Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

April 17, 2020 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

Kim Jones and Gabrielle Nash are the co-hosts for this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. This episode features Susie Sinclair-Smith, the executive director for the nonprofit Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH). MCCH provides solutions to homelessness that help ensure […]

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April 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Mariana Cordier hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Elaine Apter, José Luis Diaz, Debbie Ezrin, and Denise Fredericks. Cordier and the panel discuss the work of the League of Women Voters with Elaine Apter, improving health outcomes for minorities with José Luis Diaz, honoring the first responders who provide service to […]

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December 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Men’s Shelter to Host Christmas Dinner for Homeless (VIDEO)

There are more than 500,000 people in the United States experiencing homelessness on any given night, according to a recent report by the National Alliance to End Homelessness. In Montgomery County, data shows that there are more than 800 individuals experiencing homelessness. While county officials continue their goal of ending chronic homelessness,  one local shelter […]

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May 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

A Homeless Woman’s Death Becomes ‘Call to Action’

Before the mental illness took over, Kathleen Garlington was a professional pianist. But as she became more paranoid, she lived on the streets, often in Kentlands. “She was an incredibly intelligent woman,” said Sherry Moitoza, director of social concerns at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Parish in Gaithersburg. “When you’d have a conversation with her, […]

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November 18, 2016 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Raises over $4,000 for Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s (GGCC) Construction Direct Connect Group raised $4,361 for Montgomery County Coalition For The Homeless (MCCH) from the groups AutumnFest Happy Hour held at Union Jacks in Gaithersburg. There are several companies that make up the Direct Connect group including: Matan Companies CFR Engineering Consultants, Inc. Therrien Waddell, Inc. MD Energy […]

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May 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

Community Rallies to Build Playground for Former Homeless Families (VIDEO)

With funding and volunteers from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, Marriott International, Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless and organizers from KaBoom! volunteers dug holes, mixed concrete, painted sidewalks and put together slides to build a playground for formerly homeless children living in the apartment complex in Gaithersburg. Krista Brick has the […]

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May 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

Community Comes Together for Playground Build in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

It took just less than one workday for the more than 200 volunteers, but for the kids living at the Seneca Heights Apartments in Gaithersburg it will be hours and hours of fun on their new playground here. With funding and volunteers from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, Marriott International, Montgomery County […]

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November 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

Homeless 2 Hopeful Fashion Show (VIDEO)

Community members, elected officials, students and business leaders gathered for the Homeless 2 Hopeful fashion show at the Civic Center in Silver Spring. The event was organized to help raise awareness about the issue of homelessness in our area and raise funds for the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless. Julie Rios Little reports. Visit […]

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October 29, 2014 | Staff Writer

Tammy Darvish Named County Philanthropist of the Year

Darcars Automotive Group Vice President Tammy Darvish has been named the Montgomery County Philanthropist of the Year. She will receive the award tonight at the county’s Annual Celebration of Giving event taking place at the AFI Silver Theatre & Fillmore in Silver Spring. Darvish is recognized for her efforts to support many causes, including homelessness. […]

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April 4, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Moves Vulnerable Homeless into Permanent Homes in Silver Spring

Apartments located in Silver Spring have become new homes for five formerly homeless individuals who were identified as the County’s most medically vulnerable according to the Vulnerability Index, a survey instrument used during the Montgomery County 100,000 Homes Campaign Registry Week Nov. 3 through 7. County leaders will celebrate the expansion of the Montgomery County Coalition […]

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