Harold Valentine, from Washington, D.C. is 79 years old and doesn't seem to be slowing down when it comes to volunteering for nonprofits to help his community. One of those nonprofits saved his life -- Bread for the City. A soup kitchen that merged with Zacchaeus Medical Clinic, providing health care for uninsured Washingtonians. Randi Abramson, Bread for the City's chief medical officer, became his primary care physician seeing him through two crises. He was invited to sit on the board in 2015 and helps shape the direction of Bread for the City. I have an opportunity to make a visible difference in the lives of a lot of people throughout the District of Columbia, Valentine said. A young man told me, 'Mr. Valentine, it looks like you helped everybody to get ahead except yourself. You helped me to get a job. You helped me to stabilize my family.' "I smiled and said, 'Well that's the way life goes.' But I don't feel that way. I can testify that Bread for the City has really turned me around. It's given me a new lease on life. I really appreciate it.

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