Manna Food Drive

Manna Food Drive

FOOD INSECURITY in Montgomery County, MD affects:

  • 1 in 3 Children
  • 15% of Seniors
  • 1 in 12 of ALL Residents

Founded in 1983, Manna Food Center’s mission is to end hunger in Montgomery County through education, advocacy and food distribution.  At the start, with a dream and a meager budget, Manna was able to serve a few hundred.  Today, Manna distributes about 12,000 pounds of food daily,  serving almost 40,000 people each year.


  • Donate food.  Click HERE for the list of requested items and donation details, or view the graphic below.  Select healthy options whenever possible.
  • Donate funds. Make checks payable to LCSA  and specify “Manna” in the memo line and/or on the donation envelope.  Click HERE to donate funds online.  Specify “Manna” in the OTHER tile on our secure payment page.
  • Help load the truck on March 17 anytime from 7:30 am – 12 noon.  Sign up in the Commons or contact Jennifer Lee at to volunteer.