An Innovative Program Provides Cash Relief to DC Residents Hit Hardest by COVID-19

Blog post by Mary Bogle
August 25, 2020

Urban–Greater DC   (Washington, D.C.)

With discussions about a new federal coronavirus relief package up in the air, people with low incomes and people of color—the groups hit hardest by COVID-19—continue to suffer the coronavirus’s health and economic effects. So some local partnerships are taking relief efforts into their own hands. Here in DC, THRIVE East of the River is providing direct cash and food assistance in Ward 8.

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