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Press Release: Cash Payments Begin for Let’s GO DMV!, An Innovative 5-Year Guaranteed Income Pilot for Hospitality Workers Affected by COVID

Bread for the City is a proud partner on Let's GO DMV!, a guaranteed income pilot providing 75 hospitality workers $1,000 monthly payments over 5 years. Our Economic Security and Legal teams are playing a key role in the implementation of this economic justice initiative. Click the link below to learn more about this exciting new project.

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Report signals benefits of pilot project giving no-strings-attached cash to low-income D.C. families

The THRIVE East of the River program “demonstrated that unconditional cash is an extremely effective form of support during an emergency."

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An Evaluation of THRIVE East of the River

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How a guaranteed income pilot impacted the lives of low income DC residents

GGWash gives a by-the-numbers breakdown of the THRIVE East of the River program. The data is sourced from The Urban Institute's analysis of the program.

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Tenants facing eviction have Bread for the City in their corner | Post Helping Hand

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Bread for the City’s free diapers mean happy babies for cash strapped parents | Post Helping Hand

“It’s not just diapers,” Carr said. “It’s every necessity. It’s wipes. It’s shampoo. It’s everything a baby can need, from formula to cereal to toys to a high chair to car seats — all of their essential needs.”

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Fox News 4 interview Bread for the City about it’s food pantry

Fox News 4 highlights Bread for the City's food pantry and the struggles it's facing due to the pandemic.

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New Anacostia center improves access to health care, but nearby residents unaware, hesitant to change

“The need for access in [these wards] was just so robust,” CEO George Jones said of the decision to choose its location at 1700 Good Hope Road SE.