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Volunteer of the Year: Tonya Talone

Tonya Talone has the sweetest job in Meals on Wheels! She drives the Tuesday crew crazy with the good smells emanating from the kitchen when she bakes goodies for us to send to our clients on Wednesdays.
Tonya always has the biggest smile and sunny attitude! She started volunteering on the food line 12 years ago, then graduated to the baker position. She has moved beyond the recipes originally in the Meals on Wheels repertoire and has learned how to take home recipes, assess them for affordable ingredients and suitability for large-scale production, and turn out delicious baked goods in the quantity we need. We deliver these to our non-diabetic clients only!
When asked why she chose this volunteer opportunity, Tonya said "I love working for Meals on Wheels because it perfectly marries my love of baking and serving people. When people see dessert, their eyes light up and smile and that brings me a lot of joy. Plus it saves my husband some calories!"