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February 19 – Breaking Bread

Our purpose is to dive deep into the root causes of hunger and poverty and explore new solutions to ending those experiences in our community.  We break bread/share food with one another at these...

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February 22nd – S’mores and More

Spend a sweet afternoon with Montgomery Parks! Join us for Afternoon S’mores at your local Urban Park. Come with your family, friends or come alone. We will have the fire, graham crackers,...

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National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

The National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference, co-sponsored by the Food Research & Action Center and Feeding America, and in cooperation with the National CACFP Forum, draws anti-hunger and...

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National School Breakfast Week, March 2-6

More low-income students have accessed #schoolbreakfast thanks to schools adopting breakfast after the bell service models that move breakfast out of the cafeteria and make it a part of the school...

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March 12th: Food Recovery & Access Working Group

9:30-11:30 am (Dennis Ave Health Center, Silver Spring). The Food Recovery and Access working group supports the increased recovery of, equitable access to and advocacy for more healthful food for...

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Breaking Bread 07/15

Breaking Bread is back! Join us on Wednesday, July 15th, from 12PM - 1:30 PM for a virtual potluck lunch and frank conversation about how short-term food charity can lead to long-term justice in our...

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08/07 Weekend Bag Distribution

Manna Food Center and MCPS have been collaborating since mid-March on bulk distributions of weekend bags to support families when MCPS meal sites are not operating (usually Saturday & Sunday). ...

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