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Thousands Terminated From DC Healthcare Alliance Are Reinstated – Washington City Paper

Allison Miles-Lee, a managing attorney at Bread for the City, describes a confusing process for people she’s tried to help recertify. Those who submit their application materials in person, like Ventura did, don’t get a receipt or confirmation number.

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At Bread for the City, they hope to meet immediate needs — and future ones

“Dr. King remains the voice I hear in my head,” he told me. The assassination of the civil rights leader in 1968 crystallized Jones’s desire to help people in need.

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Mayor Bowser Announces FY2022 Latino Community Development Grant Awards

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs (MOLA) are proud to announce that a combined $1.2 million in grant funding has been awarded to 71 community-based organizations including Bread for the City.

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Denied care, millions of Americans condemned to toothache

"When people get dentures, the pride they feel when they can smile, it's just -- it's heartbreaking," said Randi Abramson, chief medical officer at Bread for the City.

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Rising prices hit the poor of the United States

Darnell Wainwright is a proud man. He says so himself as he rummages around in the bag of groceries he just got from the charity Bread for the City in front of its municipal-looking building in the Shaw neighborhood in the heart of Washington. He pulls a lettuce head out of the brown paper bag. It's big and round, but he can have it in his hand.

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A new medical center offers access to care east of the Anacostia

After years of having to pay for transportation to cross the Anacostia River to receive health care, residents of wards 7 and 8, largely disconnected by the Anacostia River from DC’s high-quality health facilities, have a new option.

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The US experiences a large increase in poverty with resources depleted by the covid-19 pandemic

"More customers are coming in all the time. We have community members who have never heard of our organization, Bread for the City before, and who now use our services all the time," said Kenrick Thomas

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Pandemia criou 3,3 milhões de novos pobres nos Estados Unidos

RTP Portugal highlights Bread for the City and the services we offer in Washington DC.