July 21, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Feed the Fridge Program in Silver Spring Strives to Eradicate Hunger

A refrigerator filled with healthy, restaurant-quality meals is now available at Mary’s Center on University Boulevard in Silver Spring. This pilot program arose through a seed investment from Food for Montgomery, the public-private initiative led by the Greater Washington Community Foundation, Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Food Council. Feed the Fridge places refrigerators at recreation […]

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March 22, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Feeding Our Community

Fewer county residents are going without food, yet Jackie DeCarlo, CEO of Manna Food Center, explains why the fight against hunger must continue – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify and Stitcher, Facebook, Pocketcasts and Twitter. Please help us grow. Subscribe […]

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January 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Where Will You Serve on MLK, Jr. Day? (VIDEO)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is considered a day of service in Montgomery County. On Jan. 16, thousands of volunteers will participate in family-oriented service projects to help others across the county. There are events taking place all weekend across the county. Find out more in the report, below: You can find out more about […]

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Ride On Food Drive Collects Over 6,000 Pounds of Food for Manna Food Center

Passengers on Montgomery County’s Ride On bus system donated 6,258 pounds of food this year during the annual “Give and Ride” food drive that took place during the week of April 24. You may remember that bus passengers received free rides by donating canned or nonperishable food for Montgomery County school students. “Every year, Ride […]

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December 3, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Manna Serves Record Number of People (Video & Photos)

Manna Food Center is celebrating its 30th year in Montgomery County and employees and volunteers served a record number of people during the days leading up to Thanksgiving. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. For more info:   Related stories:  

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March 13, 2013 | Jenna Umbriac

Pet Stamps? One Nonprofit Feeds Hungry Pets

If you’ve been reading along here, you know that there are a lot of hungry people living in the U.S. today. Over 45 million people are on SNAP (food stamps) as of a recent count, and many more qualify but don’t know it. So what would you do if you were unable to feed your […]

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March 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

Hunger Symposium

Mark your calendars: the City of Gaithersburg is joining Manna Food Center and Maryland Hunger Solutions to co-sponsor a symposium to discuss challenges and success in helping the hungry. It will be held on Fri., Mar. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park.

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