Meals on Wheels People is bringing some cheer to homebound seniors during the COVID-19 crisis.
The nonprofit organization is partnering up with the music and arts venue Holocene to create a series of inspirational music videos for Meals on Wheels People volunteers and homebound seniors. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Holocene invited Portland musicians to make a video performance that could be shared with the organization's community.
"Everyone is starting to feel the strain of an extended stay at home and these music videos are a great way to add some fun to days that can be lonely," said Meals on Wheels People chief executive officer Suzanne Washington. "We so appreciate the musicians and Holocene for pulling this together and bringing us all a little cheer."
Musicians are seen saying "hello" at the start of the video and then perform a cover song from the 1950s or 1960s. Videos will be uploaded to the Meals on Wheels People Facebook page every Tuesday and Friday beginning April 14.
"We are so grateful to the amazing musicians who crafted heartfelt videos for this project," said Scott McLean of Holocene. "We hope this project helps to brighten some days and alleviate the loneliness that many are currently feeling."
To view the music videos, visit Meals on Wheels People's Facebook page at facebook.com/feedingseniors.
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