Montgomery County Department of Police Accepting Food Donations Thursday

Food donations for people and pets will be accepted Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. County residents can drop-off their donations at Ronald McNair Elementary at 13881 Hopkins Road in Germantown. The event is organized by Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) and two non-profits.

Attendees can drive their cars up to the tent near the school, open their trunk or door and a volunteer will retrieve the donations. The food items in highest demand are below:

  • Instant oatmeal packets
  • Brown rice (16 oz)
  • Whole grain pasta (16 oz)
  • Tuna, salmon or chicken (in water)
  • Dry or canned beans (low sodium)
  • Natural nut butters
  • Canned vegetables (low sodium)
  • Canned fruit in juice
  • Fruit cups
  • Shelf-stable, individual milk boxes
  • Cooking oils and spices
  • Baby formula and baby foods
  • Dog, cat, and kitten foods (wet and dry)
  • Dog, cat, and kitten treats

MCPD, in partnership with Manna Food Center and MCPAW (Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being), will collect the donated foods for people and pets in need during this COVID-19 pandemic.

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