Donate FoodDrop off food donations at our pantry during office hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. read more
Donate TimeVolunteer to work in our food pantry, help with paper work, or help us with fund raising activities. read more
How We HelpMUM provides assistance for:
Utility cutoff prevention/restoration
Referrals to other agencies
MUM Readies Mobile Pantry in FY 2016
Through a gift from generous local donors, MUM received funding in FY 2016 to prepare the launch of a mobile pantry serving neighborhoods in the mid-county area. Read about this initiative and MUM’s continuing efforts to help residents facing food insecurity, prescription needs, eviction and utility cutoffs in its FY 2016 Annual Report.
MUM Celebrates a Milestone
MUM’s 20th Anniversary and Fall Fundraiser brought together MUM supporters for a gala evening at the Silver Spring Civic Building on Oct. 22. The event featured a silent auction, food by Hollywood East Cafe, music by local group BGD+, video history of MUM and awards presented to individuals and community groups that support MUM's mission. It was a great gathering for a good cause!
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 to 2012 Census Bureau data. MUM provides emergency food and financial assistance to residents in 20906, 20902, 20853, 20895 and 20896.