November 24, 2017 | Dan Amzallag

Message From the Universe: The Power of Giving

“People who give, are given to.   People who care, are cared for.   And people who love… age slower, run faster, jump higher, eat healthier, tend to live in cottages, are as happy with friends as they are alone, climb more trees, skip when they could walk, kiss when they could talk, take the […]

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November 22, 2016 | Lindsey Seegers

The Gratitude Jar

Ready or not, the holidays are here. The pace of this season so often induces stress and financial strain–for those with jobs and especially those without. How do we celebrate in the midst of this tension? I love this mantra:  “interrupt anxiety with gratitude.” It’s one we put into practice at Manna this month, with […]

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October 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville’s Holiday Drive is Underway (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville’s holiday drive is now underway. Can you help? During the annual drive, with the help of donors and volunteers, the city’s Community Services Division collects and distributes Thanksgiving meals in November and toys and gifts in December to hundreds of children and families in Rockville. Find out more in this Rock […]

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November 27, 2014 | Krista Brick

Giving Thanks This Holiday (VIDEO)

It’s a time of family gathering, memory making and reflection and we asked Montgomery County residents what they are thankful for this holiday season. Krista Brick reports.

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December 23, 2013 | Valerie Bonk

Hearts and Homes Helps Fill Holiday Dreams

More than 130 abused, neglected, homeless and at-risk children will have their holiday wishes come true thanks to a local non-profit. Hearts & Homes for Youth in Montgomery County serves kids in care of the State of Maryland through several group homes and foster programs. The organization has served more than 30,000 young people since […]

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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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