Did You Know?
Almost one in five DC residents live at or below the poverty line.
More than 62,000 people in Washington live in extreme poverty, unable to meet even their basic needs.
Our comprehensive approach to addressing homelessness and poverty includes more than the direct services we provide to the men and women who come to us for help. We:
We partner with many other organizations to develop and advocate for the best feasible solutions. We also empower our clients to speak out for their interests. We enlist concerned citizens to voice their support through our grassroots So Others Might Eat Advocacy Network.
We invite you to visit the issue pages and SOME's Advocacy Resource Library in this section to learn more about what we are advocating and why.
We are eager to answer your questions and to partner with you. We also welcome suggestions for strengthening our efforts. You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.797.8806 ext. 2112.