Manna Food Center

October 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Manna’s No Waste, Big Taste Cooking Competition Builds Food Recovery Awareness

Saturday’s No Waste, Big Taste competition in Downtown Silver Spring featured such foods as matzah, sundried tomatoes, “ugly” produce and browned beef. In a span of 45 minutes, two teams created an appetizer and main dish using only donated food plus a few mystery ingredients they brought with them. The event marked the culmination of […]

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November 23, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Downtown Silver Spring Hosts S’mores Events Benefitting Manna Food Center

Downtown Silver Spring will be hosting two s’mores-making events during the holiday season. The events will take place on Veterans Plaza on Friday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Dec. 11, according to the DTSS website. All of the proceeds from these events will go to the local non-profit organization, Manna Food Center. Manna’s mission is to help end […]

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October 21, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Over $200,000 in Grants Awarded to 22 Montgomery County Farms

Twenty-two local food-producing farms in Montgomery County have been awarded $236,804 to improve their infrastructure and expand their capacity. The funds also serve to help the farms contribute local food to the Montgomery County Farm to Food Bank program in 2021. Grants were funded by the Montgomery County Government, Manna Food Center, and Food for Montgomery. We are […]

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July 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 9. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Yoga: Join Olney Library’s talented yoga instructor Amy to explore the benefits of movement, breathing, and meditation today on Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Click here for more information.   2. MCPD Food Drive: Montgomery County Police Department will […]

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July 7, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPD Offering Food Donation Drop-off With Extended Hours Tuesday

Montgomery County Police Department will be accepting food donations for people and pets Tuesday, July 7 from 1 to 7 p.m. County residents can drop-off their donations at Montgomery Blair High School, which is located 51 University Boulevard in East Silver Spring. Time has been extended for people to drop off their goods. Instead of […]

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June 25, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery County Department of Police Accepting Food Donations Thursday

Food donations for people and pets will be accepted Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. County residents can drop-off their donations at Ronald McNair Elementary at 13881 Hopkins Road in Germantown. The event is organized by Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) and two non-profits. Attendees can drive their cars up to the tent near […]

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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 12, 2020 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Manna Food Center

Kim Jones hosts 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 Jackie DeCarlo, the executive director of Manna Food Center. Manna Food Center is a grassroots nonprofit, founded by the community. DeCarlo and Jones discuss who is eligible […]

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April 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS to Share Information About Grading Next Week

Families will receive information about grading for the third and fourth quarter next week, said Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith in a message to the MCPS community Thursday.   Smith said MCPS is working with other school systems and the state Department of Education to figure out how grading will work for […]

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March 12, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Manna Food Center Will Stay Open Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The Manna Food Center in Silver Spring will remain open and continue with their regular operations amid the coronavirus pandemic. It is taking extra precautions including the use of extra sanitation to ensure the safety of the facility, food, and people, according to Manna. Manna is closely monitoring coronavirus updates and consulting with Montgomery County […]

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