Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • New report: “1 in 4 women surveyed by the government say they were violently attacked by their husbands or boyfriends.” http://huff.to/roG4Z6
  • Did you see this story last week about the rising number of young parents in need of shelter in DC? http://wapo.st/s8AqiW
  • HUD and the Department of Veterans Affairs found that homelessness among veterans has decreased in the last year: http://wapo.st/sbEwau

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March 8, 2019

Calvary Volunteer's Fundraiser Featured on WU…

Last month we told you about Stacy Sawin, an overnight volunteer at Calvary Women’s Services who is hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to raise awareness and fundraise for Calvary. Local news stati…
February 6, 2019

Loretta's Story

Loretta had moved away with her husband. She found a good job as a nurse’s aide at a hospice center. Things were going well until he became abusive. Loretta prayed that it was just a phase, but it…
March 6, 2019

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…