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Obama Letter to Widow … TOUCHES ON ’08 CAMPAIGN MEMORY

"The Biz Markie's Just a Friend Charity Fund -- to raise money to support orgs Biz was already helping ... like food banks in Maryland, Bread for the City (in D.C.), Soles4Souls and more."

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UnitedHealthcare Donates $2.25 Million to Nonprofits in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Bread for the City - $275,000 to expand the Southeast D.C. grocery delivery service, purchase grocery carts for the Southeast Food Pantry and purchase a new vehicle for food delivery and mobile market use.

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Opinion: In D.C., housing should be a human right

"Because of systems that have worked against Black residents for decades, dismantling barriers to realize a true right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is in order and long overdue. And it includes a right to housing," - George Jones

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WAMU: New Southeast Center Is ‘Love Letter To The Community,’ With Medical Services, Food, And More

Lynda Brown, director of the Southeast center and of social services, was there that day. “As the community members were coming through and actually getting their bags from the first family, they passed me on the way out and many of them were in tears,” she says. “If that level of impact can happen for them just seeing that, having Mrs. Obama’s name on this building hopefully will have that same level of impact for the community.”

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DCist: New Southeast Center Is ‘Love Letter To The Community,’ With Medical Services, Food, And More

D.C. nonprofit Bread for the City’s massive new center on Good Hope Road is nearly complete and staffers are getting excited to hang up the sign out front: “The Michelle Obama Southeast Center of Bread for the City.”

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At a walk-up coronavirus vaccine clinic in D.C., every shot is a small victory

"We’re just trying to meet the demand, and clearly there’s still many people in the city who are not vaccinated,” Dr. Randi Abramson said.

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No appointment needed: shifting to more walk-up COVID vaccination sites in the District

Bread For The City has been scheduling vaccine appointments for its patients and putting shots in arms since late December, but the walk-up vaccines are a new addition.

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Why D.C. Is Failing at the Vaccination Game

Clearly, these D.C. facilities received more vaccine doses than they knew what to do with, perhaps because so few of them are participating. According to the Health Resources and Services Administration website, only seven D.C. community health centers, all of them very small, are participating or have been invited to participate in its COVID-19 vaccine program. (The two best-known are Bread for the City and Community of Hope.) According to the CDC website, only four corporations are signed up for the pharmacy program in D.C. Most of the participating stores aren’t pharmacies at all, but rather supermarkets that house small pharmacy sections.