Volunteering – Bread for the City

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New Southeast Virtual Grand Opening video

Bread for the City has completed construction on a new, 27,650 square foot comprehensive service center at 1700 Good Hope Road, SE, which began January 2019. Here’s a new video that captures all the special moments during the virtual grand opening.

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Bread for the City is making a difference!

Clients of Bread for the City highlight the impact we’ve had on them and in DC. Our organization treats community members with dignity and we help improve all areas of their lives.

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Upworthy highlights Bread for the City!

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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.