Edmond Teen Delivers Food To The Elderly - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Edmond Teen Delivers Food To The Elderly

Posted: Updated:
Megan Gold is an eighth grader at Oklahoma Christian School. Even though she plays the flute, is involved in tennis, basketball, soccer, and cheerleading, she still finds time to deliver meals. Megan Gold is an eighth grader at Oklahoma Christian School. Even though she plays the flute, is involved in tennis, basketball, soccer, and cheerleading, she still finds time to deliver meals.
EDMOND, Oklahoma -

A 14-year-old Edmond teen is helping shine a light on something many of us don't think about.   

Megan Gold is an eighth grader at Oklahoma Christian School. Even though she plays the flute, is involved in tennis, basketball, soccer, and cheerleading, she still finds time to deliver meals, as part of the Oklahoma County Senior Nutrition Program. 

Last year, 175 volunteers donated more than 3,000 hours, but the need is greater. There is a waiting list of more than 800 seniors in Oklahoma County alone who would like to receive home-delivered meals.  

For many recipients, it's their only meal of the day. Megan says her grandfather planted the seed for her.

"My mom called one night and he said he was having Vienna Sausages and M&M's, which is not the most healthy thing to eat. For seniors, nutrition keeps them out of the hospital, keeps them healthy, and it's vital to their health," said Gold.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Kingfisher Cheerleader Falls Violently Ill After High School Football Game

    Kingfisher Cheerleader Falls Violently Ill After High School Football Game

    Cordell teenager Tysen was diagnosed with not one but several rare diseases, Monday night. Cordell teenager Tysen was diagnosed with not one but several rare diseases, Monday night.
    An Oklahoma teenager is diagnosed with not one but several rare diseases.When she found out she was a cheerleader at Kingfisher High School and no one saw it coming. Sunday night 17 year old Tysen Hendricks got home from a trip to the Mayo Clinic, but just a few hours later ended up back in the hospital.More >>
    An Oklahoma teenager is diagnosed with not one but several rare diseases.When she found out she was a cheerleader at Kingfisher High School and no one saw it coming. Sunday night 17 year old Tysen Hendricks got home from a trip to the Mayo Clinic, but just a few hours later ended up back in the hospital.More >>
  • OSBI Investigating Disappearance Of Alva Man

    OSBI Investigating Disappearance Of Alva Man

    Travis Murrow texted his stepson last Sunday he was driving to Enid to pick up payment for a pickup truck he had recently sold. His family says he disappeared after that.Travis Murrow texted his stepson last Sunday he was driving to Enid to pick up payment for a pickup truck he had recently sold. His family says he disappeared after that.
    The OSBI and other authorities all over Northwest Oklahoma are looking into the disappearance of a 40-year-old Alva man.More >>
    The OSBI and other authorities all over Northwest Oklahoma are looking into the disappearance of a 40-year-old Alva man.More >>

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Mobile Alerts

Get breaking news, headlines, weather alerts & more on your cell phone.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Classifieds

Use our free classifieds to find the things you need or sell your items.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

ESP Interactive
Powered by WorldNow
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
OKLAHOMA CITY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Oklahoma City's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.