Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

Budget Cuts: The DC City Council has held two hearings about the funding cuts to homeless service agencies – including Calvary – and there is pressure to restore the funds. We will keep you posted as events continue to unfold. http://tinyurl.com/ylpw9wg

•  Many are afraid of those living with mental illness; however, this is completely unfounded and is just another cause of stigma. http://bit.ly/1yGQi

•  “Pesky Panhandlers” are People Who Need Homes: http://tinyurl.com/ylm2bwf

•  She was born one week before the Titanic sunk….and now, she’s 97 and homeless. This is one woman’s story of homelessness: http://tinyurl.com/ygg3rfq

•  High rates of homelessness for veterans isn’t just a male thing. There are already more than 13,000 homeless female veterans nationwide. http://tinyurl.com/yfoajr8

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