All DACL-funded Senior Wellness Centers and community dining sites will be temporarily closed for activities effective Monday, March 16, 2020 – April 26th. Meals will be available for pick-up at each site between 10:00am and 2:00pm for current participants. Adult Day Health Centers will remain open. If you are not a member, or calling outside our service area, Please contact 202-724-5626 for more information Home Delivered Groceries Delivered groceries including frozen meals, produce, cleaning supplies, over the counter medication, tissues, toilet paper, etc.
Volunteers who are not at high risk of health complications from COVID-19 are at the ready to help members get essential items and groceries in non-contact ways. Please call the office at 202-543-1778 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a service request.
Grocery Delivery & Store Senior Hours
Opens 6 a.m. – 7 a.m. daily to service only customers who are age 60 and older.
Giant Food’s own grocery delivery program. Buy groceries online and get them delivered to your door. Requirements: $60 Minimum order applies. Email needed for login. Note: due to overwhelming increase in orders, please plan two weeks ahead for your grocery needs. Slots for delivery open up about two weeks in advance.
The first hour of shopping each Wednesday is reserved for vulnerable guests – including the elderly and those with underlying health concerns.
Guests can also shop online here.
Costco Wholesale at the Shops at Dakota Crossing, 2441 Market St NE, Washington, DC, 20018 is opening early for seniors some mornings at 8:00 AM till 9:00 AM for Seniors only. COSTCO also offers delivery for members, more details here.
Harris Teeter is designating Thursdays from 9am to 2pm as ExpressLane Senior Day
Harris Teeter will designate ExpressLane Online Shopping *pick-up times from 9am – 2pm for seniors only every Thursday until further notice AND will waive the **$4.95 fee & offer $5 delivery for seniors during these times.
ExpressLane Senior Day Promotion Codes
Waive the Fee – SD60
$5 Delivery – SDDEL
Local Restaurant Acqua al 2 is now offering a range of groceries and household items online for pick up or local delivery. Options include produce, meats, dairy, pantry items, toilet paper, alcohol, and more. This is one of many efforts by local restaurateurs to keep their businesses open and their staff employed. The page includes an option to donate to their Employee Relief Fund. Place orders by 3 pm Monday – Friday for next day delivery or to pickup Tuesday – Saturday 1 pm – 3 pm.
Capital Area Foodbank is a useful resource for members who can’t afford shelf-stable groceries.
Central Union Mission also continues to provide donations of food for low-income DC residents.
Instacart – As of 3/30/20, the Instacart employees have gone on strike. If you are concerned about the implications of “crossing the picket lines,” we encourage you to choose another retailer. Details can be found here.
Buy groceries online from multiple stores and have them delivered in as little as one hour. Delivery fee applies; email or facebook account needed for login.
Whole Foods – As of 3/31/20, Whole Foods and AmazonFresh employees have staged a “sickout” in demands for additional safety precautions. If you are concerned about the implications of “crossing the picket lines,” we encourage you to choose another retailer. Details can be found here.
Whole Foods will be open from 7am – 8pm only for those who are at higher risk of having complications from COVID-19 (over 60, pre-existing conditions, or other immuno-suppresive conditions).
Order online from Whole Foods and have groceries delivered to your door in as little as two hours. Must be an Amazon Prime member to use this service.
Home Delivered Meals – Free or Low-Cost Options
Precooked meals delivered to your home. If you are concerned about paying for the options listed below, please contact the Village. Our staff or volunteers can make sure you are receiving meals delivered by the Department of Aging and Community Living or by our volunteer corps. Call the office if you need help enrolling in this program.
Home Delivered Meals – At Cost Options
Precooked meals delivered to your home.
The Silver Spoon is a local business owned by a friend of the Village. Tasty in-home meals at around $22 per person delivered to your home.
Online ordering through Sweetgreen provides access to pre-made salads and healthy bowls. There is a $4.99 delivery fee, and you need an email to create an account.
Get fully-prepared, refrigerated meals that are ready to heat, eat and enjoy! Purchase in any combination of breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Place your order by calling the main phone number or through the website provided above. Phone number is: 1-877-508-6667
Available in quantities of 3 (for first order only), 7, 10, 14 or 21 meals
Meals cost $6.99/meal ($7.99 for Pureed)* No long-term commitment.*$14.95 flat rate shipping fee applies
Your delivery date will be scheduled and the meals you have chosen will be delivered directly to your home by a Mom’s Meals driver or a third party partner.
Heat and enjoy – Heat directly from the refrigerator for 2 minutes or less.
Foodhini: Foodhini is a local service that offers a weekly changing menu of cuisine from around the world. You must order no later than 8 pm the night before to receive a meal the following day. Meals are delivered ready-to-eat and each dish is portioned for two. When you click on a menu item, you will see the dish described, including an ingredient list and common allergens. Foodhini requires a minimum order of $15 plus $5 delivery fee.
Local Restaurants that Offer Curb-Side Pick Up or Delivery
Check out “Dining at a Distance” – a crow-sourced online resource for restaurants that are offering take-out or pick-up for meals. This is a long list- if you need help setting up filters or understanding it, call the office for help. https://www.diningatadistance.com/washington-dc
The Hill is Home also has a fantastic list of local restaurants that are still “open” for carry-out or delivery. Read more here: https://thehillishome.com/2020/03/socialdistancing-but-you-gotta-eat-whos-open/