SOME – So Others Might Eat – Washington, DC

 SOME – So Others Might Eat – Washington, DC

Volunteers Needed!

Provide-A-Meal (PAM) groups needed in SOME’s Dining Room for the Homeless

Provide-A-Meal (PAM) groups make it possible for SOME to serve thousands of meals to hungry children, women, and men, every year. This is a wonderful volunteer program for businesses, civic organizations and places of worship to feed the hungry. We are in great need of groups to provide meals for both breakfast and lunch.

Learn more about Provide-A-Meal (PAM) groups.

Represent SOME at local workplace giving charity fairs

Sign up with a friend! Workplace giving through the United Way and Combined Federal Campaign is a critical way SOME receives funding to support our programs for the poor and homeless.  You will accompany a staff member to your first fair, and receive training to enhance your knowledge of SOME and the services we provide. We are looking for volunteers with flexible weekday schedules and a car (SOME will reimburse you for gas). Your help to showcase SOME at charity fairs will spread the word about the great need for our services in the community. Please contact Rebecca Potts- Dupre at (202) 797-8806 ext. 1131 or for more information.

On Thursday, September 13 Hill staff crossed party lines to come together at the Pour House to raise money for SOME.  Proceeds from this event helped to fund the renovation of Fendall Heights, the future home of 30 homeless veterans and their families.

SOME’s Upcoming Special Annual Events:

11th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot for Hunger

Are you looking for a way to help the hungry and homeless this Thanksgiving?  Join thousands of runners and walkers Thanksgiving morning at SOME’s 11th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot for Hunger. Whether you participate in the timed 5k race, or the family fun walk, it’s a great way to start your day.

Register yourself, your family or your team today!

* We need pre-race and race day volunteers. Please contact if you would like to volunteer. All volunteers must be at least 13 years old.

As a sponsor of SOME’s 11th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot for Hunger you will make a significant difference in the lives of the homeless and hungry in our community. We will proudly recognize your sponsorship on our website and feature your company’s logo on event T-shirts, brochures, and on all 10 pages of the Trot for Hunger website. Sign on as a sponsor today to ensure that your company’s information is on the Trot website during the height of registration in October!

For additional sponsorship benefit details visit our website or contact Ellen Hatherill at

Learn more about SOME’s Trot for Hunger.

26th Annual Dinner Gala and Silent Auction

On Friday, November 30, 2012, guests will gather for the 26th Annual Dinner Gala and Silent Auction. Support from our Gala helps SOME to provide affordable housing to the most vulnerable in our community. Chaired by Karin and Dan Akerson, the Gala will be held at the National Building Museum and will honor Pat and Bob Schieffer as SOME’s 2012 McKenna Humanitarians of the Year. If you are interested in purchasing tickets or becoming a sponsor, please contact Linda Parisi, Director of Development, at or 202.292.4413.

The Silent Auction, chaired by Suzanne Clark, Joe Clark and Pat Cleary, will offer more than 200 exciting items. If you can help by providing auction items, or would like more information, please contact Ingrid Feigenbaum, Silent Auction Manager, at 202-797-8806, ext. 1129 or

Learn more about SOME’s Dinner Gala and Silent Auction. 

Wish List

SOME is in need of the following items for the homeless women, children and men we serve. Can you help in this way?

Amazon Wish List

Warm clothing for men and women
Deodorant for men and women
Disposable razors
New underwear for men and women
New socks for men and women
Pots and pans
Tickets to local cultural and sporting events for the men, women and children living in

SOME’s Housing Programs

For more information, please contact Greg Chudy, SOME’s Donations Coordinator at

Thank you for all the ways that you help SOME to restore hope and dignity to those in need.


Fr. John Adams
SOME President

SOME (So Others Might Eat) 71 ‘O’ Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 – 202.797.8806  fax: 202.265.3849 – SOME on Facebook


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