Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • A shocking story – despite Florida’s laws against hate crimes targeting people who are homeless, some individuals are cruelly taken advantage of when they are most vulnerable: http://bit.ly/g0TBWr
  • Did you catch yesterday’s story in the Washington Post? http://wapo.st/dG4BPJ The latest survey of D.C. shows that homelessness is still on the rise
  • In recognition of Equal Pay Day, these myths about the pay gap between men and women may surprise you: http://wapo.st/evM1kJ
  • Today closes out National Volunteer Week. If you are interested in volunteering with Calvary Women’s Services, contact Catherine cbisson@calvaryservices.org to get started!

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April 8, 2019

Giving Hope, the 18th Annual Hope Awards Dinn…

What does hope mean to you? With the 18th Annual Hope Awards Dinner coming up on May 8th at the Capital Hilton, we asked members of Calvary Women’s Services’ family to reflect on hope and…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Rachel Grossman

As a longtime resident of DC, Rachel Grossman had been aware of Calvary Women’s Services for several years. She had often heard about Calvary through her involvement with various community arts…