Remember MUM on GivingTuesday!

From the Director’s Corner

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, I want to share my sincere gratitude for the many donors and volunteers who make MUM’s work possible. Without their gifts of time, talent, food, and money, MUM would not be able to feed around 500 households each month and provide emergency financial assistance to those experiencing financial emergencies. November 29 is GivingTuesday, and MUM is participating again this year in this global celebration and expression of generosity. Supporting MUM through GivingTuesday is an opportunity to support your local neighbors facing financial challenges.

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Moving Into Fall Amid Challenging Times

From the Director’s Corner

Thank you for continuing to support MUM’s work! In the last six months since I joined MUM as the Executive Director, we have fully opened our office and in-office food pantry. During this time, we have seen a steady increase in the numbers of people calling and coming to our office for food and to apply for emergency financial assistance for rent and to prevent evictions, for utility assistance to prevent shut-offs and for prescription drug assistance.

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Montgomery County Food Council Launches Childhood Hunger Survey

The Montgomery County Food Council is looking for input from residents to guide the development of new strategies to end hunger among children and youth in the county and has launched a short, 16-question Childhood Hunger survey. Results of the survey will inform program implementation, policy development, and future funding priorities.

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MUM in Summertime!

Giant Food Community Bag Program – Arliss Street, Silver Spring

Ways to Help MUM this Summer! Food Drive at Wheaton Library and Community Center. Now through July 12th, stop by Wheaton Library and Community Center to donate non-perishable food to…

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