Blog Archive - Bread for the City

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Unpacking Safety: Why DC’s Budget Cuts Are a Community Concern

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Our 23 Favorite Moments of 2023

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Spreading Holiday Joy: Bread for the City’s Successful Holiday Helpings Campaign

‘Tis the season of giving, and this year, Bread for the City’s Holiday Helpings campaign went above and beyond in spreading joy and warmth throughout the community. With the collective efforts of donors, volunteers, and staff, the organization successfully distributed a staggering 12,500 holiday bags filled with holiday meats, groceries, and fresh produce.

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Bread for the City Launches Annual Holiday Helpings Campaign to Raise $1.2 Million for DC Neighbors in Need with $200K Support from Amazon!

This year, Amazon’s contribution is set to make the holidays brighter for almost 3,000 local families. After a challenging year marked by the ongoing pandemic, last year’s Holiday Helpings program saw unprecedented need. This year, the focus is on equity, with a groundbreaking expansion of mobile food delivery services that will bring holiday supplies directly to select residential buildings. This is in addition to on-site distribution at the organization’s two community centers, distribution of fresh groceries, and offering families a choice between turkey and chicken. Holiday Helpings is not just a meal; it’s a powerful demonstration of neighbors supporting neighbors and fostering a sense of community.

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Bread for the City Will Extend a Helping Hand to Furloughed Federal Workers During Government Shutdown

As the country braces for a federal government shutdown on Sunday, October 1st, Bread for the City’s Food Pantry will remain steadfast in its commitment to keeping our doors “open for any and all,” shares Trazy Collins, Food and Clothing Director.

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Mars and the Nationals Knock it Out of the Park with Fundraiser for Bread for the City

Mars and the Washington Nationals knocked it out of the park with their summer fundraiser supporting Bread for the City. Using America’s favorite pastime, they united the DC community for an excellent cause to support our neighbors living on low or no income, raising over $6,000!

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Bread for the City Responds as D.C. Police Union Moves to Intervene

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Nourishing Our Community: A Strategic Plan for Bread for the City