food pantry

April 24, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Damascus Local Organizes ‘Social Distance’ Relay to Raise Money for Damascus Help

Damascus community members are hosting a ‘social distancing’ 24 hour relay race to raise money for the local organization Damascus Help. With the help of her friends, Carolyn Sherwood decided to organize the event in the Goshen Oaks neighborhood after seeing a post online that the organization was in need of help. “It is a […]

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October 21, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Manna Food Center Celebrates Grand Openings, Announces Community Food Rescue Events

Manna Food Center, Montgomery County’s largest food assistance organization, celebrated the grand openings of its new marketplace on Saturday and its warehouse on Sunday with continuous efforts to stop hunger in Montgomery County. The market’s grand opening featured a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by tours and a community block party in Silver Spring. Notable guests […]

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July 2, 2014 | Krista Brick

photo of Larry White at Public Safety Blood and Food Drive

MUM Banking on Help From the Community (Video)

Larry White, executive director of the Mid-County United Ministries, talks about the need for food donations to stock the food pantry named for the late  Cpt. Joseph A. Mattingly, Jr.  and how the community can help. MUM asked those giving blood at an American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg […]

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