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Sabbatical Recharges Nonprofit CEO

There are those nonprofit executive directors who feel if they left today, the whole organization would crumble. And then there’s George Jones.

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Bread for the City plants fruit orchard in Beltsville to feed D.C.’s poor

This spring, Bread for the City is expanding its food program by building City Orchard, a 2.75-acre fruit orchard in Beltsville.

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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.