Everyone should have access to fresh, healthy, affordable food. Wards 7 and 8 deserve more. Join us at this action for food justice.

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full service grocery stores for over 148,000 resident of Wards 7 &8 combined, compared to 9 full service grocery stores in Ward 3.
47%
percent of Ward 8 residents have no access to a personal vehicle, making traveling to access food particularly difficult for many.
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people living East of the River are this many times more likely to die from diabetes than people living in Ward 3.
47%
percent of D.C. residents don't have access to enough food for a healthy, active life.

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We’re walking to downtown Anacostia from the only grocery store in Ward 8, which is a 45 minute walk away.

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The Grocery Walk is funded in part by a grant from Voices for Healthy Kids, an initiative of the American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.