Join Manna Food Center’s Community Food Rescue network for the first-ever Montgomery County Community Food Rescue Week , October 13-20. Fun and informational events throughout the week will educate the public about what we can all do to tackle food waste and hunger in the county. There are many ways to get involved to help amplify our message and
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Step onto the  Asbury Methodist Village  (AMV) campus and you just feel it. The camaraderie. The possibility. It’s a welcoming environment created by the energetic, service-oriented people who live and work at this 130-acre Gaithersburg, Md., continuing care retirement community. In 2016, Asbury and its partner  Sodexo , which provides facilities and dining management on the campus, committed to helping
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Manna Food Center  was honored to be awarded  Bethesda Magazine’s  prestigious Green Award for their program, Community Food Rescue, at the 7th Annual  Bethesda Green  Gala on October 6th. Of 45 nominees, Manna joins five other businesses, non-profits, and individuals recognized for making a difference in our community.  CFR won in the category of Innovation-nonprofit for, ‘green products and/or services that is having
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Part 2 Manna Food Center , Montgomery County’s largest food bank and distribution center, serves almost 60% of the 70,000 Montgomery County residents who are food insecure. Who are the other unsung heroes in our community that receive and redistribute recovered food to those who experience hunger? Last summer I visited many of the growing network of Community Food Rescue (CFR) food assistance
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Volunteers are the life-blood of Community Food Rescue (CFR). We literally couldn’t provide donated food to serve our community without them. We’re recruiting new volunteers now to keep up with the donations we’re receiving, particularly from our local farms that have an abundance to donate during this harvest season.   Volunteers transport food directly from food
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