Access Housing, Inc. — D.C.

Returning from War, Veterans Battle Poverty and Hunger at Home

Photo by Victoria St. Martin

Photo by Victoria St. Martin

Returning From War, Veterans Battle Poverty And Hunger At Home

Food insecure veterans rely on D.C. nonprofits for meals.

By Paige Jones for

Winthrop Robbins, a 70-year-old Vietnam veteran, knows he can count on eating breakfast and dinner most days with other veterans in their provided housing, but lunch can be a challenge.

The gray-haired Holyoke, Mass., native pays a $3 fee for two meals provided by Access Housing, Inc., a local nonprofit that offers homeless veterans in the D.C. area subsidized housing and services.

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