Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“Under the program, known formally as the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program, or SNAP, a family of four that gets $668 per month in benefits will find that amount cut by $36.” 47M Americans hit by food stamp cuts, starting today (USA Today)

“D.C. officials are projecting a 10 percent increase in the number of families who will be homeless this winter.” D.C. officials trying to prepare to handle increase in homelessness this winter (Washington Post)

“The majority of those surveyed . . . used the meager funds they raised for food.”  Everything You Think You Know About Panhandlers is Wrong (ThinkProgress)

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June 16, 2020

UPDATED: Urgent Needs Wish List

56% of the women living at Calvary have lost their jobs due to the pandemic. Without their income, even basic items that they need can become a new source of stress in their life. Calvary’s life-sav…
March 20, 2020

Urgent Needs Wish List

As the COVID-19 crisis continues and we are all socially distancing at home, there is at least one thing we are all feeling: boredom. For the women at Calvary Women’s Services, boredom can be incred…
March 13, 2020

Update about COVID-19 and Calvary Women's Ser…

Friends like you have kept the doors to Calvary Women’s Services open for more than 35 years through volunteer support, in-kind and financial donations, and more. Standing together, we have made sur…