Washington Center

Food Access

Food Pantries

Bread for the City
1525 7th St.  NW, DC 20001

Receive: 5-day supply of goods, once a month

  • Must take UCDC photo ID- address used on back will confirm DC residency
  • Government issued photo ID
  • Any proof of income- if none, simply inform them upon registration

Community Marketplace hosted by Capital Area Food Bank
L Street NW between New Jersey Ave. NW & First St. NW, Washington, DC 20001
(202) 644-9800

Receive: fresh seasonal produce & 20 lbs of processed food
Requirements: None
Recommendations: take reusable bags and shopping cart

Columbia Heights Food Pantry
1st and 3rd Saturdays (9:00am- 10:30am)
1459 Columbia Road NW, DC, 20009

Receive: fresh produce
Requirements: None

Foggy Bottom Food Pantry
2nd and 4th Saturdays (10:00 am to 12pm)
1920 G Street Northwest NW, Washington, DC, 20036

Receive: fresh produce, meats, bread, cereal, and snacks
Requirements: UCDC ID to demonstrate current address

Woodley House Food Pantry
Tuesdays (1:00pm-3:00pm)
2711 Connecticut Ave., NW – Washington, DC 20008

Receive: Food staples and fresh produce in season
Requirements: Letter from UCDC stating you are a current resident, may be obtained at ResLife Office, and your UCDC ID.

Additional Resources

Aunt Bertha
Enables individuals to find and apply for government and charitable social service programs, such as food pantries, help for transit, health care resources, etc.

Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program
1207 Taylor St. Washington, DC, 20011