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May 13, 2020 | Grace Mottley

County Gives $1.2 Million in Food Access Grants to Community Organizations

Montgomery County has awarded $1.2 million food access grants to 38 community organizations that provide vulnerable residents with access to food assistance during the COVID-19 crisis. The organizations receiving grants include community, religious, and advocacy groups in the area, as well as ethnic grocery stores. The funding for ethnic grocery stores is intended to increase […]

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May 5, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Abiertas Solicitudes para el Programa de Subvención de Acceso a Alimentos

El condado de Montgomery está aceptando solicitudes para el programa “Covid-19 Emergency Food Access Grant” o Programa de Emergencia de Subvención de Acceso a Alimentos, hasta el mediodía del viernes 8 de mayo. Los fondos para el programa se utilizarán para proporcionar asistencia alimentaria y apoyar a las comunidades “difíciles de alcanzar” o vulnerables del […]

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May 5, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

County Now Accepting Emergency Food Access Grant Program Applications

Montgomery County is now accepting applications for the Covid-19 Emergency Food Access Grant program until noon on Friday, May 8. The funding for the program will be used to provide food assistance and recovery for “hard-to-reach” Montgomery County communities during the pandemic. The funds will start being distributed on Tuesday, May 12. Non-profits can apply […]

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July 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

MCM Connects Adult Mental Health (VIDEO)

National and County Mental Health Statistics Crazy. Nuts. Psycho. Screwball. Bonkers. The words for mental illness are derogatory, negative and plentiful. Experts say that these descriptors often cause sufferers to feel the sting of shame that stops up to half of them from seeking medical attention. The stigma also stops them from talking to loved […]

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October 23, 2014 | Aline Barros

photo Universities at Shady Grove

Healthcare Foundation Awards Grant to The Universities at Shady Grove

The Healthcare Initiative Foundation of Montgomery County awarded The Universities at Shady Grove a grant to support students in the healthcare field. The foundation awarded $400,000 that will be divided into 210 scholarships to help students majoring in nursing, social work, and pharmacy programs at USG. “Montgomery County is an amazingly diverse community and we […]

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