· Lubbock Meals on Wheels (LMOW) receives no governmental nor United Way funding.
· Mardi Gras is our largest fundraiser of the year.
· LMOW provides nutritious, home-delivered meals to those who are homebound, elderly, or disabled. We seek to break the social isolation experienced by the homebound by providing warm, caring, friendly contact through our volunteers.
· In 2013, LMOW served over 160,000 meals.
· Daily LMOW serves over 620 unique individuals.
· Mardi Gras features 38 local restaurants.
· Mardi Gras includes live music, magic & other entertainment, masks, beads and much more.
· Mardi Gras has cash bars.
· Mardi Gras has a large area for children with activities.
· Mardi Gras includes a large silent auction with over 200 items.
· Benefit drawing for Southwest Airline Tickets-only 1,000 benefit tickets sold.
· Mardi Gras tickets are $35-adults, $10-children 17 and under (available at LMOW), available at Select-a-Seat (service charge applies). $40.00 at the door.
· Call 806-792-7971 for more information.