D.C. Grocery Assistance


Do you or someone you know need mutual aid for essential groceries or hygiene toiletries for free.  Call the number listed below  

   Ward 1- 202-681-9183
            Ward 2- 202-688-5812
            Ward 4-202-681-3098
            Ward 5-203-643-7030
            Ward 6-202-683-9962
             Ward 7and8-202-630-0336
They also deliver.

Food Assistance 




Virginia Turner Scholarship Fund Standards, Policies and Procedures
Purpose:
The purpose of the PLBC Book Scholarship from the Virginia Turner Scholarship Fund is to financially assist students in pursuit of post-secondary education based on their academic achievement between ages of 17-22
The Promised Land Baptist Virginia Turner Scholarship is:

  • Awarded to high school seniors entering a college/university or trade school seeking a degree or certification program
  • Awarded to students currently enrolled in a post-secondary program
  • Renewable to students enrolled in a post-secondary program who previously received a book scholarship.

 Eligibility Criteria:

  • members who are high school seniors or in their first, second, third, fourth or fifth year of a college/university or trade school seeking a degree or certification program
  • Must provide proof of admission to a college/university or trade school for the fall/spring
  • Reapplying College Students
  • Open to Promised Land Baptist Church students currently enrolled in college/trade school
  • Must have attained at least a semester grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale for the most recent semester completed
  • If requested must submit copy of class registration for Fall/Spring semester/session and must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.


How to Apply

  • Draft One Page Letter to Joint Board requesting a book scholarship by June 30, 2021 addressed to kobryant@theplbc.org
  • Applications must be received no later than June 30, 2021
  • Award Allocation Factors
  • Joint Board will consider an essay and the student’s active participation in one or more of the following:  campus programs, church involvement, and community service.