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Dear PoPville – Help 9,000 Low Income Homes Have Great Holiday Meals

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.

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Local food banks ask for help to stock shelves for holidays

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.

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For many, the city’s housing waiting list offers little more than hope

Ceola Lewis, who has been unable to work for five years, has been on a waiting list for the District’s Housing Choice Voucher Program for 37 years.

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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.