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Food for Families

-Martha’s Table will continue to offer no-cost groceries at The Common’s Market (2375 Elvans Road SE) and the Maycroft Market (1474 Columbia Road NW). For more information, visit their websiteClick Here

DC Dream Center (2826 Q Street SE) isgiving out hot meals every day at 12:00 PM until they run out. Click Here

Dreaming Out Loud and Little Sesame will be giving out meals Monday through Friday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Kelly Miller Middle School (301 49th Street NE). Click Here

-The YMCA’s in DC will be providing fresh produce to anyone in need, regardless of their affiliation with the YMCA. Distribution will occur on Mondays from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the following locations: YMCA Anthony Bowen (1325 W Street NW) and YMCA Calomiris Program Center (1906 Allison Street, NE). Click Here

SOME’s food pantry offers non-perishable food items and fresh produce to those who are in need of extra help. In response to COVID-19, the food pantry is currently operating by appointment only. To make an appointment, contact Ann Ourand at or call 202-695-7816. Click Here

-Capital Area Food Bank will be distributing food every Tuesday at Kelly Miller Middle School (301 49th Street NE) from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Nourish Now provides food assistance, but clients must call ahead for an appointment. Click Here

-DC Mutual Aid is a grassroots organization that is providing food and toiletries to families living in Ward 7 and Ward 8. For more information, check out their flier. Click Here (Click Here) will reimburse families up $50 for essential goods and groceries that were purchased on a SNAP card. Here’s how it works: purchase food as normal with your SNAP card, Download Expensify on your phone (for free), agree to the policy, SmartScan the receipt, submit it to, and set up your bank account to receive the funds. Please note that Expensify is hoping to submit reimbursement the next day, but wait times may be longer due to increased demand. (Click Here), policy (Click Here) SmartScan (Click Here),  bank account(Click Here) 

Our Streets is an app launching the week of March 30 which will show which stores have groceries and other toiletries. For more information, check out this articleClick Here

Salvation Army ( 3335 Sherman Avenue NW) is offering free lunch on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 12:00 PM

There is a free food pantry at Spanish Catholic Center (1618 Monroe Street NW) every Wednesday from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Israel Metropolitan CME Church (557 Randolph Street Northwest) is distributing packaged food every Wednesday at Friday at 10:00 AM. They also serve breakfast every Wednesday and Friday at 10:00 AM

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