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Our Daily Bread Employment Center
725 Fallsway, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
443.986.9000
plewis@cc-md.org

Our Daily Bread Employment Center

The Our Daily Bread Employment Center helps people in need with a daily hot meal, case management, job training and employment counseling.

 
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Baltimore's poverty rate has increased 20%, reaching a staggering 25.6% (U.S. Census Bureau). With one in four Baltimoreans living in poverty, the demand for services at Our Daily Bread Employment Center (ODBEC) has risen sharply. ODBEC is a safety net that helps to keep the thousands of people served each year from hunger, homelessness, and unemployment. It is the place people turn to for help and hope. 

The Our Daily Bread Employment Center is a lifeline for those in need. We

  • serve meals to Maryland’s hungry
  • assist homeless men to make the transition to employment, stable housing, and self-sufficiency through the Christopher Place Employment Academy
  • train people for job readiness
  • offer job placement assistance

We serve men and women in need in Baltimore City, Maryland. To learn the specific details about who is eligible for service at any particular program, please click on that program page link at the left or come join us at the Center for the daily meal, served every day (beginning at 10:30 am), without a single interruption, since 1981.

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We need volunteers!

The Our Daily Bread hot lunch program, where we serve lunch 365 days a year to 500 - 1,000+ people, is well know throughout Baltimore. Perhaps not as well know, each day we also serve breakfast to seniors and people with disabilities, and dinner to the men enrolled at the Christopher Place Employment Academy. Currently, we are in great need of breakfast volunteers Mon. - Fri.  from 7:00am to 8:30am and Christopher Place dinner service volunteers every day from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. Individuals are welcome and this is also a great volunteer opportunity for a group. 

Contact our Volunteer line at 443.986.9031 or volunteerodbec@cc-md.org. 


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"Go Make a Difference!" "Much has been given, much needs to be returned," Mike Buckley explained when asked why he and his wife Jeannette Suflita spend every Wednesday doing volunteer work at Our Daily Bread Employment Center. "Service is enriching. We're enriched too."

 


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