MONTHLY BITES

Pictures from the 2016 Soup Showdown

November 10, 2016 in Announcements by

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Father’s Day Certificates

Remember your Father, Grandfather, Uncle or any favorite man in your life with a Father’s Day certificate sent by Downtown Daily Bread.  With a minimum donation of $20, you can send a lovely tribute to that special person, knowing that 10 hungry people have eaten because of it.  Please send your check, payable to Downtown […]

June 13, 2016 in Announcements by

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Heroic Efforts of the DDB Cooks

The snow fell quickly over the weekend of January 22- 24, 2016. Local events, schools, churches, restaurants, and entertainment were cancelled.  The mayor implored people to stay out of the city so that roads could be plowed.  On Saturday, Jan. 23, with 30 inches of snow on the streets and highways, Downtown Daily Bread closed […]

February 11, 2016 in Announcements by

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Comcast Newsmakers: Downtown Daily Bread Harrisburg Drop-in Center

Candace Kelley speaks with Elaine Strokoff, Director, Downtown Daily Bread about its new drop-in center to augment its ongoing services for the homeless.

November 21, 2015 in Announcements, Press 2015 by

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DDB Collaboration

On Monday August 24th, DDB was as busy as I have ever seen it–due majorly to a collaboration of 3 different services being provided for all who came to DDB. First, we had our monthly haircuts, provided by 2 sisters who come over from the Mechanicsburg area. They are transported with assistance from the YWCA- […]

September 18, 2015 in Announcements by

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Sara’s Story

Dear Friends: We all have a story. I am always interested in the stories of clients at Downtown Daily Bread.  Sometime I wonder how an individual survived in such a poor home environment. I hear stories of surviving physical and mental abuse, addiction, and absentee parents. I also hear stories of extremely bad luck, lost […]

August 28, 2015 in Announcements by

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We All Have a Story

We all have a story. I am always interested in the stories of clients at Downtown Daily Bread.  Sometimes I wonder how an individual has survived in such a poor home environment. I hear stories of physical and mental abuse, addiction, and absentee parents. I also hear about extremely bad luck, lost jobs, poor health, […]

July 1, 2015 in Announcements by

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Elaine Strokoff 2015 Finalist in the Non-Profit Awards by CPBJ

Downtown Daily Bread Executive Director, Elaine Strokoff, was a 2015 Finalist in the non-Profit Innovation Awards presented by the Central Penn Business Journal on March 9, 2015 at the Hilton. She was 1 of 7 leaders of a non-profit organization to be a finalist for non-Profit Leadership Excellence in seven counties in PA.

March 19, 2015 in Announcements by

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Central Penn Business Journal Recognizes Elaine Strokoff from DDB

The Central Penn Business Journal is pleased to announce that Elaine Strokoff is a finalist in the prestigious 2015 Nonprofit Innovation Awards program. She has been selected for recognition because of his success in advancing Downtown Daily Bread’s mission and services. An awards breakfast will be held on Monday, March 9, 2015 from 7:30am to 10:00am at the Hilton Harrisburg to […]

January 28, 2015 in Announcements by

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Letter from Elaine Strokoff

Dear Friends: “Downtown Daily Bread saved my life. One more day on the streets and I would have been dead.” Joe, age 54. Does Downtown Daily Bread (DDB) really make a difference? Yes, every day, for many people like Joe. “That hot lunch was a gift.” Marie, age 55. “It is a miracle that you […]

December 11, 2014 in Announcements, Monthly Bites by

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  • Kitchen is open for lunch from 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Volunteers should expect to stay from 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • For drop off: Cook is in the kitchen from (M-F) 7:30am-3:00pm (Sat, Sun) 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Chris Patrick and Cynthia Swanson Office Hours (M-F) 8:00am-3:00pm

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Downtown Daily Bread

234 South Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 238-4717 phone (717) 232-9341 fax