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Manna Food Center Announces a Temporary Waiver on Income Requirements

IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 11, 2019 Media ContactMichelle Whittakermichelle@mannafood.org240-268-2531 Manna Food Center Announces a Temporary Waiver on Income Requirements for Montgomery County Residents Impacted by the Federal Government Shutdown Increased Need for Food Assistance Anticipated as Shutdown Enters Third Week (Gaithersburg, Maryland) – Manna Food Center (Manna) is temporarily waiving income requirements to provide food to any […]

Community Kitchen Open House Leaves Attendees Nourished and Fired Up

On September 12th we welcomed current and potential East County partners to our Community Kitchen Open House at Silver Spring United Methodist Church in Four Corners to hear about the adult classes we’re planning this Fall. Our 2 six-week class series, A Taste of African Heritage and A Taste of Latin Heritage, are designed to […]

Closing the Hunger Gap

Jamal here. This fall, Angela Whitmal (our Senior Director of Administration and Participant Services) and I traveled to Tacoma, Washington to attend the Closing the Hunger Gap Conference. The goal of this conference is to move hunger relief organizations toward strategies that promote social justice and address the root causes of hunger, using the lens of racial […]

Manna’s NEW Mobile Kitchen!

We know from Montgomery County’s Food Security Plan that families are not accessing or consuming enough vegetables.  As you likely know, vegetables really drive Nutrition Education:   Manna’s Mobile Kitchen & Pop-Up Pantry is a new program designed to tackle two barriers at once by bringing nutritious foods and cooking skills to our community. The MMK […]