Martha's Table In The News


Family Success Centers to give boost to residents in DC’s Wards 7 and 8

Ten Family Success Centers are opening in D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8, D.C. Mayor Bowser and Martha’s Table President & CEO Kim Ford announced during a Wednesday press conference.

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How To Help D.C. Families Struggling During The Pandemic? Give Them Cash.

Dozens of low-income families served by Martha’s Table lost their jobs practically overnight. Kim R. Ford, president and CEO of the nonprofit education and food assistance provider, began hearing from D.C. parents within days of the first confirmed local COVID-19 case in March. Many had no savings and no Plan B. They needed cash right away.

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Pandemic Puts Financial Burden on D.C. Nonprofits

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t spared the District’s nonprofit sector, but many charity leaders have taken measures to help their organizations stay afloat amid the economic strain.

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Nonprofit project offers cash lifeline to District’s poorest

The “THRIVE East of the River” program is a partnership of organizations that have long addressed the needs of the District’s poorest residents.

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Viewpoint: In times of crisis, cash assistance is crucial

Just five days after health officials announced the first case of Covid-19 in the D.C. area, Martha’s Table announced a major change to its strategy for promoting economic and food security among D.C. residents. We were going to give people money.

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