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Community Minute: Food, clothing and services for homeless families in Washington, D.C.

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Martha’s Table is a nonprofit organization helping individuals in Washington, D.C., deal with the immediate effects of poverty. Martha’s Table addresses emergency needs with food and clothing programs, and breaks the long cycle of poverty with education and family strengthening programs. Martha’s Table provides daycare, after-school and summer programs for approximately 250 children and youth ages 3 months to 22 years old, encouraging academic readiness and success. The organization also provides family support services, including groceries, a thrift store and clothing distribution center; and screenings and referrals for additional services. Martha’s Table distributes meals to the homeless every day of the year at numerous sites throughout the city, and also provides meals for senior shut-ins. The organization also collaborates with 200 partner organizations to coordinate a variety of additional services.

For more information, contact:
Martha’s Table
2114 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

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