Links to Additional Resources


Giving Resources

CrowdRise

Crowdrise is about giving back, raising tons of money for charity and having the most fun in the world while doing it.

SupportingPals

Manna partners with SupportingPals to give you an opportunity to shop for hunger relief. SupportingPals has partnered with over 2,000 of the top online merchants, including Amazon, Target, Walmart, Macy's, Office Depot, Home Depot, Starbucks. SupportingPals merchant partners donate a percentage of every transaction to the school(s) or non-profit organization(s) that the shopper selects.

The Catalogue for Philanthropy

We leverage the region’s knowledge about philanthropy for the benefit of the entire community.

United Way of the National Capital Area

United Way of the National Capital Area mobilizes individuals and organizations in the DC metro region to improve education, financial stability, and health - the building blocks of a good quality of life. That is what it means to "Live United" in the National Capital Area.



Government

Food Stamp

Food Stamps helps households buy the food they need for good health and are used like cash to buy food.

Food Stamp Nutrition Connection - Food Preparation

Recipes and tips for healthy, thrifty meals.

Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services has primary responsibility for the delivery of public health and human services that address the basic and critical needs of the county's most vulnerable children, adults and seniors in Montgomery County.

Nutrition.gov

Nutrition.gov provides easy access to the best food and nutrition information from across the federal government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers, educators and health professionals.

United States Department of Agriculture

Home page of the US Department of Agriculture, which administers or coordinates most of the Federal Government's food and nutrition programs.

USDA Food and Nutrition Service

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), formerly known as the Food and Consumer Service, administers the nutrition assistance programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The mission of FNS is to provide children and needy families better access to food and a more healthful diet through its food assistance programs and comprehensive nutrition education efforts.



Research and Advocacy

Bread for the World

A nationwide Christian citizen's movement seeking justice for the world's hungry people by lobbying national decision makers.

Center on Hunger and Poverty at Brandeis University

Established in 1990, the Center brings cutting-edge empirical evidence to the attention of policy makers, the press and the public.

Community Food Security Coalition

Contains information related to national community food-security issues as well as action steps to take to influence food-security policy.

Congressional Hunger Center (CHC)

The (CHC) is a nonprofit anti-hunger training organization founded by former Rep. Tony Hall and located in Washington, D.C.

Feeding America

Feeding America is the nation's largest hunger-relief organization, distributing surplus food to more than 23 million Americans each year.

Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)

FRAC is a leading national organization working to improve public policies to eradicate hunger and under nutrition in the United States. Founded in 1970 as a public interest law firm, FRAC is a nonprofit and nonpartisan research and public policy center that serves as the hub of an anti-hunger network of thousands of individuals and agencies across the country.

Maryland Hunger Solutions

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) established Maryland Hunger Solutions (MDHS) as a project to fight hunger and improve the nutrition, health, and well-being of children and families in Maryland.

Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger

Mazon is a national, nonprofit agency which allocates donations from the Jewish community to nonprofit organizations providing food, help and hope to hungry people of all faiths and backgrounds.

Share our Strength

Share Our Strength is committed to addressing both immediate and long-term solutions to hunger and poverty. They support organizations providing emergency food as well as programs working to help low-income individuals manage their own resources.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)

A nonpartisan organization and policy institute that conducts research and analysis on a range of government policies and programs.

The Facts About Hunger & Poverty Read about the latest domestic hunger facts.

Read about the latest domestic hunger facts.