During the coronavirus pandemic, when unemployment is high, we understand that residents may need to seek multiple sources of assistance for food. Below are some additional resources. Please note that neither the Loaves & Fishes program nor St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church is responsible for the accuracy of this information or the availability of resources from these other groups, which are independent of Loaves & Fishes and St. Stephen.
DC Mutual Aid Network Group on Facebook
The DC Mutual Aid Network and Facebook group is a grassroots, community-led effort looking to take care of each other and keep our city as safe as possible. To locate current efforts across the city, find help, or find out how to plug in, this spreadsheet is your first stop.
Ward 1 mutual aid contact
If you are in need of help:
- Call 202/681-9183 (except Mt. Pleasant) or 202/573-7548 (Mt. Pleasant)
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
DC Food Project
The DC Food Project has compiled a list and a map of all meal sites available at public and charter schools throughout DC as well as their hours during school closures.
Columbia Heights Education Campus
Meals for families with children, with grocery bags on Fridays while supplies last
3101 16th Street, NW
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10am-2pm
Horario: lunes a viernes, 10am-2pm
1474 Columbia Road, NW
Hours: Monday-Friday, 11am-4pm; Saturdays, 10am-2pm
Horario: lunes a viernes, 11am-4pm; sabado, 10am-2pm
1525 Newton Street, NW, Suite G1 (same building as Loaves & Fishes)
Hours: Thursdays, 10am-12:30pm
Horario: jueves, 10am-12:30pm
Food resources outside Ward 1
Click here for an interactive map of other D.C. options.
Capital Area Food Bank
The Capital Area Food Bank continues to distribute meals at its program locations. Updated information
DC DACL Community Dining Sites
Meals are available for pickup at Community Dining Sites from 10:00am to 2:00pm Call 202/724-5626 for more information.
DC Dream Kitchen
Hot meals will be provided at the DC Dream Center, 2826 Q St SE, every day at 12pm while supplies last.
Serves hot meals to go on weekdays at 2401 Virginia Avenue NW for breakfast from 7 to 8am and for dinner from 4:30 to 5:30pm. Portable bathroom trailer also available for use.
New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
Serves lunches and making bathrooms available on weekdays from 11am to 1pm at 1313 New York Avenue NW, outside at Triangle Park.
St. Matthew’s Cathedral
Lunch bags will be handed out on Monday morning from 8 to 9am at 1725 Rhode Island Avenue NW.
Food on the Table DC
Counsels people on how to get food and other resources. If people are over age 60 or have family members with chronic conditions, the coronavirus or other hardships that keep them from being able to go out, we can bring a week’s worth of groceries and cleaning supplies to you. Request help