Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Illegal treatment from landlords has been creating unnecessary barriers for District residents looking for affordable housing: http://wapo.st/k204cl
  • An impossible choice — rising costs leave many families to decide between food & shelter: http://huff.to/i5Kpxk
  • Services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault may take in hit in DC’s budget: http://tbd.ly/f5UbOU
  • In case you missed it, formerly homeless men and women enrolled in DC Central Kitchen’s culinary job training program helped out with last Sunday’s Easter Egg Roll at the White House: http://bit.ly/g3IS7Y

In Calvary news, the Hope Awards countdown continues…only 18 more days till the big event! Don’t miss out, get your ticket here.

New additions to the auction this week: Dinner and tickets to Woolly Mammoth Theatre, a Washington Capitals package for hockey lovers, and a week’s vacation in Mexico!

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