food insecure

January 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

County Residents Can Now Request Food Assistance Online

Montgomery County residents in need of food assistance resources can now do so online. On Tuesday, the county government launched a Montgomery County Food Assistance online form, which is available in seven languages. A trained specialist will review completed forms and will connect with residents by phone within one business day about their specific food needs. […]

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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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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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March 18, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac


Does Your Congressperson Know?

Have you ever had to cut back on a meal because you weren’t sure where the money for food was coming from? Have you skipped a meal to save a dollar? Have you fed other members of your family first, and gone hungry, because there just wasn’t enough to go around? Thousands of Marylanders have […]

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