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