For D.C.’s desperate, a refuge from homelessness is about to disappear

by Petula Dvorak

John Charles, 23, in his storage unit at Capital Self Storage while Michael Evans organizes his unit below. Photo: Evelyn Hockstein/The Washington Post

“Hey, man. Is it twice around? Or once around?” asked Wayne Davis, his shirt untucked, his collar pointing straight up as he looked for some help in the corrugated metal hallway of his makeshift neighborhood. The 46-year-old was getting ready for church and needed help with his tie

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.