cafe congregate lunch program for seniors is being told to expect a 5 to 10 percent cut in funding.
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Jacobson says Meals on Wheels is serving 140 home delivered meals  a day which is capacity.
click to hear Sandy Jacobson
Jacobson  says there are still three people on the waiting list for home delivered meals.
Meals on Wheels has  been operating on an annual budget of $400,000. Jacobson says 40 percent of funding comes through the State and Federal Government and 51 percent comes through voluntary contributions.

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