All of us in Montgomery County are waiting and watching, hoping that the number of COVID-19 cases will decrease. Some of us have lost loved ones or struggled with illness. I share my sincere hopes that you and yours are well.
At Manna, we’ve known from the start that this Rapid Response phase would be
the longest and in many ways, the hardest
. It has tested not only service adaptations we make, but also our power to endure in the face of tremendous need. Time and again we have risen to meet new challenges, and
our resiliency is only possible because of your generosity
. I thank you for your support.
“partnership” is a core value
. Whether it is offering food to faith groups whose stocks are running low or sharing health and safety policies with volunteer-led organizations, Manna is striving to build the capacity of our community. We are using our distribution efforts to share information on topics from the June 2nd primary elections to crisis hotlines. And we have participated in virtual dialogues to make sure that the
inequities revealed by this health and economic crisis
wake-up call to promote justice
Please read below how Manna is continuing our leadership as the center of ending hunger in Montgomery County.