About Our Meals

Meal Components

Meal Components

All meals provided by PCA are designed by a registered dietician to meet one-third of the Recommended Dietary Allowance for older adults, meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and are moderately low in fat and sodium. Each meal includes complements such as milk, fruit, bread and dessert. Kosher meals are available by request.

Frozen Meals

Frozen Meals

Frozen meals are delivered once a week, with up to seven meals included in each delivery. Participants simply heat the meals and they are ready to eat.

Hot Meals

Hot Meals

For those unable to heat meals themselves, hot meals are delivered daily, Monday through Friday, along with sandwich packs for the weekend.

Emergency Meals

Emergency Meals

In the event that an emergency, natural disaster or inclement weather prevents PCA’s meal distribution center from making regular deliveries, shelf-stable emergency meals are provided to participants.

Meal Components

All meals provided by PCA are designed by a registered dietician to meet one-third of the Recommended Dietary Allowance for older adults, meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and are moderately low in fat and sodium. Each meal includes complements such as milk, fruit, bread and dessert. Kosher meals are available by request.

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Frozen Meals

Frozen meals are delivered once a week, with up to seven meals included in each delivery. Participants simply heat the meals and they are ready to eat.

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Hot Meals

For those unable to heat meals themselves, hot meals are delivered daily, Monday through Friday, along with sandwich packs for the weekend.

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Emergency Meals

In the event that an emergency, natural disaster or inclement weather prevents PCA’s meal distribution center from making regular deliveries, shelf-stable emergency meals are provided to participants.

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Why Choose PCA Meals ?

Balanced Nutrition

Balanced Nutrition

All PCA meals provide balanced nutrition and are appropriate for those with chronic conditions like diabetes

Personal Connection

A Personal Connection

Trained drivers provide individuals with regular, caring contact and remain alert to changes in their needs

Culturally Sensitive Staff

Culturally Sensitive Staff

PCA’s diverse staff use their training to create an excellent customer experience

Specialized Vehicles

Specialized Vehicles

PCA’s fleet of specialized vehicles are designed to transport meals safely at regulated temperatures

Our Impact

6,600 Homebound Philadelphians were served by PCA’s home-delivered meals program last year
1.9 Million Meals were prepared at PCA’s state-of-the-art Meal Distribution Center last year

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