food drive

July 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Public Safety Blood and Food Drive Set for July 2

Montgomery County public safety agencies are hosting a blood drive and a food drive from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on July 2nd in the conference room at the Public Safety Headquarters on Edison Park Drive in Gaithersburg. Walk-ins will be accommodated but organizers with the American Red Cross prefer you sign up to donate […]

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May 8, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

Stamp Out Hunger! (Video)

The National Association of Letter Carriers annual Stamp Out Hunger drive happens on May 11 this year. Your Montgomery County letter carrier will pick up food left at your mailbox and deliver it to Manna Food Center: an easy way to contribute for our stock the shelves campaign. Manna’s own Jamal is featured in the […]

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April 30, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

photo empty shelves at food bank

Your Help Feeds a Community

During the spring and early summer, the non-perishable donations slow down here at Manna Food Center. In the high holiday times, so many think of their hungry neighbors and drop off non-perishable items at our doors, but after the holidays, people tend to forget that there is still hunger in Montgomery County. In April alone, […]

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April 12, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

Join Us At Growlers for FourSquare Day

Join Manna Food Center and the Social Media Club of Gaithersburg at Growlers of Gaithersburg on Tuesday, April 16 for a good time, good deals, and a food drive for Manna! It’s FourSquare day, brought to you by the Social Media Club of Gaithersburg. Check in to Growler’s and join the party at 5:30pm. Bring […]

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April 9, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

Food Drive at Giant This Weekend

The Montgomery County Muslim Foundation (MCMF) is holding the second half of their food drive this weekend at local Giant Food stores! Last weekend brought in thousands of pounds of food for Manna, and we hope this weekend will be even more of a success. Last year, the MCMF brought in over 10,000 pounds of […]

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March 26, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

Never Turning Clients Away – With Your Help!

Here at Manna, we continue to see more clients than ever. This month already, we’ve served over 3,200 families – and we still have a few days left in the shortest month of the year! Last year, we averaged 3,400 families a month; in 2013, we expect that to be closer to 3,600 or 3,700 […]

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February 25, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

photo wrapped Mac N Cheese

Help Us Help Clients: Healthy Food Wish List

Here at Manna, we serve thousands of families and MCPS elementary students per month with food donated by our community. Every can of tuna or box of macaroni and cheese is processed by our volunteer corps to ensure food safety, which means checking every expiration date on food that comes in. Many times, well-meaning groups […]

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January 24, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

Ike Leggett and Manna Food Volunteers at Wheaton Giant photo

Giant Food Drives Bring Winter Relief (Video)

Manna Food Center and Giant Food stores in Montgomery County teamed up again over the MLK weekend to hold our annual MLK Food Drive. The amazing response from the community has kept our drivers busy all week picking up your donations from Giant stores. County Executive Ike Leggett came out to the Wheaton Giant on […]

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January 16, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

Celebrate MLK Day With Giving

Manna Food Center celebrates MLK Days of Service by holding our Help the Hungry food drives at all 27 Montgomery County Giant Stores this weekend. At Manna, we believe in the dreams of Dr. King for a more equitable society, including opportunities for all of us to serve our community by helping those in need. […]

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January 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

Manna and Giant Food Drive

Manna Food Center is teaming up with Giant Food Stores to fight hunger and feed hope by holding food drives at all 27 Montgomery County Giant Food Store locations. You can help! Shop at your local Giant Food store on Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, 20 and donate nonperishable food items to help our restock […]

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