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September 4, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Will Distribute Free Meals For Children Under 18 Again

Montgomery County Public Schools will again distribute free meals to all county children younger than 18 on Tuesday, Sept. 8. “We have received additional guidance from the state and have been cleared to return to our summer model of meal service where all children, youth and students can receive free meals,” said Gboyinde Onijala, MCPS […]

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August 3, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

MCPS Cancels Meal Service Tuesday Due to Emergency Weather Conditions

MCPS will cancel its meal service on Tuesday because of expected emergency weather conditions in the county.  IMPORTANT NOTE: MCPS meal service will be canceled tomorrow, Aug. 4 due to projected emergency weather conditions expected in the area. MCPS DFNS will provide double meal service today, Aug. 3. For additional food resources, visit: […]

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June 29, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Free Meals Program Will Continue Through the Summer

Montgomery County Public School will provide breakfasts and lunches at almost 100 locations beginning July 6. The meals are free to all Montgomery County children and MCPS students. The meals can be picked up at more than 60 MCPS sites and 30 community-based programs four days a week. They will not be available for pickup […]

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May 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

First Lady Melania Trump Donates 150 Meals to The Children’s Inn at NIH

First Lady Melania Trump donated 150 boxed lunches to The Children’s Inn at the NIH in Bethesda Tuesday. The food was sent with contact-free delivery and packaged securely, according to Melania Trump’s spokesperson Stephanie Grisham. The meals were delivered by White House staff and the White House executive chef and pastry chef. Sending my best […]

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April 1, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Silver Diner Providing Free Meals for Children and Families in Need

Silver Diner has partnered with Real Food For Kids to provide free meals for children and families in need. Beginning Wednesday, families may stop by the Silver Diner located at Rio in Gaithersburg to receive a free grab-and-go meal Monday – Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. No ID or proof of need is […]

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April 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Meal Packs Offered For Seniors at Grab-and-Go Sites

Seniors in Montgomery County can get frozen meal packs at “grab and go” locations and through delivery.  The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Montgomery County Recreation (MCR) and Jewish Council for the Aging started offering the meal packs on March 18, according to a statement from the county. The service is […]

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March 31, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

MCPS Will Continue Meal Service Following Hogan’s Stay-At-Home Order

Montgomery County Public Schools will continue its meal distribution service as scheduled, following Gov. Larry Hogan’s Stay-At-Home Order. Families can continue to travel to schools to receive meals and resources for online learning, according to MCPS. While the order does not allow residents to leave their home for non-essential trips, community members are still allowed […]

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June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Valerie Ervin and students eating at Roscoe Nix Elementary School

MCPS Program Offers Free Breakfast and Lunch for Low Income Families

Montgomery County’s summer food program will provide free breakfast and lunch this summer to students and families from low-income areas across the county, according to an MCPS press release. The program started distributing meals on Monday and intends to distribute them every weekday this summer. These meals will be distributed to summer school and recreation […]

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February 2, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

MCPS Provides Hot Meals to Students on Snow Day (VIDEO)

Following a historic snowstorm, Montgomery County Public Schools closed for a week. MCPS’s Division of Food and Nutrition Services wanted to make sure that students in the County, who rely on free and reduced prices lunches, had access to hot meals while schools were closed. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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January 29, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

MCPS Offers Free Lunch to Students on Snow Day (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools Division of Food  and Nutrition Services provided free meals to students in the County during snow days. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Director Marla Caplon talks about how the program was organized.

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