COVID-19 UPDATE: Not currently active
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The Montgomery County Food Council’s Online Food Assistance Resource Directory lists more than 100 food assistance sites in the County. This directory is searchable by location, food assistance type, accessibility and many other special features. Thank you to the Transforming Communities Initiative through the Institute for Public Innovation and the Healthcare Initiative Foundation for supporting the development of this resource!
Mapa de Recursos de Comida
El Directorio de recursos de asistencia alimentaria en línea del Consejo de alimentos del condado de Montgomery enumera más de 100 sitios de asistencia alimentaria en el condado y se puede buscar por ubicación, tipo de asistencia alimentaria, accesibilidad y muchas otras características especiales. ¡Gracias a la Iniciativa Transformando Comunidades a través del Instituto de Innovación Pública y la Fundación Iniciativa de Salud por apoyar el desarrollo de este recurso!
Additional services: Grocery shopping assistance (volunteer based), Donated Cat and Dog Food, Food Stamp Screenings Program
Volunteers will shop from a list using client’s funds and bring the groceries to the client’s door.
Distribution Sites: 20854; 20877; 20906; 20905
Pick-up is at 2439 Ainger Place SE, right behind the church. If calling, leave a voicemail and someone will get back to you.
Please visit http://mumhelp.org for Sunday mobile pantry distribution sites.
Any emergency food need, just call the church to arrange it.
For our walk in distributions participants register weekly at bit.ly/hughesregistration or by phone at (301) 678-4969.
Diaper distributions are by appointment only. To request an appointment fill out the form at bit.ly/hughesdiapers.
Grocery Store gift cards are being provided through mail
Meals on Wheels Location
COVID-19 Update: Pre-packed food only.
Additional Languages: Telugu, Creole & Swahili
Service area includes: 20812, 20814, 20815, 20816, 20817, 20818, 20895, 20896 and some of: 20852, 20854, 20910, 20902, 20906
Other languages: Cajun, Creole
Food pantry appointment: text 240-745-5515 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Backup, overall contact: Byron Kunft 240-423-8743 (Delivery Coordination)
Delivery on occasion
COVID-19 Update: NOT ACTIVE, See Bethesda Cares for nearby Food Assistance
COVID-19 Update: Not actively serving during the pandemic. Please visit Bethesda Cares instead (7728 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814; 301-907-9244)
Diapers are also available. Delivery to sick, in quarantine, people who lack transportation, at risk, elderly.
Additional language: Swahili
Limited delivery available for elderly and people with disabilities. Free “Thrift Shop.”
Prepared halal meal drive through
Sometimes fresh produce
Delivery in certain circumstances
Fill out form for requests and when delivery will be: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfVLwFC7HruKdmwrSolxbJhTXziUDQwY_PnI6O9wXzFBMb4vA/viewform; Delivery days are Wednesday & Sunday
Spanish language support only on Wednesdays.
COVID-19 Update: Distributing grocery store gift cards due to lack of food and increase demand.
Diaper bank & baby food, some personal hygiene, some household items
Additional Languages: Cajun & Creole
Tuesdays at White Oak Gardens, Windsor Court, Center at Silver Spring, Waterford Towers until 12pm or 4pm until food runs out,
Wednesdays Mobile deliveries to East County residents,
Thursdays at Galway and Greencastle ES starting from 4pm until food runs out Mobile delivery to Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless – Men’s Shelter and Seneca Heights Program. Fridays at area apartment communities (Spring Parc and Great Hope) from 12pm until food runs out,
Saturdays at East County Rec Center from 10am until food runs out
Delivery available for COVID affected households, sick, in quarantine, those who lack transportation, at risk, elderly.
Referral form /Request for assistance: https://www.kingdom.global/kingdomcare
Areas of service include: 20901; 29094; 20879; 20814; 20886; 20905; 20902; 20901; 20877;20707; 20854;20905;20878; 20853; 20910; 20872; 20850.
Languages include: Arabic, African, North African, Urdu, Hindi, English, Farsi, Afgani, Thai, Chinese.
Pre-pack-Pick up (must fill out form by Fridays 5pm https://usa.humanityfirst.org/bait-ur-rehman-food-pantry/)
Double WIC, SNAP, and SFMNP benefits
COVID-19 Update: Unlimited SNAP Matching April 15-end of May
Sometimes French and Amharic language support depending on volunteers.
Available resources for living arrangements.
COVID-19 Update: Providing grocery store gift cards for clients to purchase their own food; purchasing groceries for those who cannot leave their home. Everything is provided 1x/month via delivery and lasts 3 – 5 days.
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mobile Market schedule for the spring semester has been abbreviated. The abbreviated schedule is as follows, from 2:00PM – 4:00PM on each of the listed dates:
February 10: Germantown, SA Flag Circle
March 10: Rockville, North Garage
April 14: Takoma Park, East Garage
May 12: Germantown, SA Flag Circle
COVID-19 update: Curbside pick up or deliveries within 10 mi of 20877 only.
Grab-and-go food box distribution; distribution weekly at area apartment complexes
If you are in need of food, please send your full name, zip code, phone number to: contact@CelestialManna.org.
*Prepared Meals(Referrals required from medical provider)
Additional contact: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
*ONLY PROVIDING FOOD DIRECTLY TO HOMELESS SHELTERS. PLEASE CALL FOR INFORMATION.*
Warehouse distribution site (not open to the public)
COVID-19 Update: View the list of updated satellite locations at https://www.capitalareafoodbank.org/covid19response/
Asian dried foods, Hot meal lunch pick up, Fresh fruits boxes
Accessibility Grab and Go; Walk-up
Features: Shelf-stable; fresh produce
All food served is Halal/Vegetarian
If you are need in of food, please send full name, city, zip code, and phone to email@example.com
Drive-up, contactless pick-up available.
Diapers by appointment for 20877, 20878, 20879, 20886 zip codes only.
Kosher/Halal/allergies can be accommodated.
Call senior center closest to you
Deliveries on Wednesday
Diapers and Formula also provided.
Delivery ONLY no walk-ups, no drive-thru
Door to door delivery to households that are ill, in quarantine, don’t have transportation are high risk, have disabilities and the elderly.
Food, diapers, COVID kits, adult diapers available.
Located: Greenridge Baptist Church (Modular A Building)
Curbside pre-packed food items; Drive-thru produce and dairy products distribution events.
Service areas include: 20837, 20838, 20839, 20841, 20842
COVID-19 Update: TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Delivery in certain circumstances
3 day supply of Pre-packed bags. Need to be super specific about name, address and family information–service certain zip-codes in Rockville (mostly city of Rockville, but also small portion of 20853).
Every other Monday, 1:00 to 2:00 or 2:30pm. Please register in advance.
Third Wednesday of each month, 9-10:30am via Zoom.
Friday, April 23, Smithsonian Seminar on Reducing Food Waste, 3:30-5:00pm
4th Tuesday of each month, 9:30-11am via Zoom.
A Community of Gardeners," sponsored by the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.
April 27, July 27th, Oct 26th
The Food Education Working Group (FEdWG) would like to cordially invite you to our Gardening Grant showcase that we will be taking place over the course of four (4) FEdWG meetings in 2021.
Stop Food Waste: Driving Awareness to Fight Food Waste. 2021 Virtual Event.
You’re invited to join Bethesda Green's Innovation Lab for an engaging, virtual event to celebrate the entrepreneurs of our Innovation Lab.
The Montgomery County Food Council will be hosting a virtual Food Sovereignty Panel Discussion taking place on Friday, April 30th from 10-11:30am.
The first Tuesday of the month from 9:30AM-11AM via Zoom.
Join us for a virtual training to learn best practices for recruiting and managing volunteers in your food assistance organization.