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Study Reveals The Geography of Charitable Giving

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.

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The People’s Boutique In Washington, D.C.

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.

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City Orchard: Nourishing the Capital

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.

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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.