Mid-County United Ministries

MUM Provides Emergency Food and Assistance to People in Crisis

MUM Provides Emergency Food and Assistance to People in Crisis

KENSINGTON · SILVER SPRING · WHEATON · ROCKVILLE · ASPEN HILL
KENSINGTON · SILVER SPRING · WHEATON · ROCKVILLE · ASPEN HILL

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Archive for October 2017

Poverty Afflicts Many in MUM Area

Mid-County United Ministries serves a large concentration of people living in poverty in Montgomery County. Nearly a quarter of approximately 64,000 people living in poverty in Montgomery reside in MUM’s five zip code service area. Two of those zip codes have the highest percentages of people living in poverty among Montgomery’s 45 zip codes, according…

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My Situation Was Unexpected.

I gave birth to twins almost 3 months before my due date. I used up all my accrued leave shortly after my children were discharged from the hospital, four months after birth. I couldn’t get any financial assistance because I made too much, despite the fact that I was on “Leave without Pay” status from…

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What Our Clients Are Saying

This is a note to thank you (the Director) and MUM for the help you provided for my husband. He desperately needed his medicine for his lung disease and diabetes. Without your contribution, I don’t know what we would have done. . . . I will be contributing to agencies such as this for other…

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Awards and Celebration at MUM Fundraiser

Silver Spring resident Jean Hoyt received MUM’s Volunteer of the Year award for her years of service to the nonprofit. Catherine Provost from Congressman Chris Van Hollen’s office presented MUM board president Susan DeFord and Executive Director Larry White with a Congressional Citation honoring MUM’s 20 years of service to the community. Local group BGD+…

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Calling All Schools!

School food drives are an important way MUM keeps its Wheaton pantry stocked with nutritious groceries for our clients. MUM invites school groups in our service area to collect nonperishable food items to fill our pantry shelves. MUM can provide shopping lists and collection bins. The food goes to neighbors in need in zip codes…

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MUM is a Partner Agency with Capital Area Food Bank

Since 2011, MUM has been a partner agency with the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB), the Washington region’s largest nonprofit combating hunger. Founded in 1980, CAFB annually distributes 42 million pounds of food to more than 500,000 people struggling with hunger. The food bank works through a network that includes MUM as one of 500…

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