Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • It’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Are you getting involved?
  • There’s good news and bad news: homelessness among veterans is dropping, but barriers still remain in the effort to solve the problem of veteran homelessness: http://wapo.st/PRRJeI
  • Cool article about our new neighborhood – an Anacostia resident writes about his hopes for the future of the community:  http://wapo.st/T4H3dh
  • Approximately 70,000 homeless people nationwide were expected to have voted in last week’s election: http://bit.ly/RF0mrq
  • Montgomery County Maryland Homeless Resource Day provided free eye exams and vision care for people who are homeless: http://sacb.ee/WaXI0Q

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September 30, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Rogers

Anna Rogers, front row second from the right, with education program participants Anna Rogers has had the unique opportunity to explore many volunteer roles at Calvary Women’s Services this year…
September 3, 2019

My Own Place to Cook: Mia's Story

“Am I going to have to buy a coffee pot? What about pots and pans? I’m from the South and I like to cook.” This was Mia on the day she moved from Calvary Women’s Services into her own…
August 19, 2019

Cocktails for Calvary - Fall Edition

On Thursday, September 19th join Calvary Women’s Services for the fall edition of Cocktails for Calvary. The event will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Marvin, a mainstay of DC’s eclectic bar…