DC Resources

Nashman Center and Community Updates

Please visit GW’s COVID-19 Resource Page for information about changes to university services or visit DC's Coronavirus Resource Page for updates and information for the DC Community.

Food Resources in DC

  • DC Dream Center- Serving free hot meals in Southeast DC every day from noon until they run out, no ID required.
  • Jose Andres Think Food Group Restaurants - Operating community kitchens in select locations, beginning March 17th daily from 12-5pm for take out service only at their side doors. View link for all restaurants in the DC Metro Area.
  • Little Sesame - In partnership with Dreaming Out Loud DC, they will provide meals to vulnerable communities. Buy a gift card give a meal. Distribution begins March 16th at Kelly Miller Middle School 301 49th St NE, Weekdays 4 - 6pm
  • Bread for the City - Operating reduced hours at NW Center, but offering groceries to medical patients with urgent care needs. SE Center is closed through March 31st.
  • St. George's Episcopal Church - Providing a hot breakfast to anyone in need every other Saturday. The next "Breakfast Bags to Go" will be Saturday April, 4 at 9am.
  • $50 SNAP Matching by Expensify.org - Expensify.org is going to temporarily redirect all of its charitable funds to a new program: matching SNAP grocery purchases up to $50 per family. Go to their website here to learn how.
  • Martha’s Table - In partnership with DC Health and Capital Area Food Bank, they will support DCPS and DCPCS to offer pre-bagged groceries for neighbors at their SE and NW DC locations and  will continue to serve pre-packaged meals through McKenna’s Wagon - a mobile food service that delivers hot meals to two downtown locations to support community members experiencing hunger and/or homelessness
  • Meal Sites List for individuals under 18

Other Resources

  • Check out D.C.'s Mutual Aid Spreadhseet for way to help your neighbors or opportunities for assistance.
  • Check out this D.C. Covid Connect document with community resources and up-to-date health information.
  • Access free Wi-Fi hotspots near you with Xfinity
  • Check out the Mayor's Office Life at Home page for helpful resources and opportunities.
  • Rotary (nonprofit organization) is looking for volunteers who would be willing and able (please stay safe!) to be pick up medications and groceries and deliver them to senior and immune-compromised citizens who call their hotline in DC

Health and Fitness

  • Mental Health TeleHealth and support group services can be found at the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation
  • Join the Center for Excellence and Public Leadership's Co-VITA19 Social Medicine: Mobilizing Community Wellbeing through Leadership Conversations team of leadership faculty and coaches as they host a series of virtual community meet-ups, focused on building resilience, improving wellbeing, and supporting each other through this difficult time. Find more information about each meet-up session and speaker here and invite others to join us! These sessions are free and available to the public.