Fill SOME Bowls
The Campaign to End Hunger
More than 65,000 people in DC face hunger each day. By contributing to SOME’s annual Fill SOME Bowls campaign to end hunger, you are investing directly in our comprehensive programs that work to break the cycle of hunger and poverty in our area.
Will you join us this March and help us raise $50,000 to support our neighbors experiencing hunger and poverty?
Hunger Statistics in the District
Funding the Need
People facing hunger in District of Columbia are estimated to report needing $44,052,000 more per year to meet their food needs.
Hunger in DC
More than 65,000 people in the District face hunger insecurity.
Feeding the Need
More than 200,000 delicious meals were distributed in SOME's Dining Room in 2022.
SOME Also Provides for Seniors
11.1% of nearly 120,000 seniors in DC are currently food insecure. DC also has the highest rate of seniors facing the threat of hunger in the nation, at 20.1%.
More than 95% of Clients SOME Serves are from Historically Marginalized Communities
Food insecurity was higher among Hispanic (55%) and Black (50%) residents compared to white residents (13%).
1 in 6 children face hunger in DC.