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Do More? We Did!

Yesterday was Do More 24, the DC region’s annual day of giving. Did we do more?? Read on to find out!

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What BFC Expansion Means for DC

Bread for the City’s CEO George A. Jones provides an overview of the potential impact of our new Southeast Center.

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Our New Mission

Did you know Bread for the City has a new mission statement? We’ve updated our purpose with new goals and values, while still preserving the same quality services and dignity-based model we’ve always had.

Cross-Post: What you need to know about TPS (Temporary Protected Status)

After the decision of the Trump Administration to end Temporary Protected Status for 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants residing legally in the United States, many local organizations have spoken out against this act. One of them is Ayuda, an organization that provides legal services, social workers, and language access support to immigrants from 104 countries who reside in DC, Maryland, and Virginia area.

A Special NBA Holiday Helpings

Chris McCullough of the Washington Wizards visited Bread for the City’s SE Center last week, where he volunteered at its Food Pantry. After handing out food bags, he had quality time with clients and staff, taking pictures and chatting, proving that he really is such a good sport! We interviewed Chris to hear his thoughts on giving back, volunteering, and what he enjoys most about the holiday season.

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Bread for the City and Arnold & Porter win hard fought victory along with Terrace Manor tenants

Last week, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia approved a settlement that will compensate tenants of Terrace Manor who endured years of severe housing code violations and ensure that they have access to the safe and habitable housing they deserve.

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Cross-Post: LEGAL AID URGES THE COUNCIL TO VOTE ‘NO’ ON HOMELESS SERVICES BILL

Bread for the City stands with the Legal Aid Society of DC in opposing the Homeless Services Reform Amendment Act of 2017. Below is an excerpt from the blog post ‘Legal Aid Urges The Council To Vote ‘No’ On Homeless Services Bill’, originally posted by the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia.

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Bread for the City Stands With Dreamers

Bread for the City stands not only with our clients who are being affected by the decision to end DACA, but also with all Dreamers, all organizations, and all local and national leaders who have protested this un-American decision.