We believe everyone deserves concern, pride and dignity.
Biscuits with Boots is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to assist in providing supplies for basic needs to ensure that homeless individuals have a sense of pride and dignity.
Biscuits with Boots' vision is to ensure that basic needs are met for the growing population of homeless individuals in DC. We intend to help any individual because everyone deserves the basic necessities for living.
According to a study conducted in early 2016, the homeless rate in Washington, DC has skyrocketed. There was a 14 percent spike in people experiencing homelessness last year. The most drastic increase in the homeless rate was a 32 percent increase among parents and children.
The inequality that exists in Washington, DC is staggering. The top 5% of DC residents make, on average, $487,000 a year, while the poorest 5% of DC households make, on average, $9,300 a year, and are ranked 31st among the nation's largest 50 cities.
Our care packages give recipients a sense of dignity, despite their homelessness. Every individual, regardless of his or her financial status, deserves the basic necessities for living. It is Biscuits with Boots' mission to ensure that these needs are met for this growing population.