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July 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Programa ‘Feed the Fridge’ en Clínica Mary’s Center de Silver Spring Busca Erradicar el Hambre

Un refrigerador lleno de comidas saludables con calidad de restaurante ahora está disponible en la Clínica Mary’s Center de University Boulevard, en Silver Spring. Este programa piloto surgió a través de una inversión inicial de Food for Montgomery, la iniciativa público-privada dirigida por la Greater Washington Community Foundation, el condado de Montgomery y el Consejo […]

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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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February 25, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 25, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Feb. 25 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Information: Montgomery County clinic appointments are currently for Groups 1A and Group 1B, Tier 1 (Adults ages 75 or older). All vaccinations are by appointment only. Health officials say the supply is very limited. Click here for more information […]

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January 5, 2021 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Montgomery County Food Council

The Montgomery County Food Council is a connection point around food system issues in the county. Studio 501c3 host Kim Jones speaks with Executive Director Heather Brushkin about what that means for the local farms, businesses, and residents. Studio 501c3 focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. Watch […]

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November 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Organizations Answer Call for Greater Food Assistance Need Amid Pandemic

2020 has been a year like no other. The pandemic has created an even greater need than usual for food assistance. Fortunately for those in need, a variety of food giveaway events are available locally just in time for Thanksgiving, according to the Montgomery County Food Council. The non-profit helps lead the implementation of COVID-19 […]

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November 23, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Providing Several Thanksgiving Food Distribution Events

Thanksgiving is days away, and there are many food resources available in Montgomery County for residents in need. Here’s a list of some local food distribution events happening for the upcoming holiday: Grab And Go: On Tuesday, November 24, anyone in need of food is welcome to attend the Grab ‘N Go at the Church […]

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May 13, 2020 | Grace Mottley

County Gives $1.2 Million in Food Access Grants to Community Organizations

Montgomery County has awarded $1.2 million food access grants to 38 community organizations that provide vulnerable residents with access to food assistance during the COVID-19 crisis. The organizations receiving grants include community, religious, and advocacy groups in the area, as well as ethnic grocery stores. The funding for ethnic grocery stores is intended to increase […]

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May 5, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

County Now Accepting Emergency Food Access Grant Program Applications

Montgomery County is now accepting applications for the Covid-19 Emergency Food Access Grant program until noon on Friday, May 8. The funding for the program will be used to provide food assistance and recovery for “hard-to-reach” Montgomery County communities during the pandemic. The funds will start being distributed on Tuesday, May 12. Non-profits can apply […]

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July 2, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Más de 60,000 residentes de Montgomery padecen de inseguridad alimentaria

El Concejo de Alimentos del Condado de Montgomery (MCFC), una organización comunitaria sin fines de lucro, que se asocia con múltiples organizaciones para abordar la inseguridad alimentaria dentro del condado, presentó un informe el viernes 28 de junio sobre el éxito del año pasado y los objetivos para los próximos años. El Condado de Montgomery […]

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May 2, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Food Insecurity in Montgomery County is Declining, According to Data

Thousands of Montgomery County residents experience food insecurity each day, but data from a recent CountyStat study revealed the number of residents experiencing food insecurity is declining. Food insecurity is defined as being without a reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable and nutritious food. CountyStat was launched in 2007 within the Office of […]

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