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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.

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A new medical center offers access to care east of the Anacostia

After years of having to pay for transportation to cross the Anacostia River to receive health care, residents of wards 7 and 8, largely disconnected by the Anacostia River from DC’s high-quality health facilities, have a new option.

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The US experiences a large increase in poverty with resources depleted by the covid-19 pandemic

"More customers are coming in all the time. We have community members who have never heard of our organization, Bread for the City before, and who now use our services all the time," said Kenrick Thomas

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Pandemia criou 3,3 milhões de novos pobres nos Estados Unidos

RTP Portugal highlights Bread for the City and the services we offer in Washington DC.

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A new accessible medical center opens in Ward 8, DC

After years of having to pay for transportation to cross the Anacostia River to receive health care, residents of Wards 7 and 8, largely disconnected by the Anacostia River from D.C.’s high-quality health facilities, have a new option.

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Bread for the City expands health-care options in Southeast with new medical clinic

“What we all need is a medical home, a place where we can go where a doctor sort of knows our name, and we can be seen routinely,” George Jones said.

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Press Release: Bread for the City Opens Medical Center in Southeast

“It’s Bread for the City’s model of care, because we care about you mentally and how you feel. We will also help you if you need other services such as food assistance or social services. That’s who we are at Bread for the City, we think of the individuals and the whole community as multi-faceted and we have everything in place to bring the right services and resources to this community. We want our community members to thrive and be the best person they can be,” said Dr. Randi Abramson, Chief Medical Officer at Bread for the City.