Meals on Wheels North Jersey Announces New Executive Director

(Woodcliff Lake, NJ) Meals on Wheels North Jersey has proudly served the northern Bergen County area for over 50 years. Delivering nutritious meals and a friendly well-check has been the focus of their mission since 1972.

Janelle Larghi
Meals on Wheels North Jersey is pleased to announce the appointment of Janelle Larghi as the new Executive Director of Meals on Wheels. Janelle brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to serving the community. Janelle is the Pantry Director/Board Member of Tri-Boro Food Pantry for the past eight years, and President of the Butch Mancini Foundation since 1997. She has received numerous awards and commendations including the Paul Harris Award from Park Ridge Rotary, Citizen of the Year from Park Ridge Elks, and a Hometown Hero Award awarded by Congressman Gottheimer in 2020.

As the outgoing Executive Director, Jeanne Martin has led Meals on Wheels North Jersey with dedication and passion for over 20 years, transforming Meals on Wheels North Jersey into a cornerstone of support for seniors in northern Bergen County. The program has doubled in that time, and provides “More than a Meal”, to their clients in the northern Bergen County area.

“I am thrilled to pass the torch to Janelle,” said Martin. I have full confidence in Janelle’s ability to lead Meals on Wheels North Jersey to even greater heights and continue our mission of providing nutritious meals and companionship to seniors in our community.”

Larghi expressed gratitude for the opportunity, stating, “This is my dream job! I am honored to take over for Jeanne and build upon the incredible foundation she has laid. I’m looking forward to working with our dedicated staff and volunteers to expand our impact and reach more individuals in our community.”

Larghi officially assumed the role of Executive Director on April 1st and will be working in tandem with Martin for the next few months. A celebration and fundraiser will be held on September 14, 2024, honoring Jeanne’s years of service and welcoming Janelle to her new position.

For more information, and on how to support Meals on Wheels North Jersey or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 201-358-0050. Donations may be made online at

  • Currently 0.00/5
Rating: 0.00/5 (0 votes cast)

Share It!

Be the first to comment