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Back to School and On the Move!

Notes from the CEO – Jackie DeCarlo Dear Friends of Manna, The start of a school year brings a sense
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A Day in the Life

Notes from the CEO – Jackie DeCarlo I’m having a bit of writer’s block: There is SOOO much happening in
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Ripken Collegiate Baseball Players Collect 7,675 Pounds of Food for Manna Food Center

Gaithersburg Giants Win Challenge for Second Year in a Row On Saturday, July 13, scores of college baseball players who
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Community Food Rescue Turns Surplus Food into Tasty Meals

This spring, Community Food Rescue (CFR) rescued and distributed our five millionth pound of food, the equivalent of 4.1 million
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Farmers Market Vendors Keep Manna Participants Happy and Healthy

Nearly every Monday in August you can expect to see Manna’s walk-in refrigerator bursting at the seams with summer fruits. 
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Manny Goes to the Farm

Manny the Mobile Kitchen and Pop-Up Pantry vehicle was invited to participate in the Montgomery County Farm Tour this year.
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More than a Move – Expanding Food for All

Notes from the CEO – Jackie DeCarlo When I’m out and about in the community this summer, people regularly ask,
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Happy Manna-versary to Colesville Presbyterian Church!

In the spring of 2014, a group of congregants from Colesville Presbyterian Church approached Manna Food Center to ask if
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4 Easy Ways to Add Leafy Greens to Your Diet

“Eat your greens” was a common phrase at my dinner table growing up. My mother was desperate to get all
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Breaking Bread: The Human Right to Food

What comes to mind when you think of your human rights?  Maybe the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit
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