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Eye Care, a Neglected Problem Among D.C.’s Poor, is Focus of New Program

For many people in Washington, helping the city’s most vulnerable means providing food, extra clothing or secondhand personal items.

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New Dental Clinic Bolsters Access for D.C.’s Low-Income Patients

There are few options for low-income D.C. residents. The Bread for the City single-room clinic — with its green walls, new equipment and a couple of dentist chairs — fills a big gap.

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DC Brau Brewery Turns Grain By-Product Into Bread For Homeless

DC Brau, the District of Columbia’s first new brewery in decades, has found a unique way to give back.

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Why do you serve?

I don’t look at this as a job. It’s destiny. Period.

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On a Rooftop in the City, Grows Hope

Last week, Secretary Vilsack stopped by Bread for the City and joined National and Community Service CEO Patrick Corvington and Bread for the City President George Jones to underscore the administration’s commitments to ending hunger in America.

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D.C.’s Leading Provider of Clean Needles to Drug Addicts to Close Feb. 25

The leading provider of clean needles to drug addicts in the District to help stem the spread of AIDS plans to shut its doors by the end of the month, officials said Wednesday, in the city that has the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in the country.

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2-year Tenants’ Strike at Marbury Plaza Ends with Plan for $5 Million in Repairs

A two-year tenants' rent strike at a Southeast Washington apartment complex, started after the deaths of a toddler and her mother in a 2005 laundry room explosion exposed longstanding security and maintenance issues, has been settled, with the complex's owner agreeing to pay $5 million for repairs.