Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • “A new study finds social media like Twitter and Facebook tear down economic and geographic barriers to help homeless people connect to their families and support networks.” http://wapo.st/NxaCO1
  • More on the challenges of students who are returning to school this fall while experiencing homelessness: http://bit.ly/QJE9Et
  • Older Americans are more and more likely to face food insecurity: http://huff.to/QTt0kx

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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…
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…
March 5, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: The Price Family

Anna and Everett Price are meal volunteers at Calvary Women’s Services. Once a month they bring dinner to women at Calvary, but they don’t do it alone. Each month the Prices bring their c…