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April 24, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Montgomery County Police Personnel Received Donations of Fresh Produce and PPE

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) received donations of fresh produce and personal protective equipment (PPE) for their police personnel on Thursday. Members from the Patrice Birckman Family Foundation and the M.C. Police Foundation donated 150 crates of fresh produce to MCP personnel. Chief of Police Marcus G. Jones appeared in a video giving thanks […]

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October 9, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Donate Bicycles and Parts During the County’s Annual Bike Collection on Oct. 18

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) will have its annual bicycle collection on Oct. 18 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. next to the Montgomery County Council Office Building parking garage, at the corner of East Jefferson and Monroe Streets in Rockville. The event is part of Community Service Month. Donated bikes and parts will […]

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July 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donations

Officials with the American Red Cross say there is a shortage of blood at hospitals nationwide. According to the Red Cross, blood donations are being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in. Fewer blood donors and blood drives occurred last week resulting in as many as 17,000 fewer blood donations, the organization said. […]

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April 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Annual Give and Ride Food Drive Continues Through Saturday

Ride On bus passengers can help needy families and receive a free bus ride by donating canned or nonperishable food during Ride On’s 32nd annual food drive. The drive, started by a group of bus drivers over 30 years ago, runs from Sunday, April 28, through Saturday, May 4. During the week, food collection bags […]

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donations

Officials with the American Red Cross say there is a shortage of blood at hospitals nationwide. According to the Red Cross, blood donations have fallen short of hospital needs for the past few months, resulting in about 39,000 fewer donations than what’s needed, the organization said. The American Red Cross is asking residents to donate […]

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April 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

“Give and Ride” Campaign Takes Place from April 24 – 30 (VIDEO)

The 30th annual “Give and Ride” campaign takes place from now thru April 30. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Giving Tuesday

First, there was Black Friday, then Small Business Saturday and, of course, Cyber Monday. December 1st is Giving Tuesday. Have you considered Montgomery Community Media when making your end of the year donation? MCM is all about informing, connecting, engaging and educating communities. MCM also serves the community thru economic development, nonprofit partnerships and collaborations, and […]

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Manna Food Center Helps Families Prepare for Thanksgiving

The days leading up to Thanksgiving are traditionally busy for the staff and volunteers at Manna Food Center and this year is no exception. “We are on track to help well over 4,000 families at this time of year,” said Jackie DeCarlo, the executive director of Manna Food Center. DeCarlo said her organization is seeing […]

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April 20, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leggett Launches Give and Ride Food Drive (VIDEO)

County Executive Ike Leggett launched the Ride On’s “Give and Ride” campaign. Montgomery County Ride On bus passengers can donate food and get a free trip. The drive is from now through April 25. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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December 16, 2014 | Krista Brick

WUMCO Short Toys for Needy Kids in Poolesville Area

The Western Upper Montgomery County HELP Inc. is scrambling to make sure none of the more than 350 kids it serves goes without a Christmas gift this year. “We are currently in a “toy crisis”,” said Cathy Beliveau, WUMCO executive director. Beliveau said WUMCO got half the amount of toys requested from Toys For Tots distribution facility […]

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