Friendship Dining
We are are certified Friendship Dining location. All Friendship Dining Centers meals are prepared daily in the Meals on Wheels PLUS kitchen, provide 1/3 of the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) and are approved by a registered dietician. Special meals are available for the liberal diabetic and the mild, sodium restricted diet with a physician's order. Breakfast is also offered in some locations, along with lunch, to provide 2/3rd of the daily nutritional needs for the average senior.

Friendship Dining Centers

The Friendship Dining Program invites those 60 and older who are seeking companionship, activities and a hot, nutritious meal. Centers are conveniently located throughout Manatee County and are open Monday through Friday except holidays. In some instances, transportation can be provided.

Guests are invited to participate in any or all of the following services provided at these centers:

  • Recreational activities including films, field trips, art and music
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Card games, bingo, creative projects, and more

Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee is proud to be an Exemplary Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) Magnet Accredited Program, indicating that we operate according to the highest standards for program safety, program quality and program efficiency. For more information visit

Friendship Dining Centers are located throughout Manatee County.
Call 941-747-4655 for the Center location nearest you.