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Bread for the City Submits Testimony On Public Benefits Access Issues

Language barriers, long wait times, and a lack of communication often prevent our clients from accessing benefits in a timely manner. Today, we took our concerns directly to the DC Council.

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Bread for the City Attorney’s Fight to Protect Public Housing Tenants Reaches DC Council

From the courtroom to the city council, Bread for the City attorneys are going to bat for public housing tenants across the city. Read on to find out what’s being done at the City Council to protect public housing tenants from displacement.

George A. Jones

CEO George A. Jones speaks at the 2019 Good Hope Gala.

Aja Taylor, Advocacy Director

BFC Organizers rallying for affordable housing.

Rally for housing

Fighting for affordable housing in Washington, DC.

Keith Lemons, Food

Welcoming people to the food pantry at the Southeast Center.

Happy New Year from Bread for the City

Happy New Year! Bread for the City has seen four decades come and go in Washington, DC — decades that have brought change, sometimes tumultuous, to our city. But through it all we have never wavered in our mission to fight poverty. Thank you for standing with us, and may you have a healthy and happy 2020.

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Holiday Helpings: Beyond the Celebration

What does Holiday Helpings mean to our clients? At Bread for the City, it is the opportunity to reduce the burden of poverty for our neighbors and help families maintain traditions, celebrations, and stability. For our clients, it can be a channel to critical resources.

Jon working in BFC's Food Pantry

Jon speaking at the Good Hope Gala in 2019

Celebrating the Good Hope Gala, 2017

Jon and CEO George Jones, Good Hope Gala, 2017

Dancing at the Good Hope Gala, 2016

Jon and George celebrate Holiday Helpings (Jon is the nutcracker!)

Our New Board President, Jon Fee, on Holiday Traditions and Holiday Helpings

As 2019’s Holiday Helpings is in full swing, our new Board President weighs in on what the holidays mean to him, why he donates to Holiday Helpings, and why you should get involved, too.

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George Jones Honored By DC Office of Human Rights

Next month, our CEO, George A. Jones will receive the DC Office of Human Rights’ Cornelius R. “Neil” Alexander Humanitarian Award for his efforts to make the District a more fair and equitable place for every resident for the last 20 years. 

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

We’re happy to share that we’ve been recognized by the American College of Physicians for our work to improve the health of residents in the District! Read on for the details.

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Dreaming Big With Ashley Domm, Our New Chief Development Officer

Meet our new Head of Advancement & Chief Development Officer, Ashley Domm, and find out how a series of moments led her to Bread for the City. 

In times of crisis, we all need to come together.

Bread for the City is comprehensively responding to COVID-19 with expanded community partnerships, continual medical care, and responsible and creative programming so that we can meet our community’s needs.

Will you help us with a gift today? Together, we can meet these extraordinary times head-on and ensure that all DC residents remain safe, fed, and supported.

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