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April 03, 2013
The District’s public housing agency is planning to close its waiting list for the first time next week, and it is encouraging needy families to sign up before the list is suspended indefinitely.
January 31, 2013
With frigid temps keeping us bundled in our winter warmest, spring visions of picnicking on the National Mall remain as yet mere fantasy. But there is new growth taking root right here in the DC area and that’s no basket of baloney sandwiches.
January 22, 2013
The Washington Post continues its three-part series that asks: what do you fear, love, and dream of?
December 20, 2012
Across the United States, the number of hungry and homeless people is growing, and budget fights at the federal level are threatening the aid many need to survive, the U.S. Conference of Mayors said on Thursday.
November 21, 2012
Dozens of Washingtonians are spending Thanksgiving eve making sure no one goes hungry during the holidays. Volunteers with "Bread for the City" are putting food on the table of families who typically go without.
November 20, 2012
The five-year economic development strategy unveiled by Mayor Vince Gray last week foresees rapid growth in the District, with 100,000 new jobs and $1 billion in additional tax revenue. It also targets certain sectors with superlatives and high hopes that might not be within reach in the next half-decade.
November 19, 2012
I’m not sure if you’re familiar with Holiday Helpings, but it’s our annual push to provide 9,000 low income DC residents with the ingredients they need to have a holiday meal in the sanctity of their own homes.
November 14, 2012
With Thanksgiving just a week away, local food pantries have a greater need than ever this year. Knowing the upcoming holidays will be a challenge, these agencies are asking the public to help restock the shelves.