Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels is the charity selected by Kennewick-based CityIntros for February, March and April receive of donations resulting from proceeds via discount coupons from Tri-City businesses.
CityIntos Charity Deals at cideals.com offers online marketing to local businesses with proceeds going to a local charity every three months. During February, Meals on Wheels will receive 50 percent of the proceeds, then 10 percent in the next two months.
Participating businesses include Burger Ranch, Casa Vino Wine Bar, Dax's Bar, Grand Central Coffee Station, Mocha Express, Parkade Bar, Uptown Tavern and Ty's Tavern.
Meals on Wheels, a program of Senior Life Resources Northwest, has served Benton and Franklin counties since 1974. Last year, more than 144,000 meals were served with the help of more than 260 volunteers, who gave more than 23,000 hours and drove 80,000 miles.
Other Mid-Columbia organizations having partnered with CityIntros include the Children's Developmental Center and the Blue Mountain Action Council.