Coming Attraction: Parkview Manor

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Parent Meetings Highlight Partnerships

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MHP Community Life staff regularly schedule meetings with parents of students in our preschool and afterschool enrichment programs to share information.  Two recent meetings highlighted a high level of parent engagement and underscored great community partnerships that provide important resources to parents and students. Emmanuel Jean-Philippe, principal at Arcola Elementary in Wheaton and a member...

Join Us for an Earth Day Cleanup on April 13

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As part of MHP’s work helping strengthen neighborhoods, we once again are collaborating on an Earth Day cleanup in the Long Branch community on Saturday, April 13. The Long Branch Earth Day cleanup has become a local tradition, bringing together neighbors to pick up trash that pollutes a tributary to the Anacostia River.  This year there...

Meet MHP Instructor Kyle Brown

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Character education is a key component of MHP’s Community Life enrichment programs, which are offered to preschool, elementary and middle-school students at locations across Montgomery County. Lead Instructor Kyle Brown, who works with young students at Arcola Elementary in Wheaton, talks about the importance of the after-school program and the impact it has on his...

MHP Celebrates 30 Years of Providing Quality Affordable Housing

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MHP has been preserving and creating quality affordable housing for 30 years. Montgomery Community Media talked with MHP President Robert Goldman about the organization’s history, mission and vision.

Food Security Assistance Volunteer Program

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Nearly 6% of Montgomery County residents — almost 64,000 people — are considered food insecure. To help address this, MHP is piloting a Food Assistance Volunteer Program, developing a team of volunteers to help our residents connect to food assistance resources including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps). If you would like to volunteer...

Homework Club Students Celebrate Black History Month

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Elementary school-age children in MHP’s Great Hope Homes Homework Club celebrated Black History Month with an inspiring presentation to a gathering of proud parents, focusing on African-American achievers. Students gathered information and then presented themselves as their heroes, sharing facts about their lives. Some students even dressed the part, as one young man did to...

Save the Date: Norman Christeller Golf Tournament is June 24

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Mark your calendar! MHP’s annual golf tournament is Monday, June 24, at Hampshire Greens Golf Course in Silver Spring. Noon shotgun start. This event is an important source of funding for MHP’s programs. Learn more here.

Financial Success Workshop

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Residents at MHP’s Great Hope Homes took part in a financial success workshop presented by the Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union (MCEFCU). Topics covered included setting financial goals, developing a savings plan, budgeting and assessing insurance needs. MHP will be sponsoring future financial workshops at Great Hope Homes and other MHP sites on additional...

MHP Advocates for Better Metro Service for East County Residents

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MHP is encouraging Metro to end the so-called Silver Spring turnback, a cost-cutting practice that means many northbound trains on the east side of the Red Line only go as far as the Silver Spring station and then turn around without reaching the Forest Glen, Wheaton and Glenmont stations. At a town hall meeting convened by Montgomery...

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