More than 3,500 homebound Erie County residents will benefit as Meals on Wheels for WNY holds its 10th annual Plate Expectations fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday ► Sept. 25 ◄ in Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Lancaster. William G. Gisel Jr., president and chief executive officer of Rich Products Corp., is honorary chairman of the event.

Those attending will have a chance to directly sponsor meals for a senior citizen who lives nearby. Tickets are $125 and are available online at