September 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Chef José Andrés’ Nonprofit Serves 160,000 Meals in Louisiana

World Central Kitchen (WCK), the nonprofit founded by chef, humanitarian and Bethesda resident José Andrés, has served 160,000 meals in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida, according to a post from WCK on Monday. WCK feeds people in areas suffering from natural or man-made crises. The organization has been providing meals to those affected by the hurricane […]

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February 8, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Feed the Fridge Program Launches in Takoma Park

Medium Rare Restaurant owner Mark Bucher will launch the Feed the Fridge program in Takoma Park starting Monday. The program aims to decrease food insecurity in the Takoma Park area while helping “pandemic-battered restaurants,” according to an announcement by the City of Takoma Park. Each refrigerator provided by the program will be filled with 25 […]

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December 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Distributing Three Days’ Worth of Meals Ahead of Potential Snow

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will provide enough meals for three days on Tuesday in consideration of expected inclement weather Wednesday. Meal service will resume Friday. See a list of MCPS meal sites here. Food is distributed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at many school sites, and between 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at […]

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April 17, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Chef José Andrés Provides Meals for The Children’s Inn at NIH

Earlier this week, Chef José Andrés and his organization the World Central Kitchen, distributed meals at The Children’s Inn at NIH. The Inn, located in Bethesda, is a residential place for families with children participating in research studies at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). World Central Kitchen works to provide meals during the COVID-19 […]

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October 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

Council Reviews Impact of After School Program (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools and the Recreation Department are joint partners in the “Excel Beyond the Bell” after school program for middle school students. A recent report by the Council’s Office of Legislative Oversight, examined the impact the program has on the students it serves. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery […]

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July 13, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of school cafeteria serving food

MCPS Summer Lunch Program (Video)

Thousands of children will have access to free, nutritious meals this summer thanks to the Montgomery County Public Schools summer food service program. MCPS-TV has the story from Montgomery Blair High School, one of the sites where free meals are distributed every weekday. Visit our PEG partner, MCPS- TV to view more of its local […]

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