Just Logo Blog / Food Program

Post Image

Holiday Helpings: Beyond the Celebration

What does Holiday Helpings mean to our clients? At Bread for the City, it is the opportunity to reduce the burden of poverty for our neighbors and help families maintain traditions, celebrations, and stability. For our clients, it can be a channel to critical resources.

Jon working in BFC's Food Pantry

Jon speaking at the Good Hope Gala in 2019

Celebrating the Good Hope Gala, 2017

Jon and CEO George Jones, Good Hope Gala, 2017

Dancing at the Good Hope Gala, 2016

Jon and George celebrate Holiday Helpings (Jon is the nutcracker!)

Our New Board President, Jon Fee, on Holiday Traditions and Holiday Helpings

As 2019’s Holiday Helpings is in full swing, our new Board President weighs in on what the holidays mean to him, why he donates to Holiday Helpings, and why you should get involved, too.

Post Image

Holiday Helpings 2019 is Here!

It’s the last Holiday Helpings of the decade, we’ve got an ambitious goal (yes, even bigger than last year), and we need YOUR help!

Post Image

Corporate Partnership Spotlight: CoStar Group Packs 100k Meals on National Day of Service & Remembrance

What an accomplishment! Bread for the City was invited to join CoStar’s National Day of Service and Remembrance packing event on September 11th, and witnessed an incredible effort by 450 DC CoStar team members, who packed 100,000 meals to support local children and families across the district living with food insecurity.

Post Image

Bread for the City to Launch Food Security Pilot Program

Bread for the City will launch a two-year Food Home program to address food insecurity in the District, with support from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Center for Healthcare Strategies (CHCS).

Post Image

Bread for the City’s Free Farmers Market Highlighted in On Tap Magazine

Bread for the City’s free farmers market was featured as one of “DC’s Champions of Healthy Eating” in an On Tap Magazine article.

Post Image

When We Fight, We Win: DHS Changes Food Stamps Campaign

We raised our voices about an offensive food stamps campaign. DHS listened.

Post Image

Join Us At NW TONIGHT for a “Transaction Denied” Opening Reception

Join us tonight (9/12) at our NW Center from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. for the opening reception of Transaction Denied, an art installation that tells the story of thousands of people seeking help paying for food and the broken and unjust system they encounter in our nation’s capitol. The installation will run through September 31.

BIG NEWS: We’re launching a newsletter in early 2020!

Want to stay in the loop with Bread for the City, the fight against poverty, and all the news in the DMV? Sign up today!