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October 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Empty Bowls Lunch Helps To Feed the Hungry (VIDEO)

The Capital Area Food Bank is helping to feed more than 70,000 people in Montgomery County who are food insecure. An Empty Bowls lunch, scheduled for Oct. 30 at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, plans on raising money to help the food bank provide hunger relief to 12 percent of the residents around the District […]

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April 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Food Council to Launch Food Security Plan on April 6

With a goal to fight hunger, the Montgomery County Food Council is launching the Montgomery County Food Security Plan to the public on April 6. The food security plan is a five year strategy aimed to stop hunger in the county, according to a news release. Those in attendance can expect a panel discussion with […]

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Manna Food Center Helps Families Prepare for Thanksgiving

The days leading up to Thanksgiving are traditionally busy for the staff and volunteers at Manna Food Center and this year is no exception. “We are on track to help well over 4,000 families at this time of year,” said Jackie DeCarlo, the executive director of Manna Food Center. DeCarlo said her organization is seeing […]

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April 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, April 21, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, April 21, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council: The Council is scheduled to meet at 10:45 a.m and on the agenda is the development of White Oak’s Site II, and the plans for the Wheaton Community Center and Library. […]

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October 24, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes a report on the Department of Liquor Control, a new prosecution unit that targets abuse and exploitation of the elderly, a new campaign to make Montgomery County a hunger free zone and more.  

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September 19, 2014 | Krista Brick

Founder of Food Recovery Network Talks About its Expansion (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Ben Simon discusses how he started the Food Recovery Network and the traction it has gotten since its launch.

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July 8, 2014 | Lindsey Seegers

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Feed the Children Well

How many prongs do you see in the picture above? When you think you have counted them, count them again. It’s easy to look and still not really see some things. I was driving down Shady Grove Road towards Manna and noticed on the sidewalk ahead a father and daughter taking a stroll. Such a […]

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April 21, 2014 | Lindsey Seegers

Here’s the Beef

It seems fitting to talk about exciting ongoings in The Meat Department the day I bring a leftover burger in for lunch. Okay, perhaps I should mention it’s a veggie burger. Now, I realize some people think becoming a vegetarian is a big mistake missed steak, but I don’t carrot all. Manna Food Center’s Nutrition […]

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December 2, 2013 | Sonya Burke

“A Big Shock to Me” (Video)

When you think of Montgomery County, you may not think about people living here who are hungry. But Manna Food Center is seeing an increase in the number of people coming to their doors for food. In this MyMCMedia extra, Mark Foraker, director of development at Manna Food Center, says he was shocked to see […]

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September 16, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Bethesda Help Partnership (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, the director of Bethesda Help tells us why the nonprofit is partnering with a Kensington church to help feed the hungry in zipcode 20895.

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