Drive thru food distribution

August 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 12, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 12, and today we celebrate International Youth Day, National Middle Child Day, National Vinyl Record Day, and several more holidays. So, if you’re a middle child, of course you have to share your holiday with all these other holidays, right? In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County: […]

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August 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 11, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Heat Emergency Alert: Montgomery County is under a Heat Emergency Alert from noon today until 8 p.m. Thursday. The county issues the alert when heat index is forecast to be at least 105 degrees. Nighttime temperatures can still be […]

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March 12, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

March 12: Food Distribution at BlackRock Center

The BlackRock Center’s Upcounty Consolidation Hub is holding a drive-thru food distribution at Watkins Mill High School.  Food will be distributed from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Friday, March 12. Upon arrival, drivers should stay in their vehicles to receive boxed groceries.  If you do not have a vehicle, or if you have any other questions, […]

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October 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 20, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 20, and the election is two weeks away. Have you made a plan for voting? Check out Montgomery Community Media’s #MoCoVotesMCM 2020 General Election page for information on candidates in the school board, circuit court, and representatives in Congress races. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery […]

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October 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Food Insecurity Remains Growing Problem in Montgomery County

Nourish Now recently opened its 17th food distribution site in Bethesda, one of the wealthiest cities in America. The distribution site, which is open Friday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m., is located in the parking lot of Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad on Battery Lane. “Sometimes people think of the Bethesda community as a place […]

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September 22, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Upcounty Consolidation Hub Food Distribution Scheduled Tuesday

The Black Rock Center’s Upcounty Consolidation Hub with Nourish Now is offering drive-thru food distribution Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Food will be distributed at Germantown Elementary School on Liberty Mill Road. Drivers are asked to remain in their vehicles in order to receive boxed groceries, while supplies last. If you do not […]

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August 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda Food Distribution Scheduled for Fridays Through October

A group of nonprofits, businesses and churches are distributing food every Friday from now through October in Bethesda. Anyone in need may participate at the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Rescue Squad which is located at 5020 Battery Lane. Participants in cars should enter the fire station from the Battery Lane entrance and remain in their car. The […]

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August 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Nonprofit Organization Holding Drive-Thru Food Distribution in Germantown Tuesday Afternoon

Two organizations are working to ensure people needing assistance with food don’t go hungry. BlackRock Center’s Upcounty Consolidation Hub and Nourish Now – a nonprofit food bank – is holding a drive-thru food distribution Tuesday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. at Germantown Elementary School, 19110 Liberty Mill Road. People attending the food distribution are […]

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August 6, 2020 | Tori Bergel

3 Food Distribution Events Happening Saturday

Three food distribution events are scheduled for Saturday, August 8. Two in Silver Spring and one in Germantown. All three will begin at 10 a.m. and operate until noon. The first in Silver Spring, taking place at Francis Scott Key Middle School at 910 Schindler Drive, is a drive-thru style “grab & go.” They have […]

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June 30, 2020 | Mira Varghese

BlackRock’s Upcounty Consolidation Hub, Nourish Now Holding Food Distribution Tuesday

BlackRock Center’s Upcounty Consolidation Hub and Nourish Now – a nonprofit food bank – are hosting a drive-thru food distribution on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. As economic recovery begins, food insecurity spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The Upcounty Consolidation Hub and Nourish Now’s food distribution is yet another chance for county residents who are […]

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