Volunteering opportunities available in Montgomery County -- Gazette.Net


The Montgomery County Volunteer Center will mark community service day, Oct. 26, with a week of activities and volunteer opportunities involving many organizations.

The annual event, now in its 27th year, includes packing after-school snacks at Dawson’s Market, removing invasive weeds from local parks, painting a homeless shelter, winterizing gardens in Damascus and Poolesville, recycling electronics at Verizon in Silver Spring and organizing a holiday drive for the city of Rockville, according to a news release.

Manna Food Center of Gaithersburg will be collecting food at 27 Giant Food stores from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27.

More opportunities are listed at www.montgomeryserves.org.