Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • This chart from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that women only earn a median of 81.8% of what their male counterparts make – and the numbers vary by race and occupation. See the break-down here: http://bit.ly/efFxyT
  • HUD reports 20% jump in “worst case needs” 7.1 million households paid more than half their income for rent or lived in substandard housing. http://bit.ly/frtnDT
  • Labor report: jobless claims dropped last month… could it be the weather?
  • New college survey results show a widening gender gap in mental health on campuses across the nation: http://bit.ly/hxzGEC

  • One woman’s story of learning to live a full life despite having a chronic illness.

Recent Posts

Back to Blog
May 16, 2024

Volunteer Spotlight: Christ Church Washington…

Calvary Women’s Services is thankful for the dedicated meal volunteers who ensure the women we serve have access to warm and nutritious meals on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. We’re excited to…
April 23, 2024

Volunteer Spotlight: Junior League of Washing…

The ongoing success of Calvary Women’s Services programs would not be possible without the dedication of volunteers who have supported us from our founding to the present day! During Volunteer Appre…
April 26, 2024

An Unforgettable Night: 2024 Hope Gala Recap

The 2024 Hope Gala proved to be an unforgettable night as we celebrated 40 years of women transforming their lives through Calvary Women’s Services’ programs! Each day, our community empo…