Manna Food Center
Volunteer News -
November Opportunities 2015

Sugarloaf Craft Festival
November 20th, 21st, 22nd

SSL hours available 
Must be 10 years of age or older.

Sugarloaf Oct 2015

Come volunteer at the upcoming Sugarloaf Craft Festival to collect food and funds at the Manna Food Center booth.  You'll have the chance to enjoy the festival -- great food, contemporary crafts and fine art -- before or after your shift! 
Festival takes place at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg. 
The booth can accommodate a maximum of 3 volunteers per shift including the adult supervisor.  Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult 21 or older.  Minimum age: 10 years old

We will send you an email confirmation upon verifying availability for your preferred day and shift.
Contact Marie with any questions at
Grocery Store Tour Leaders

Grocery store tour

Do you enjoy cooking or consider yourself a Foodie? Manna's Nutrition Educator is looking for engaging speakers to lead educational grocery store tours for clients around Montgomery County. Volunteers are especially needed for Spanish-language tours. Your tour schedule is flexible and requires a 
2-hour time commitment.
For more information, contact Lindsey Seegers at
240-268-2526 or

Client Service Representative

Must be 18 years of age or older

referral volunteers nov 2014

As a client service representative (CSR) you will log referrals by phone, fax and email in to our database.  Volunteers must be able to make a weekly commitment for a minimum of 6 months.  We will provide you with the necessary training on our database.   
We have the following volunteer shifts currently available:
  • Tuesday Evening shift (4-7pm)
  • Thursday Evening shift (4-7pm)
English/Spanish bi-lingual skills are a plus; however not required.
For more information and/or to register for this opportunity, please email Marie at 
and put
CSR in the subject line.
Community Food Rescue 
Food Runners

Join Community Food Rescue (CFR), Montgomery County's network for food recovery. Click HERE to learn how you can feed more and waste less with Community Food Rescue.

Join us for CFR's fall Safe Food Handling Trainings. The two hour training is intended for food assistance organizations' staff and volunteer food runners.  Click HERE for training details and to sign up.

For questions please contact Cheryl at

Join the Manna Ambassador Team!

Must be 18 years of age or older 

Staff a Manna table at outreach events and share information about Manna's mission in the community.   

For more information on these events or to join our
Ambassador team, email

AMBASSADOR in the subject line.  

How Manna Fights Hunger
We provide food for more than 3,760 families each month at dozens of distribution sites throughout Montgomery County.
Smart Sacks
We match businesses & organizations with elementary schools, and together we provide healthy foods to
more than 2,400 children every Friday.  
Community Food Rescue
We match food donations with emergency shelters, group homes, food pantries, and soup kitchens at no charge.
Make a safe and secure donation online now.


Your donation makes a significant difference right here in Montgomery County. Manna is one of the most efficient nonprofit organizations in our community, $0.94 cents of every dollar goes directly to feeding families in need. There is no cost to Manna to donate through Network for Good.  
Thank you for fighting hunger and feeding hope in our community!



Marie Kozlowski

Volunteer Manager


Katie Sayago
Development Specialist