Martha's Table In The News


Lyft is making it easier for people in food deserts to access groceries

The Grocery Access Program, which Lyft announced yesterday, is in partnership with Martha’s Table, a nonprofit organization based in D.C. that helps provide families with healthy food, clothing and education. The program will specifically offer families living in Wards 7 and 8, which only have three grocery stores available, discounted shared Lyft rides.

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New Program Offers Southeast D.C. Families Discounted Rides To Grocery Stores

Martha’s Table, a local food access and education nonprofit, is teaming up with ride-hailing company Lyft to combat a glaring grocery store access issue in Wards 7 and 8. Dubbed the Lyft Grocery Access Program, the initiative will provide qualifying families with $2.50 flat fare rides to three grocery stores and markets east of the Anacostia River.

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Lyft and Martha’s Table Partner to Get Ward 7 and 8 Residents to Grocery Stores

To qualify for the six-month pilot program, families must have a child enrolled in one of seven elementary schools.

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Air Canada pop-up ‘Poutinerie’ serves fries and cheese curds to benefit Martha’s Table

Air Canada is opening a pop-up “Poutinerie” at 1351 Connecticut Avenue NW from Nov. 9 to Nov. 15, and will donate proceeds to D.C. nonprofit Martha’s Table.

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