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January 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Help the Homeless: Shelter Prepares to House Over 200 Men During Winter Storm

UPDATED The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH) is prepared to house over 200 men at its emergency shelter during the snowstorm that is forecast to impact our area on Friday and Saturday. On Monday night, which was one of the coldest nights of the winter season, the shelter housed 189 men at its […]

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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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February 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Shelters and Motels House Area’s Homeless from Extreme Cold

Montgomery County officials are working to make sure any homeless individuals find shelter from this weekend’s extremely cold weather. At this time of year, Health and Human Services Spokesperson Mary Anderson said the county’s emergency shelters are packed and overflow areas are opened to accommodate additional people who may need a warm place to stay. […]

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February 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Connecting to End Poverty (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Gaithersburg resident Arnold Harvey is congratulated by Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice on Feb. 10 as he and his wife Theresa were honored for their work to end poverty through the non-profit organization they founded in 2007 known as God’s Connection Transition Organization (GCT). Arnold Harvey was recently recognized by Fortune Magazine as a Fortune […]

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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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September 19, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery Week in Review (Video)

Montgomery Week in Review host Don Mooers and his panel discuss the November Montgomery County business delegation to India, the upcoming Board of Education candidates forum, the medical needs of the county’s homeless and sustainable and environmentally sound building maintenance practices. Montgomery Week in Review airs on Montgomery Channel 21 Thursdays at noon and 8 […]

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June 30, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery Week in Review (Video)

Montgomery Week in Review host Don Mooers and his panel discuss the results of the June 24 primary election, the League of Women Voters’ national convention, Generation Hope and Community Bridges, and the recent 100,000 Homes for the Homeless Campaign. Montgomery Week in Review airs on Montgomery Channel 21 Thursdays at noon and 8 p.m.; […]

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June 26, 2013 | Staff Writer

100,000 Homes Campaign (Photo & Video)

Montgomery County kicked off its entrance to the nationwide 100,000 Homes Campaign on June 26 as it seeks to find at least 300 volunteers to assess the needs of the most vulnerable homeless residents during a three-day effort in November. The county joins more than 200 communities already in the campaign who have collectively found […]

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April 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery College Named Distinguished Partner (Video)

The Montgomery Coalition for the Homeless recently awarded Montgomery College the Distinguished Partner Award at their gala. MC TV’s Stan Jones covered the event. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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