Food Program - Bread for the City

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324,000 DC households experience food insecurity. Each month, Bread for the City’s two food pantries provide nutritious groceries — including fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats — to more than 8,400 clients living near the federal poverty line. Two monthly Farmers Markets offer fresh produce to the community at large, and as a Grocery Plus distribution site, Bread for the City offers an additional 30 lb box of food to a small number of seniors. Our Sustainable Agriculture division both grows food and educates the community at our two rooftop gardens and three-acre orchard.

Volunteers and donors are needed to support the food program.

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Get Food

Click the button to the right to sign up for grocery delivery. The only requirement is that you live in Washington, DC.

We are still offering grocery bags for pick up at our Southeast Center, 1700 Good Hope Rd SE, and our Northwest Center, 1525 7th St NW. Bags are available Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the front door. No registration is required.


Por favor presione este enlace para agregarse a la lista. Por favor regístrese una vez por semana y asegúrese de incluir su dirección completa y su número de teléfono.

Estamos ofreciendo bolsas de comestibles para recoger en nuestro centro sureste, 1700 Good Hope Rd SE, y nuestro centro noroeste, 1525 7th St NW. Las bolsas están disponibles de lunes a jueves de 9:00 am a 4:00 pm en la puerta principal. No es necesario registrarse.

Sign Up for Free Grocery Delivery Must live in Washington, DC

Northwest Food Pantry

1525 7th St NW, DC 20001

Monday - Thursday
9 am to 4 pm

Southeast Food Pantry

1700 Good Hope Rd SE, DC 20020

Monday - Thursday
9 am to 4 pm

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Food Program Staff

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Trazy Collins

Food and Clothing Director

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Keith Lemons

Food Inventory and Fleet Manager

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Willette Branch

Senior Food Program Assistant

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Iker Ayala Ramirez

Bilingual Food Program Assistant

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Allen Stewart

Inventory Assistant

Give Today!

Bread for the City’s services are made possible through the support of thousands of donors like you. Without your support, we would not be able to provide the food, clothing, social, legal, advocacy, and medical services that we do to 10,000 DC residents every month. Thank you!

How can I help?

Effective Monday, August 1st:

Bread for the City will begin distributing groceries at the front door of both centers Mon-Thurs, 9a-4p. No groceries will be distributed on Fridays, but we will still have farmer’s markets once a month at each center!