2021 Archives - Bread for the City

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Bread for the City’s free diapers mean happy babies for cash strapped parents

“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.

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From co-pay to no-pay: Bread for the City treats low-income patients

“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

“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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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.