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From co-pay to no-pay: Bread for the City treats low-income patients | Post Helping Hand

“If they come in here, they don’t have to worry about a bill or getting charged,” said Abramson. “If they need to come in for any reason, they know they can call or walk-in.”

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Bread for the City’s new Southeast D.C. dental clinic puts smiles on a lot of faces | Post Helping Hand

“In Southeast I’m meeting a different patient,” Myles said. “I’m meeting some patients who have had routine care, but oftentimes clinics open and close in Southeast. I just spoke with a potential patient who had had no dental care for the last 30 years.”

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A grim Thanksgiving: skyrocketing food prices mean difficult choices for many Americans

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Thousands Terminated From DC Healthcare Alliance Are Reinstated – Washington City Paper

Allison Miles-Lee, a managing attorney at Bread for the City, describes a confusing process for people she’s tried to help recertify. Those who submit their application materials in person, like Ventura did, don’t get a receipt or confirmation number.

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At Bread for the City, they hope to meet immediate needs — and future ones

“Dr. King remains the voice I hear in my head,” he told me. The assassination of the civil rights leader in 1968 crystallized Jones’s desire to help people in need.

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Mayor Bowser Announces FY2022 Latino Community Development Grant Awards

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs (MOLA) are proud to announce that a combined $1.2 million in grant funding has been awarded to 71 community-based organizations including Bread for the City.

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Denied care, millions of Americans condemned to toothache

"When people get dentures, the pride they feel when they can smile, it's just -- it's heartbreaking," said Randi Abramson, chief medical officer at Bread for the City.

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Rising prices hit the poor of the United States

Darnell Wainwright is a proud man. He says so himself as he rummages around in the bag of groceries he just got from the charity Bread for the City in front of its municipal-looking building in the Shaw neighborhood in the heart of Washington. He pulls a lettuce head out of the brown paper bag. It's big and round, but he can have it in his hand.