LPD, Meals on Wheels warning about fake donation calls

LPD, Meals on Wheels warning about fake donation calls
Lubbock Meals on Wheels expands and renovates its building on 34th Street.

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Lubbock Meals on Wheels and Lubbock police issued warnings about fraudulent calls pretending to be from Meals on Wheels Thursday.

They remind residents that Meals on Wheels will never call to solicit donations by phone.

“We have recently received information about someone from a 575-area code calling to solicit donations for Meals on Wheels. Please be advised that no one will ever receive a phone solicitation from Lubbock Meals on Wheels. If you receive such a call, please either report it to the police, or let Lubbock Meals on Wheels’ staff know immediately. Whenever you have a question about the legitimacy of a request for funds on behalf of Lubbock Meals on Wheels, please feel free to call us at 806-792-7971.”

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