food insecurity

June 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Community Kitchen Opens in Silver Spring to Fight Hunger and Food Waste

Manna Food Center and Silver Spring United Methodist Church Announce Opening of Community Kitchen Manna Food Center (Manna) in Gaithersburg and Silver Spring United Methodist Church (SSUMC) celebrate Saturday, June 23, the opening of a community kitchen in the church’s Four Corners location at 33 University Blvd. East. The kitchen will be used to turn […]

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May 2, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Food Insecurity in Montgomery County is Declining, According to Data

Thousands of Montgomery County residents experience food insecurity each day, but data from a recent CountyStat study revealed the number of residents experiencing food insecurity is declining. Food insecurity is defined as being without a reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable and nutritious food. CountyStat was launched in 2007 within the Office of […]

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April 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Manna Food Center Presents Heroes Against Hunger Awards

Manna Food Center held its annual Heroes Against Hunger Awards Reception at the Fillmore in Silver Spring Wednesday night to recognize community champions in the fight against hunger. Awards were given in three categories: Individual Hero, Corporate Hero, and Community Hero, according to a news release. The winners, selected by Manna’s Volunteer Board of Directors, […]

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March 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Watch County Report This Week (VIDEO)

County Report This Week includes reports on the County’s response to recent bomb threats, the Council’s strategic five-year plan to tackle food insecurity, the Board of Elections plan to add an Early Voting Center for the 2018 election cycle, Kojo Nnamdi’s recent talk at Gaithersburg Library, and more. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

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