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December 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Department of Health to Distribute COVID-19 Kits to Hard-Hit Neighborhoods

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced it is delivering nearly 4,000 coronavirus emergency kits to neighborhoods that have been disproportionately affected by the spread of COVID-19. DHHS said in a statement that the following three zip codes are heavily affected: 20902, the Wheaton-Glenmont area, which, over the past 14 days, has […]

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November 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Providing Several Thanksgiving Food Distribution Events

Thanksgiving is days away, and there are many food resources available in Montgomery County for residents in need. Here’s a list of some local food distribution events happening for the upcoming holiday: Grab And Go: On Tuesday, November 24, anyone in need of food is welcome to attend the Grab ‘N Go at the Church […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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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 | Andrea Sarralde

Lanzan Fondo de Seguridad Alimentaria en Montgomery

El sábado, el concejal Will Jawando anunció en Silver Spring el lanzamiento del Fondo de Seguridad Alimentaria del Condado de Montgomery. El fondo es una asociación entre el condado y Greater Washington Community Foundation. El objetivo del fondo es conectar más alimentos a más personas. El Concejo del Condado asignó $10.3 millones de dólares al […]

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June 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Leaders Say Donations Are Essential for Montgomery County Food Security Fund

On Saturday, Councilmember Will Jawando announced in Silver Spring the launch of the Montgomery County Food Security Fund. The fund is a partnership between the county and the Greater Washington Community Foundation. The goal of the fund is to connect more food to more people. The County Council allocated $10.3 million to the fund, but it […]

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May 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 15 in Montgomery County

It is Friday, May 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Business Briefing: Council President Sidney Katz hosts the third in a series of business and economic development briefings at 12:30 p.m.  Email Councilmember.Katz@montgomerycountymd.gov to register for the zoom meeting and submit questions. 2. CARES Act Programs to Help Small […]

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May 8, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Distribución de Alimentos Gratis este Sábado en Silver Spring

La Iglesia Kingdom Fellowship distribuirá 500 cajas de alimentos gratis en el condado de Montgomery. La distribución de alimentos Grab N ‘Go se llevará a cabo el sábado a partir de las 11 a.m. La ubicación es el Centro de Recreación Comunitaria del Condado, ubicado en 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring. La distribución está […]

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May 8, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Grab N’ Go Food to be Distributed Saturday in Silver Spring

Kingdom Fellowship Church will distribute 500 boxes of free groceries in Montgomery County. The Grab N’ Go food distribution will take place Saturday starting at 11 a.m. The location is the East County Community Recreation Center, located at 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring. The food distribution is in partnership with Kingdom Fellowship Church, Councilmember […]

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May 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 8 in Montgomery County

It is Friday, May 8, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Police Investigate: A White Oak man was shot and killed Thursday afternoon by a police officer responding to a call reporting a man wielding a large knife. Police anticipate releasing the identity of the deceased today. 2. […]

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