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Resources For Residents Interested in Assisting


  • The Mount Rainier Community Emergency Response Team is organizing a community emergency food drive to prepare for eventual delivery to individuals under quarantine for the novel coronavirus. According to Mount Rainier CERT President Jack Priestly. Mount Rainier Residents can also donate by leaving food on their porch and calling 301-655-5274 to arrange a pick-up. Read more here.

  • If you’re healthy and in a low-risk demographic, volunteer to help distribute food. Many food pantry volunteers in our county are seniors, they will likely need to step back from their duties. You can view a list of food pantries in your area through this search tool from Capital Area Food Bank.

  • PG County Mutual Aid is a grassroots, community-led effort looking to take care of each other and keep Prince George's County as safe as possible during, and after, the COVID-19 pandemic.  To sign up to provide assistance, please complete the form here

  • Sign-up as a Prince George’s County Volunteer Food Rescuer! Download the Food Rescue US app, a volunteer-driven food rescue operation that strives to eliminate food waste and help residents in need. Visit Food Rescue US to learn more, download the app, and start volunteering in our county today!


  • Community Support Systems, Inc. is hiring a Volunteer Coordinator. This is an 11-month commitment as a member of the AmeriCorps program. The service year offers extensive training, a $14,028 pending funding living allowance and a $6,095 post-service education award. This program is a partnership between Community Support Systems, Inc., and Volunteer Maryland, a program of the Governor’s Office. Work with the volunteers of 3 high-quality food pantries located in southern Prince George’s County. Receive training in program development, volunteer management, marketing, communications and leadership skills. Build capacity, develop, implement, increase effectiveness, efficiencies, and expand the reach and scope of the pantries. Interested applicants should email a resume and two references to info (at) Resumes must be received by July 22, 2020. The service year begins on September 16, 2020.


  • Donate food and money to local food pantries and hunger relief agencies. Donations, both food and financial, will likely decline due to reduced profit margins of businesses. Meals on Wheels of Central MD and College Park, Food and Friends, and Capital Area Food Bank are fantastic, efficient, and responsive local organizations that need support.



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