Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • “The percentage of women among sheltered veterans increased by 1.8 percentage points between 2010 and 2011 and by 2.3 percentage points since 2009.” http://huff.to/15CgTT9
  • Today we celebrate International Women’s Day! How are you getting involved? Here are some things happening around the D.C. area: http://wapo.st/Yh4QVi
  •  D.C. is not the only city where homelessness has been growing lately. New York City has seen a massive surge in the need for services lately: http://bit.ly/YHHE5A
  • So many stigmas about mental illness persist, and people continue to be treated unfairly because of their illnesses. How do we fix this? http://huff.to/16ebrqZ

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April 8, 2019

Giving Hope, the 18th Annual Hope Awards Dinn…

What does hope mean to you? With the 18th Annual Hope Awards Dinner coming up on May 8th at the Capital Hilton, we asked members of Calvary Women’s Services’ family to reflect on hope and…
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Sasha-Ann Simons, Reporter at WAMU, to Host t…

We are thrilled to have Sasha-Ann Simons, reporter at WAMU, hosting the 18th Annual Hope Awards Dinner. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 8th at the Capital Hilton from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. PUR…
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Amina's Comeback

“After losing my mom I felt entirely alone. But when I came to Calvary all that changed. I found a community – a sisterhood.” Before coming to Calvary Women’s Services, Amina moved back to…