As a Provisional Member of the New Canaan Garden Club and a Board Member of New Canaan Meals on Wheels, Stephanie Radman initiated a new program which adds joy to the lives of some of our town’s residents through “Flowers on Wheels.” Twice a month from April through October, Meals on Wheels clients receive flowers from the gardens of Garden Club members that are arranged and delivered with the meals. According to Radman, “Meals on Wheels clients are delighted to receive our simple, but lovely floral gifts. This is a donation from our hearts that makes a difference to some of the individuals in our fabulous community.”
Meals on Wheels of New Canaan has been providing nutritious meals to town residents in need since 1972. Sometimes the only person that a client will see all day is the Meals on Wheels Driver. One client said “I love flowers and it makes me so happy to receive them. I take care of them so they last as long as possible.”
Flowers on Wheels is the New Canaan Garden Club’s latest civic commitment which includes maintaining Waveny Walled Garden, beautification projects in Irwin Park, and supporting conservation efforts in New Canaan. In addition, Garden Club members provide horticultural therapy at Waveny Care Center which, like Flowers on Wheels, brings flowers and plants to some of our residents who are not always able to enjoy New Canaan’s beautiful public spaces.