MANNA is a local food bank located at 9311 Gaither Road in Gaithersburg, MD. 20877. Food baskets containing a 3 to 5 day food supply are available to low income Montgomery County residents, every 30 days. To obtain a food basket through MANNA, new or returning customers must have a referral by a case manager, referring agency or can self-refer, each time food is requested (call between 9 AM and 2:45, to submit referral by 3 PM). A referral to MANNA requires the applicant's complete name; street address (including city and zip); telephone number; date of birth; number of adults and children in home; and the date and location of pick up.
Once a referral is made, a food basket will be available for pick-up on the following business day; day specified; or the day of a specific location other than the main ware house.
Hours for pick up for main office on Gaither Road are: 12 PM - 3 PM, Monday through Friday, and the 2nd Saturday of every month, from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM.; or at a Choice Pantry location (see second link below for alternate location days and times). Please bring a picture ID when picking up food.