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Feed More, Waste Less

Manna Food Center organized Community Food Rescue Week to inspire action and spotlight ways the community can come together to tackle food waste and hunger. Manna also encouraged more food businesses and nonprofit food recipient organizations to join its Community Food Rescue network.

Thank you for helping make the second annual Community Food Rescue Week a success!

Click Here to read the full 2019 Press Release.

Congratulations to the Winner of the 2nd Annual No Waste, Big Taste Cooking Competition

The Winning Team of Kyley McGeeney and Chef Bryan Lacayo with Manna CEO Jackie DeCarlo

Check out the photo highlights from the 2019 Community Food Rescue Week!

Watch highlights from the event and an interview with Manna CEO Jackie DiCarlo, from our media sponsor MyMCMedia.

Thanks to our 2019 sponsors, event co-hosts, and supporters!

Check out the press from 2019 CFRW! Click each image to read the full story. 

Podcast: Foodie and the Beast 10-20-19 Episode. Interview with Jenna Umbriac, Director of Programs & Policy.Manna Food Center Celebrates Grand Openings, Announces Community Food Rescue Events

Manna Food Center Celebrates Grand Openings, Announces Community Food Rescue Events

Local chefs compete to turn ‘ugly’ produce into gourmet meals(Ft. Video Interviews at the No Waste, Big Taste Cooking Competition)



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About Community Food Rescue

Community Food Rescue, a program of Manna Food Center, is the coordinated food recovery network of Montgomery County, Maryland. This program enhances the good work of businesses, individuals, and organizations that already recover and redistribute perfectly good food to people experiencing hunger.

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