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Upworthy highlights Bread for the City

A lot of people here are like family to me," Michelle says about Bread for the City — a community nonprofit located in Washington DC that provides local residents with food, clothing, health care, social advocacy, and legal services. And since the pandemic began, the need to support organizations like Bread for the City is greater than ever, which is why Amazon is Delivering Smiles to local charities across the country this holiday season.

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Bread for the City Aims to Help 15,000 Families for Thanksgiving

Today NBC Washington reports on how we are expanding our reach to 15,000 families with more options to receive holiday helpings this year.

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The DC Housing Authority picked a Greenleaf Gardens co-developer, but its oversight board shot it down. Here’s why.

"At that same hearing, BFC's Aja Taylor referred to DCHA’s last-minute resolution approval requests, which often leave Board members under-prepared and questioning the conclusions, as a “manufactured emergency” that undermines trust in the agency."

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Rising Food Insecurity Amid The Pandemic

Tune in to hear Bread for the City CEO, George Jones, discuss on The Kojo Nnamdi Show how a federal judge struck down a Trump administration rule that would have taken over 700K people off SNAP.

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Judge Vacates SNAP Rule That Would Have Cut Off Benefits For Thousands Of D.C. Residents

A federal judge has vacated a rule by the Trump administration that potentially would have cut off Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to more than 20,000 D.C. residents and hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S.

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Three Things Nonprofits Should Prioritize in the Wake of COVID-19

Bread for the City is mentioned as an example of a nonprofit that adjusted efforts appropriately in the wake of the current health emergency.

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Advocates warn most homeless people in DC will be left out of the 2020 primary election

BFC CEO George A. Jones is quoted in this article on concerns regarding DC's homeless population potentially being disenfranchised during the 2020 election process.

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Wie Corona in den USA Diskriminierung verscärft

Community members at Bread for the City's COVID-19 testing site share why they chose to find out their coronavirus status.