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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.

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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.

Bread for the City is closed Monday, October 10, for Indigenous Peoples Day.

We acknowledge that we are on the occupied land of Anacostan and Piscataway people who have been impacted by centuries of the same structural oppressions that Bread for the City is working to eradicate.

Learn about indigenous DC natives