Resource – Bread for the City – committed to assisting low income Washington, DC residents

AJE is happy to share information about organizations who may be able to support the families we work with – Bread for the City – is one such organization.

Bread for the City seeks to assist DC residents with low incomes. There are a variety of programs Bread for the City offers which includes food, clothing, healthcare, social services, advocacy, and legal service resources. 


  • Food: each month, two food pantries are stocked with groceries (fresh fruits, vegetables, meats).
  • Clothing: the clothing room enjoys more than 700 visits each month and offers attire, books, and small household items.
  • Healthcare: primary care for all ages. Services such as dental, vision, and behavioral health are provided.
  • Social Services: social workers assist in problem-solving and directing individuals to appropriate resources.
  • Advocacy: organizers join together with staff and client leaders on housing campaigns to advocate for policies that protect affordable housing in DC. 
  • Legal Service: Bread for the City’s Legal Clinic provides advice and representation in housing, family/immigration and public benefits law to DC residents living with low-incomes.

With the provided links above, you can get in contact with numerous representatives. Their mission is to seek justice through community organizations and public advocacy. 

If you are facing food insecurity, please visit to sign up for food delivery.  You can also call (202)-265-2400 to request grocery delivery. Here at Bread for the City, individuals are making a positive impact for the community!  


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