Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Inspirational story about a student overcoming the challenges of being homeless to go on to college at Harvard: http://bit.ly/Nke5Uc
  • UNICEF reports that the US has the second-highest rate of childhood poverty in the developed world: http://bit.ly/KFhwCM
  • A homeless person with a medical condition “is roughly four times more likely to die than a housed person of the same age.” Two Boston-area doctors recently introduced an innovative program aimed to help the most vulnerable: http://bit.ly/KLyLCu
  • Montgomery County District Court working to improve safety measures in domestic violence cases: http://wapo.st/KacTmF

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June 3, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Krystal Ramseur

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Calvary's Summer Wish List

As we continue to welcome more women into our programs during the summer months, we are in need of some essential items. You can help ensure that women arriving at Calvary for the first time are comf…