Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • DC shelters are already at or over capacity. What’s going to happen when the cold weather hits? http://tinyurl.com/yzhucxm
  • Families take shelter anywhere they can, including storage units- http://tinyurl.com/yh6eqzz
  • Here’s a change.org commentary on the storage unit phenomenon. Asking the question: “Have we come to value “stuff” more than we value people?” http://tinyurl.com/yab26dp
  • Foreclosures, which can, in many cases, lead to homelessness, have doubled in the Washington area. http://tinyurl.com/yjms86g

Many thanks to Hart Middle School for the excellent mini-walk held this past Thursday! 220 middle schoolers walked for Calvary to combat homelessness. Want to join us for the main event on November 21st? Register at www.helpthehomelessdc.org. Don’t forget to mark Calvary Women’s Services (DC010) as your beneficiary!

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