2017
Looking Ahead to 2018
As 2017 comes to a close, at Calvary Women’s Services we are reflecting on the stories of women who have moved out of homelessness and into independence. We are also planning ahead for 2018 and taking note of the items we will need to continue…
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A Miracle Birth at Calvary
Written by Kris Thompson, Executive Director at Calvary Women’s Services   I opened the envelope from a long-time supporter and out fell an old newspaper article. “We had a baby on Jan. 19 – all 31 of us,” it began. “We were all up…
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I’ll be (in my own) home for the holidays
Just in time for Christmas, Jane will be moving out of homelessness and into her own home. She has spent much of 2017 at Calvary Women’s Services, working on improving her health, reconnecting with her family, and more. Jane says what really has ma…
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Volunteer Spotlight: DC NOW
The DC chapter of the National Organization of Women (DC NOW) (their Communications Director, Vice President and President are pictured on the left) has been volunteering with Calvary for just over a year and we couldn’t be more thankful for th…
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Join Calvary on Giving Tuesday
Join Calvary Women’s Services for a global day of giving on Giving Tuesday – November 29, 2016. This year, we’re calling on our most dedicated supporters to join us by setting up a personal fundraising page for Giving Tuesday. Now thro…
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2017 Holiday Wish List
As the holidays approach, consider donating items off Calvary’s Holiday Wish List. Items will be given to women who are currently staying in our housing programs as they work to build stronger futures for themselves. We strive to make sure each…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Our Growing Volunteer Family!
There are few things more exciting than having Calvary’s volunteer program grow with new members. Recently, the volunteer program gained two new members in a very special way. Two of our very dedicated volunteers recently gave birth to two bea…
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Roseann Finigan Meisburg Annual Health Fair
On Thursday, November 2, women at Calvary Women’s Services attended the first Roseann Finigan Meisburg Annual Health Fair. Created in honor of Roseann Finigan Meisburg, the fair offered a day of health education and empowerment for women. Through…
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Partner Spotlight: Fabrangen Tzedakah Collective
Today we’re featuring one of our longest-standing partners, the Fabrangen Tzedakah Collective, which has been a dedicated supporter of Calvary Women’s Services since 1989, not long after Calvary was founded. Through three decades of sup…
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Dressing the Part: Lessons in How to Best Present Yourself as a Job-Seeker
Last week, volunteers from Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) DC came to Calvary to lead a workshop for women in our job placement program. Entitled “Dressing the Part”, the workshop provided practical advice to job-seeking women at Cal…
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