Jackie DeCarlo

March 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Manna CEO Credits ‘All the Women Who Shaped Me’ on International Women’s Day

Jackie DeCarlo is proud that throughout her almost eight years as Manna’s CEO, “We never had to turn anyone away.” That is saying a lot, because during this past year, requests for food by county residents rose 40%. Prior to the pandemic, Manna served about 3,000 people a month. Now it is 4,000, she said. […]

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June 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Albornoz: Need for Food Security Now ‘Off the Charts’

Councilmember Will Jawando introduced a public-private partnership with the Greater Washington Community Foundation Saturday, which launches the Montgomery County Food Security Fund. The goal of the food security fund is to “connect food to more people” in the county by supporting restaurants, food banks, and local farmers. Saturday’s news conference took place at East County […]

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October 29, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Local Chefs Turn Rescued Food Into Tasty Dishes

Two teams of professional and amateur chefs competed in the second annual No Waste, Big Taste: A Rescued Food Cooking Competition in Silver Spring. The competition was organized by Manna Food Center and co-hosted by Downtown Silver Spring and FRESHFARM Market. This was the final event of Montgomery County’s second annual Community Food Rescue Week. […]

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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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July 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Fred Evans hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Shirley Brandman, Elaine Apter, Linna Barnes, and Jackie DeCarlo. Evans and the panel discuss the Democracy Summer Maryland program with Shirley Brandman, League of Women Voters‘ Making Democracy Work campaigns with Elaine Apter, the upcoming race for the next County Executive with […]

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June 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Community Kitchen Opens in Silver Spring to Fight Hunger and Food Waste

Manna Food Center and Silver Spring United Methodist Church Announce Opening of Community Kitchen Manna Food Center (Manna) in Gaithersburg and Silver Spring United Methodist Church (SSUMC) celebrate Saturday, June 23, the opening of a community kitchen in the church’s Four Corners location at 33 University Blvd. East. The kitchen will be used to turn […]

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December 16, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Mooers’ guests include Jackie DeCarlo, Mike Ball, Fred Evans, and Elaine Apter. Mooers and the panel discuss Manna Food and their preparations for supporting clients during the cold winter months, EveryMind’s Serving Together program for veterans, the recent Committee for Montgomery’s Legislative Breakfast, and the […]

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April 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Ride On Partners with Manna on Food Drive (VIDEOS)

Ride On passengers are being asked to donate food in exchange for a free fare on one of their buses. “Give and Ride” runs from now through April 29, an annual drive to benefit the Manna Food Center. In exchange for a nonperishable food item, Ride On commuters can get a free ride on the […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Loran Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week , which begins with a major transportation announcement by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. Watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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November 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Matthew Logan, Jackie DeCarlo, Henry Hailstock, and Diana Conway. Topics discussed this week include the Montgomery County Historical Society now known as Montgomery History, Manna Food Center’s work to alleviate hunger in our community, the hazards of painkillers, and the Safe Healthy […]

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