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!

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