Meet our new Head of Advancement & Chief Development Officer, Ashley Domm, and find out how a series of moments led her to Bread for the City.
Dwaynae Jordan grew up in some of the worst parts of New York City and her family struggled with housing instability. Now, she’s with Bread for the City as a Public Ally, using her skill, compassion, and talent to assist those who have been through similar situations as our SE Volunteer & Clothing Room Coordinator.
The Diaper Room is open two days a week. Our clients receive a total of 50 diapers per household each month. We also offer our clients other baby needs, including milk, formula, nipples, pacifiers, bottles, baby shampoo, baby wash, baby lotion, baby clothes, cribs, walkers, strollers, even car seats, and so much more. Everything is upon availability, but it’s a great feeling to be able to offer that parent or guardian what they need to take care of a child.
This spring (March and April) at City Orchard, we have focused on spring cleaning and preparations for a fruitful summer. In addition to harvesting the greens University of the District of Columbia (UDC) generously offer us from their hydroponics greenhouses, we weeded, mulched, trellised and pruned our fruit trees and berries to prepare for the summer ahead.
The CAC is a group of Bread for the City clients that works with staff to help the organization continuously grow and better serve its client community. The Client Advisory Council is essentially a BFC accountability body that ensures the organization does what it says it will do.
…Bread for the City pulls you back in!
Let’s (re)meet our new(ish) Chief Development Officer, Andrea Messina! Eight years ago, she worked at Bread for the City before going on to business school, to different nonprofits, and even