Food Security Plan: Year One Update

On March 12, the Food Council, together with representatives from Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and CountyStat, presented the Year One Update of the Food Security Plan to the County Council Health and Human Services Committee. We shared the first-year implementation successes of the Food Security Plan, and discussed plans to move forward on the Years Two and Three recommendations.  Since the Plan, which sets the goal of reducing food insecurity in the County from 7.0...
More

Introducing Manny, The Bus That’s Fighting Hunger

In mid-2017, Manna Food Center introduced their new project: Manny, a school bus that would be renovated and refurbished to be able to travel around Montgomery County as a mobile kitchen and pop-up pantry. Over the past few months, Manna Food Center staff, particularly Jaimie Mulligan, the new Program Coordinator for Manny, has worked to tweak and perfect Manny and has prepared for the program to take to the streets this March. Food Council staff had the opportunity to visit Manna and speak with...
More

Find Food Assistance Providers Near You in the Montgomery County Food Assistance Resource Directory

Click here to view and download the 2019 Montgomery County Food Assistance Resource Directory (English) Click here to view and downloadThe 2019 Spanish Language Food Assistance Resource Directory Click here to view and download the Regional Food Assistance Resource Directory (providers listed by zip code In 2017, the Food Council released the first edition of The Montgomery County Food Assistance Resource Directory. This resource aims to more effectively connect people who seek food ass...
More