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Meeting Our Clients Where They Are: Serving Families East of the River

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.

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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.

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Partnership Spotlight: Mars, Incorporated & Bread for the City- Community Farmers Market!

217 individuals picked up produce. 25 volunteers served. 16 furbabies treated and snuggled. All in all, a successful market!

 Seeing in a New Light

Bread for the City’s NW Volunteer Coordinator reflects on her year of service at BFC through the Lutheran Volunteer Corps.

BFC's Clothing Room

All of the clothing we distribute is donated by our community.

BFC's Clothing Room

BFC's Clothing Room is a busy, packed space - assistance from volunteers makes it all happen!

Dwaynae Jordan

Dwaynae is spending her term at Public Allies assisting our SE Center community.

Better Every Day: Dwaynae’s Bread for the City Story

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.

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Attorney Lance Simon Volunteers to Help BFC Domestic Violence Victims

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.

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SOAR: A solution to the wait

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.

Holiday Helpings

Holiday Helpings is different this year, but your support is still needed. You can help us raise $1,000,000 for 15,000 families who are impacted by this pandemic.

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