Meals on Wheels of West Los Angeles - Background

In 1986, Dr. Luther Olmon interviewed three of our founding members and volunteers on his cable access show.  Marking the 10 year anniversary of Meals on Wheels of West Los Angeles, Dr Olmon talked with the Director, Carressa Carlstedt, as well as Libby Stern and Gretchen Jeffrey. Watch 27 min Youtube video.

Links below are to documents written by volunteers and board members. They trace events from the formation of Meals on Wheels West LA (Sept 1976) to early 1990.

The photo below is dated Dec 2 1977. From the left are Alice Lyche, Gretchen Jeffrey, Zev Yaroslavsky (LA City Councilman), unknown volunteer, Libby Stern (MOW Program Director), Linda Larsen, Dr. Luther Olmon (URC).

MOW 1977