Emory Fellowship, Petworth UMC and Nativity Catholic Food Distribution

Through the generosity of our donors, Breadcoin is partnering with Nativity Catholic Church, Emory Beacon of Light, Emory Fellowship and Petworth UMC to distribute boxes of food to the community on Thursday, September 10 starting at 11 am until supplies run out.

Address: 6001 13th St N.W. Washington, D.C. 20011

No ID is required- free food for everyone!

Walk up or drive up.

For volunteer opportunities, email us!

Nativity Catholic Church Food Distribution

Through the generosity of our donors, Breadcoin is partnering with Nativity Catholic Church, Emory Fellowship UMC, and Blessings of Hope to distribute boxes of food to the community on August 27 starting at 11 am until supplies run out.

Address: 6001 13th St N.W. Washington, D.C. 20011

No ID is required- free food for everyone!

Walk up or drive up. Emory Fellowship has offered parking for volunteers in their indoor garage. The entrance is on Quackenbos St. NW.

For volunteer opportunities, email us. Volunteers are needed from about 9 am to 2 pm.

DC Forum

We continue to grow in DC with new partners, new members, and new vendors.  Join us as we discuss Breadcoin activities in DC. Message us for the ZOOM link.

More about Mama’s

More about Mama’s

‘Cooking With Love’ For Anacostia Residents At Mama’s Pizza Kitchen

We love this radio story from several years ago about our vendor Mama’s Pizza Kitchen, which is still going strong (and now accepting Breadcoins). Listen in to Rebecca Sheir of WAMU.

Here’s a snippet:

Musa and Fatima have been in business in Anacostia since 2012. Here at the corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue and V Street SE, they serve up fresh pizza, lasagna, sandwiches, wings and barbecue, for take-out, delivery or dining in.

“Mama does everything from scratch,” Musa explains. “It’s just like at home, I’m telling you.”

Our First Loan Payoff

Our First Loan Payoff

Breadcoin had a glorious celebration of our three-year partnership with the Central Union Mission, DC and of the payoff of our first microloan, the lease of a food trailer for their Mission Muffins enterprise.

WGTS 91.9 was broadcasting live, and we love the wonderful work they do in the community, including their current sock drive! They interviewed Cary Umhau, one of our co-founders, about our work, introducing their listeners to the idea of becoming Breadcoin members.

Our team, friends, Breadcoin and Mission fans cheered over the key moment when our founder Scott Borger handed over the deed to the trailer to Mission President/CEO Joe Mettimano.

We consider our partnership with the Mission a match made in heaven.

Kipp DC, Partner

Kipp DC, Partner

Breadcoin and KIPP DC, a charter school, have an exciting new partnership.

Our donor-funded Breadcoins go into the hands of the counseling staff at each of the three schools that serve Pre-K to eighth grade on the KIPP DC: Webb Campus in the Ivy City neighborhood.

They in turn have the opportunity to give Breadcoins to families that find themselves with “too much month at the end of the money” or to use them to incentivize behaviors (in this case attendance and punctuality) that will improve learning.

Catch the enthusiasm of the KIPP DC: Spring Academy staff that created this video to explain the “On Time” challenge that rewards kids who are on time with Breadcoins to spend on a hearty treat at one of our newest vendors, Texas Chicken and Burgers, just down the block.

A “community response to hunger” is how we describe Breadcoin, and this partnership is the epitome of that.