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Bread for the City, Howard U Sites Expand Coronavirus Testing Access

Bread for the City’s critical COVID-19 testing was featured on NBC-4.

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DC Nonprofit Offers Walk-Up Testing

DC nonprofit Bread for the City is now providing walk-up testing for people with low-incomes — no appointments required. News4’s Justin Finch talks to Bread for the City’s CEO about testing and their other programming.

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Court Closures Spur Concerns About Backlogs and Access to Justice

BFC Managing Attorney Tracy Davis is quoted in this DC Bar News piece on how access to justice is impacted following the unprecedented shutdown of D.C. Superior Court and other judicial venues.

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Black Americans are dying of COVID-19 at disproportionate rates. That does not need to be the case in DC.

On May 1st, The DC Line published a commentary from BFC CEO George A. Jones.

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Black residents in D.C. are seeing the worst of the coronavirus. One NGO is trying to help.

As the coronavirus disproportionately impacts black communities in Washington DC, Bread for the City is featured as one stepping up to provide testing and help.

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Trump Backs Off Tougher Food Stamp Work Rules for Now

In February 2020, Bread for the City shared that we filed suit against the Trump Administration over new restrictions to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits. Though the Trump administration initially planned to appeal, it has now opted to delay implementation of the new requirements initially set to go into effect this month.

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DC public housing shake-up builds tension between agency and advocates

Bread for the City's Advocacy team helped public housing residents and advocates take their demands to the doorstep of the D.C. Housing Authority, demanding that no residents be evicted as part of the agency’s 20-year transformation plan.

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DC’s Champions of Healthy Eating

On Tap Magazine calls Bread for the City a champion of healthy eating and talks to staff member Sonya D. Springfield about the Farmers Market program.

In times of crisis, we all need to come together.

Bread for the City is comprehensively responding to COVID-19 with expanded community partnerships, continual medical care, and responsible and creative programming so that we can meet our community’s needs.

Will you help us with a gift today? Together, we can meet these extraordinary times head-on and ensure that all DC residents remain safe, fed, and supported.