Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • “A shortage of affordable housing for larger families with four or more children is a big factor behind crowded conditions at the District’s main family homeless shelter…” http://wapo.st/YJMTCL
  • How the Affordable Care Act will help increase access to mental health services: http://to.pbs.org/Wm9AJC
  • “…shopping for food, especially on a budget, is for many an equally daunting prospect.” http://wapo.st/WraRix
  • Learn how the sequestration will impact funding for job search assistance, violence against women, and more in your state: http://wapo.st/WvZ6az

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December 10, 2020

A Sweet Connection

Catherine, the owner of the Bakers’ Lounge, had never heard of Calvary Women’s Services before November, and now she is one of the reasons that the holidays have been so special for the women at C…
April 9, 2021

Volunteer Spotlight: Fiby Daniel

Last week, we sat down over Zoom to chat with Fiby, who started volunteering with LEAP during the pandemic. Fiby decided she wanted to get more involved with her community. As a current Biology stude…
March 12, 2021

"You have to be patient with yourself."

2020 was a tough year for Quiana. Quiana lost a close family member to COVID-19, was laid off from her job, and after leaving an abusive relationship she found herself homeless. Arriving at Calvary W…