Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • The big news for the day: the 24th annual Help the Homeless Walkathon is tomorrow! We hope to see you on the National Mall tomorrow for the walk. Join Calvary’s team and we’ll have donuts and coffee waiting for you tomorrow morning. Hurry – your last chance to pre-register is 5pm today!
  • It’s National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Here are some events (besides the Walkathon, of course) that took place in the area to raise awareness for homelessness this week: (http://exm.nr/tlM1Dl) and (http://bit.ly/rxZbnh)
  • More discussion on how to measure poverty in America: http://n.pr/upg4ZV

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