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
Super Stamp Out Hunger!
Huge thanks go to area letters and community volunteers for helping bring thousands of pounds of donated food to MUM's pantry in Wheaton. Volunteers gathered at Albert Einstein High School in Kensington to sort and pack food collected by letter carriers as part of the National Stamp Out Hunger drive on May 14.
Start Celebrating MUM’s Birthday!
We invite you to visit the link below to select a MUM birthday gift to help the needy in our community:
And please don’t forget to save the date—Oct. 22, 2016—to recognize MUM’s 20 years of serving the mid-county community. More details will follow about the fall gala at the Silver Spring Civic Building.
Joseph A. Mattingly, Jr. Food Pantry
In 2006, MUM’s pantry was named in memory of the late Capt. Joseph A. Mattingly, Jr., a Montgomery police officer whose compassion for the community motivated him to advocate for a food program. Read more
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.
Provide a Bucket of Rice!Help stock MUM’s pantry with a year’s worth of rice—10,000 lbs. A bucket of rice, priced at $30, provides about 25 lbs. of rice. Click on the “Donate Now” tab to donate a bucket or two. The link will take you to MUM“s Rice Bucket Challenge on youcaring.com, a secure crowdfunding site for charitable causes.
Will you take the challenge?
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