Douglas-Cherokee expands program for senior meals

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The demand for home delivered meals to qualified seniors has nearly tripled in East Tennessee because of the pandemic.

On Thursday, the Douglas-Cherokee Meals on Wheels program received extra helpers as hundreds of meals were loaded and delivered.

WATE 6 On Your Side’s Don Dare was in Sevierville on Thursday as the meals were taken there from Morristown.

The Douglas-Cherokee Economic Authority reaches into six East Tennessee counties.

The community action committee receives federal and state funding.

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