Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

This week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week. Are you doing your part to make a difference?

  • Unemployment rates have risen in 29 states and DC, as these rates rise, more will end up facing homelessness- http://bit.ly/3yjppV
  • DC Public Enemy performed throughout the streets of DC this past Wednesday to raise awareness around homeless youth. http://tinyurl.com/yf7pj54
  • An online “one stop shop” for homeless services launched in Tampa courtesy of the founder of Wikipedia http://tinyurl.com/yg5y6fx

The 22nd Annual DC Help the Homeless Walkathon kicks off tomorrow! Still haven’t registered? No problem! Just head on down to the National mall tomorrow and visit the Day-Of Registration tent, mark Calvary Women’s Services as your beneficiary organization, and then meet us by the carousel for coffee and donuts!

Recent Posts

Back to Blog
January 7, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Sirisha Bonda

Sirisha Bonda (right) with Elaine Johnson, Calvary’s Senior Manager of Education & Programs Sirisha Bonda was introduced to Calvary through her fellowship with Service Never Sleeps (SNS), a nonp…
January 15, 2019

Metro Fare Card Drive - Women's March 2019

The #WomensWave is coming! This weekend marks the second anniversary of the 2017 Women’s March. On Saturday, January 19th marches are taking place in cities all across the US, including here in…
February 6, 2019

Loretta's Story

Loretta had moved away with her husband. She found a good job as a nurse’s aide at a hospice center. Things were going well until he became abusive. Loretta prayed that it was just a phase, but it…