Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • With community-based mental health resources still dwindling, who takes over? http://wapo.st/eWBbQF
  • Cutting jobs for low-income, elderly Americans could lead to rise in homelessness for a very vulnerable population: http://bit.ly/fMnT0F
  • Every year, thousands of people experience their first night homeless — here’s one story: http://huff.to/ezwT0Z

In other news, the Hope Awards Dinner is less than a month away! Buy your ticket here.  New silent auction items added this week… lunch with two former Washington Redskins players, a one-week stay at a New Jersey beach house, dance classes, and Nationals tickets!

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April 1, 2019

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…
April 3, 2019

Amina's Comeback

“After losing my mom I felt entirely alone. But when I came to Calvary all that changed. I found a community – a sisterhood.” Before coming to Calvary Women’s Services, Amina moved back to…
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Helen's Story

Before coming to Calvary Women’s Services, Helen had a good job as a clinical technician at a DC hospital. Unfortunately, during one of her shifts, she suffered an injury. Initially, she was able to…