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The Need in Our Community

We serve families with an average annual income of $18,000, who live at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. Our typical client is a single parent who works two jobs, supports two children and earns an average of $18,000/year. These are families who are struggling to make ends meet, often working several jobs at minimum wage. With a majority of a family’s income going to housing, there is little financial cushion for a crisis. A medical emergency or car trouble can quickly turn a self-sufficient family into one in need.

Our Daily Bread provides a safety net for needs often unmet by other organizations. Especially with the challenging economy and current unemployment rates, the demand for assistance outpaces our funding ability to help: we receive an average of five calls for assistance per day that have to be turned away. CLICK HERE for our Fact Sheet on the need in the Fairfax County area.

Your gift makes a direct and immediate impact! To learn more about ODB client famlies and their experiences with our programs and how they are recovering from some financial setbacks, CLICK HERE.

 

Making a Donation to Help Neighbors in Need

Financial support is vital to Our Daily Bread to help our neighbors in need achieve financial stability.

We appreciate whatever size gift you are able to share. Please mail your contribution to: Our Daily Bread, Inc., 4080 Chain Bridge Rd., Massey Annex, 2nd floor, Fairfax VA 22030.  CLICK HERE for our Donation Form to print and mail with your check.

Make a secure donation online by credit card or check: CLICK HERE to Donate Now.

Our Daily Bread was selected as one of our areas' best smaller non-profilts by the 2009/10 Catalogue of Philanthropy.  Read our profile here, where you can also make an online donation.

          Help ODB Help Fairfax Families Year Round - CLICK HERE

Annual Sponsorship has its Benefits!

We invite your organization to join our family of business sponsors. For a list of our business and community sponsors and to learn more about ODB's impact and your return-on-investment, CLICK HERE

Our annual sponsorship packages can be customized to maximize your business goals and marketing objectives.  CLICK HERE for details.

Organize a Fundraiser Event or Activity to Support ODB!   CLICK HERE to learn more with our ODB Benefit Proposal Form (MS Word download).

  • Workplace Giving.  Please consider ODB in your annual giving
  • United Way: If you give through United Way, our UW number is 9661.
  • Combined Federal Campaign: Our Daily Bread's Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) number is 82471.
  • World Bank Campaign: ODB is honored to be selected for inclusion in the employees' annual giving fund, Community Connections Campaign (CCC).

We Welcome Other Types of Donations:

  • Staples and canned goods. CLICK HERE for Food Pantry Donations.
  • Volunteer service. CLICK HERE for our current needs.