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An Introduction to Trauma Informed Care

What is trauma informed care and why do we practice it from the moment a client walks in up to the moment a client leaves us? Read on to find out!

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Why We Oppose the Evictions with Dignity Act — And You Should Too

We stand in opposition to the Evictions with Dignity Act. We’d like you to ask your Councilmember to do the same when the legislation comes up for a vote on July 10, 2018.

 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.

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Put Me Out of Business

For the last 22 years, I have had the privilege of serving as CEO at Bread for the City, a nonprofit that provides food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social assistance to DC residents living with low-income. Each year, my staff and I talk to each other, our supporters, and policy makers about how we can do this work better. While that’s an important question, I also believe we fail to ask a question more important: how do we get to a point where we don’t have to do the work at all?

Judy in the garden
The garden
The garden

Rainy but beautiful


Building on Good Hope in More Ways than One

Although DC received a healthy serving of rain last Thursday, a team of experienced and beginner gardeners showed up in Bread for the City’s SE Center rooftop garden to help get the garden in shape!


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Wet shoes and a warm heart

Yesterday was a big day for Bread for the City. A BIG ONE. Yesterday, we symbolically broke ground at 1710 Good Hope Road, SE, the future home of our new service center east of the Anacostia River. This day was a long time coming, and was full of excitement, love, and hope.

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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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Do More 24 – An Opportunity to Make History

Donate to Bread for the City TODAY, and one of our generous donors will match every donation we receive for our Southeast Center expansion, up to $40,000.