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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 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

With the Crunch of An Apple, Montgomery County Celebrates School Breakfast

At 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, thousands of Marylanders participated in the “Hear the Maryland Crunch” program. Students, teachers, politicians, county officials and more crunched on an apple to highlight the importance of the School Breakfast Program. The event is held during National School Breakfast Week as a reminder of the importance of children beginning their day […]

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January 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Manna Offers Food Assistance to Furloughed County Residents in Need

Manna Food Center is temporarily waiving income requirements to offer food assistance to Montgomery County residents who’ve been financially hurt by the federal government shutdown. In a press release, Jackie DeCarlo, Manna’s chief executive officer, said that Manna is ready to open its doors to county residents in need. “We recognize that many government employees, […]

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October 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

First Community Food Rescue Week Spotlights Efforts to Fight Food Waste and Hunger

What does the term gleaning and the adage “Waste Not, Want Not” have in common? Manna Food Center is hoping you will participate in the first Community Food Rescue Week to find out! Manna Food Center, Montgomery County’s largest food assistance organization, and the Community Food Rescue network have teamed up to educate, inform and entertain […]

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April 12, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Manna Food Center Presents Heroes Against Hunger Awards

Manna Food Center held its annual Heroes Against Hunger Awards Reception at the Fillmore in Silver Spring Wednesday night to recognize community champions in the fight against hunger. Awards were given in three categories: Individual Hero, Corporate Hero, and Community Hero, according to a news release. The winners, selected by Manna’s Volunteer Board of Directors, […]

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March 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Phil Andrews, Mardia Dennis, Cassandra Quesnel, and Pablo Blank. Mooers and the panel discuss public campaign financing with Phil Andrews, food insecurity with Mardia Dennis from Manna Food, addressing student stress and anxiety over gun violence with Cassandra Quesnel from Every Mind, and […]

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May 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Mariana Cordier, Brian Karem, Jenna Umbriac, and Jeffrey Slavin. Mooers and the panel discuss the recent appointment of special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election with Mariana Cordier, the current negative climate for journalists with Brian Karem, Manna Food’s […]

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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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October 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Green Recognizes Green Champions with Awards at Annual Gala (VIDEO)

Bethesda Green hosted its 7th annual gala at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club on Oct. 6. The highlight of this event is the 2016 Bethesda magazine “Green Awards.” Find out more about this year’s event and the Bethesda Green organization, in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: The awards included: Innovation Award-Business: Blessed Coffee […]

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May 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Councilmembers Introduce Bill to End “Food Insecurity” (VIDEO)

A bill that would require a strategic plan to end “food insecurity” in Montgomery County was introduced last month before the County Council. Council Vice President Roger Berliner is the lead sponsor of Bill 19-16 and Councilmembers George Leventhal and Craig Rice are the co-sponsors. All three Councilmembers also are members of the Council’s Health and […]

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