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November 19, 2012
I’m not sure if you’re familiar with Holiday Helpings, but it’s our annual push to provide 9,000 low income DC residents with the ingredients they need to have a holiday meal in the sanctity of their own homes.
November 14, 2012
With Thanksgiving just a week away, local food pantries have a greater need than ever this year. Knowing the upcoming holidays will be a challenge, these agencies are asking the public to help restock the shelves.
November 04, 2012
Ceola Lewis, who has been unable to work for five years, has been on a waiting list for the District’s Housing Choice Voucher Program for 37 years.
August 20, 2012
Ever wonder how charitable the people are who live in your state or community? It turns out that lower-income people tend to donate a much bigger share of their discretionary incomes than wealthier people do.
August 05, 2012
Nicole Hearn, browses through racks of donated clothes. The "boutique," as the clients call it, is a room at Bread for the City — an organization that provides vulnerable D.C. residents and their families with food, medical and social services and clothing.
August 04, 2012
Bread for the City, a nonprofit group dedicated to providing food, medical care, and other necessities to D.C. residents who cannot afford them, recently began its newest project, City Orchard. City Orchard is a program that grows fruits and vegetables, which are then used to stock the shelves of Bread for the City’s food pantry.
May 20, 2012
There are those nonprofit executive directors who feel if they left today, the whole organization would crumble. And then there’s George Jones.
April 12, 2012
This spring, Bread for the City is expanding its food program by building City Orchard, a 2.75-acre fruit orchard in Beltsville.