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Bread For the City to Receive National Award From the American College of Physicians

From the American College of Physicians:

Bread for the City has been awarded the Edward R. Loveland Memorial Award from the American College of Physicians (ACP), a national organization of internists. The award will be presented at ACP’s Convocation Ceremony on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, where ACP is hosting its annual scientific conference, Internal Medicine Meeting 2020, through April 25.

The Edward R. Loveland Memorial Award was established by the Board of Regents in 1961, in honor of Mr. Loveland, who served for 33 years as the first Executive Staff Officer of the College. This award recognizes a layperson or lay organization for a distinguished contribution in the health field.

Bread for the City provides low-income residents of Washington, DC, with comprehensive services, including food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services, in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. Bread for the City recognizes that all people share a common humanity and that all are responsible to themselves and to society as a whole. Therefore, Bread for the City promotes the mutual collaboration of clients, volunteers, donors, staff, and other community partners to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty and to rectify the conditions that perpetuate it

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