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The following information on resources available in DC, Maryland and Virginia is provided:

Grocery stores are reporting no disruptions in their supply chains. If you observe empty shelves at your local stores, this is due to increased demand, but the stores are still getting new shipments on regular schedules. Ask a store manager when a product will be available. If you go to the store and do not see the items you need, please go to customer service and ask if they have it.

· Giant: 6am-7am, daily

· Safeway: 7am-9am on Tuesday & Thursday

· Target: 8am-9am, daily

· Whole Foods: 7am-8am, daily

· Costco: Tues & Thurs 8:00 am – 9:00 am

· Dollar General: 8:00 am – 9:00 am daily

· Fresh Market 8:00 am – 9:00 am daily

· Walmart 7:00 am – 8:00 am Tuesdays Only


Starting Tuesday, March 24th, waits between trains on Metrorail will be 20 minutes.

Starting Tuesday, March 24th, Metrobus will be free to all riders, but you must enter from the rear door.

Buses will operate on a reduced schedule like the Sunday schedule.



Mayor Muriel Bowser and Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey DeWitt announced that the deadline for taxpayers to file and pay their 2019 District of Columbia individual and fiduciary income tax returns (D-40, D-41, and D-40B), partnership tax returns (D-65), and franchise tax returns (D-20, D-30) is extended to July 15, 2020.


Kids and School Resources

Resources for Kids

Distance Learning

· Find distance learning resources for your grade level or course

· Connect with DC Public Library for online resources and materials

For Parents

A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus: National Public Radio, collaborating with experts in social work and mental health, developed a cartoon explaining what kids might want to know about the new coronavirus discovered in China. To hear or read the original NPR story visit this link. Print and fold a zine version of this comic here. Here are directions on how to fold it (video).

· Parent/Caregiver Guide for Coping with COVID-19 Coronavirus

Faith Resources

Faith Organization Resources

· Bowser Administration and United Way Collaborate to Provide Online Giving Access to Faith-Based Institutions Affected by Closures

· CDC Guidance for Faith Organizations

· Guidance for Clergy/Families for Funerals, Memorials, Vigils, and Funeral Homes

Additional Feeding Sites:

Families Moving Forward Wellness Food Pantry

(In partnership with Good Food Market)

2001 Rhode Island Ave NE

Thursday, March 26,

SENIORS: 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

Open to the general public from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Miriam’s Kitchen:

2401 Virginia Avenue NW Washington DC

Miriam’s Kitchen is still serving hot meals to anyone in need. This week’s menu includes: Waffles, French Toast, Home-fries Italian pork chops, Oven Fried Fish MAC and Cheese and more. Breakfast starts at 7 am to 8 am and Dinner 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church located at 636 East Capitol Street, NE Washington, DC 20003 will open its food pantry Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. DC ID is required.



The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage. I encourage those who can donate today and help save a life. Click here to find a donation location near you.

During this crisis, many Marylanders will experience food insecurity. Food banks throughout the region need help to support Marylanders in need. The Capital Area Food Bank and the Southern Maryland Food Bank are two organizations serving Fifth District residents with food pantries and meal deliveries. Click here to learn more about the Capital Area Food Bank and click here to learn more about the Southern Maryland Food Bank.

Lifestyles of Maryland provides social support services and housing resources to families in the Fifth District. Click here to learn how you can support Lifestyles.

Maryland ordered all nonessential businesses to shut their doors. This includes barbershops, hair & nail salons, movie and entertainment venues. Restaurants may remain open as take-out only.

Maryland tax date has been extended to July 15th, 2020.


Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam closed all schools for the rest of the academic year. Northam tightened his ban on gatherings of more than 10 people, making it mandatory and applying it even to gatherings in private homes. The ban does not apply to hospitals and certain employment settings.

Businesses that remain open must limit patrons to 10 at a time. Northam said the state will be posting guidance online for what is considered essential and nonessential, a list that he said is likely to change.

The filing deadline for Virginia individual income taxes is Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Pilgrim Baptist Church

Welcome to the official website of the Pilgrim Baptist Church of Washington, D.C. Pilgrim was organized in March 1911, in Faith Chapel on M. Street, SW and has been a blessed, vibrant and cutting edge church in the Nation’s Capital since that time.

Email: pilgrimbaptistchurchdc@gmail.com

Phone: 202-547-8849

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© 2019 by Pilgrim Baptist Church || Senior Pastor, Louis B. Jones II || 700 I Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 || 202-547-8849