Help feed seniors in need!


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Metropolitan Community Church, 474 Ridge Street NWKelsey Apartments, 3322 14th Street NWWashington, DC 20001

Our volunteers with some of our seniors at grocery delivery

About

We Are Family coordinates monthly grocery deliveries to 550 seniors in the North Capitol/Shaw and Columbia Heights/Park View neighborhoods. We need your help to make this happen! We gather at either the Metropolitan Community Church or Kelsey Apartments to assemble the grocery bags and then split up into groups to deliver the groceries to seniors in various homes, individual apartments, and senior housing buildings. These seniors are facing poverty and social isolation that puts them at risk for hunger as well as other dangers. These deliveries are scheduled at the time in the month where their financial assistance is running low and they are likely facing tough choices like whether to keep their power on, pay for medicine, or feed themselves. With the current economic problems many seniors are getting less support and are facing higher costs, furthering their desperation. You can help make an immense difference in their lives!

Skills

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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