Children’s Law Center and Bread for the City co-hosted this event during D.C. Pro Bono Week (October 2020) to discuss our respective legal services work East of the Anacostia River and to highlight the importance of pro bono in serving our D.C. neighbors.
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.
217 individuals picked up produce. 25 volunteers served. 16 furbabies treated and snuggled. All in all, a successful market!
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.
Originally from South Africa, Lance Simon moved to the DC area in 2012 after living in Atlanta Georgia. Lance has been volunteering at Bread’s Legal Clinic for two and a half years now. He has represented survivors of domestic violence in DC Superior Court, offering civil protection orders to his clients, and even representing a client in a protracted child custody dispute.
Bread for the City’s SOAR Program assists individuals with disabilities in the Social Security application process. We provide support at the initial and reconsideration levels and the use of the SOAR model increases approvals and decreases wait times. Meet Bruce, one of the faces behind the scenes of SOAR.
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