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April 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Sunflower Bakery is Serving the Community by Donating Muffins

Sunflower Bakery, a non-profit bakery in Rockville, is going above and beyond to help the community by providing muffins to food shelters, pantries and hospital staff in the Metro D.C. area, according to Executive Director Daphna Raskas. The bakery has raised over $10,000 and donated more than 3,000 muffins to over 15 places, according to […]

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March 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Adventist HealthCare Asks for Donations to COVID-19 Community Response Fund

Adventist HealthCare has a COVID-19 Community Response Fund where people can donate money to help the medical organization purchase hospital resources.   PLEASE DONATE, SHARE and MESSAGE if you can: https://t.co/4Ju0EXveif#HeroesWorkHere pic.twitter.com/METm5Kh60R — Adventist HealthCare (@AdventistHC) March 26, 2020 It is also asking for donations of new/unused materials like N-95 masks, eye shields, hand sanitizer and […]

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January 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS gets Total of $60,000 in Donations to Help Student Lunch Debt

Two Montgomery County-based businesses donated a total of $60,000 to the Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) Dine with Dignity program to help alleviate student lunch debt.  Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center and the DARCARS Automotive Group each donated $30,000 to the program.  “It’s kind of a no-brainer. You’ve got to look after the children if […]

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December 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rockville Ranked Second Most Generous City in U.S. by GoFundMe

Rockville is GoFundMe’s second most generous city in the United States. According to one of GoFundMe’s 2019 Year in Giving lists, Rockville ranked behind Marietta, Ga. for city with the most donations on the platform. The list is based on the number of donations made per capita in cities with a population greater than 50,000. […]

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February 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Warrior Canine Connection Restores Barn to Help More Veterans

Since moving to Boyds in 2016, the Warrior Canine Connection has continued helping military veterans and their families heal their wounds, both visible and invisible. The nonprofit organization breeds yellow and black labs, as well as golden retrievers. Immediately from birth, every puppy undergoes extensive training, preparing to work as a service dog for veterans. […]

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August 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Friends of Library Sells Rare Copy of Hemingway’s “Farewell to Arms” for $6,000

The Friends of the Library Montgomery County has just sold a rare, autographed, limited first edition of Ernest Hemingway’s “Farewell to Arms,” for $6,000. It’s the highest selling volume ever sold by FOLMC, according to Lance Salins, FOLMC business coordinator. The private buyer lives in Oregon and wishes to remain anonymous, Salins said, noting that […]

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April 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Jimmy Fallon Surprises Fields Road Elementary with a Donation (VIDEO)

Fields Road Elementary School was featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Friday night. That’s because the Gaithersburg-based school recently raised over $13,000 during a record-breaking Read-A-Thon, and the fundraiser caught the attention of Fallon because of its “Egg Roulette” video starring the school’s principals. On Friday night’s show, Fallon played a clip […]

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Ride On Food Drive Collects Over 6,000 Pounds of Food for Manna Food Center

Passengers on Montgomery County’s Ride On bus system donated 6,258 pounds of food this year during the annual “Give and Ride” food drive that took place during the week of April 24. You may remember that bus passengers received free rides by donating canned or nonperishable food for Montgomery County school students. “Every year, Ride […]

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December 16, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Santa Ride Benefits The Children’s Inn at NIH (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Santa traded in his sleigh for a new kind of ride on Dec. 16. That’s right, on this day Santa was traveling aboard a Harley to communities across Montgomery County – from Germantown to Bethesda- and he was not alone. With lights and sirens flashing, a police escort accompanied Santa as he collected gifts and donations […]

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December 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 1st, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today and Councilmembers are expected to elect new officers for a one-year term. The meeting will be broadcast live by County Cable Montgomery. The Council agenda is posted online. 2. Have you heard? Montgomery County’s new towing […]

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