Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Cool business model – this bike rack business in Cleveland employs men who are homeless to help give them a fresh start: http://bit.ly/XNru70
  • “Successful and Schizophrenic:” one woman’s inspiring story about how a mental illness diagnosis didn’t prevent her from engaging in meaningful work: http://nyti.ms/X65xAb
  • In some parts of the country, housing programs are seeing rising numbers of homeless women in their 60’s and older: http://cbsloc.al/WCFTXp
  • Bringing medical care to men and women who are homeless: http://usat.ly/X3FQjK

Recent Posts

Back to Blog
January 31, 2019

Volunteer Celebrates Incredible Hike by Fundr…

Would You Hike 20 Miles A Day for 4 Months to End the Cycle of Homelessness for Women in the DMV? Well, that is exactly what Stacy Sawin, a volunteer at Calvary Women’s Services, has planned as she…
January 15, 2019

Metro Fare Card Drive - Women's March 2019

The #WomensWave is coming! This weekend marks the second anniversary of the 2017 Women’s March. On Saturday, January 19th marches are taking place in cities all across the US, including here in…
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…