2019
Volunteer Spotlight: Cheryl Williams
Cheryl Williams volunteers at the front desk of Calvary Women’s Services on a weekly basis. A former nonprofit management professional and school teacher, she is now retired and enjoys the opportunity to fill her schedule with meaningful volun…
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My Own Place to Cook: Mia’s Story
“Am I going to have to buy a coffee pot? What about pots and pans? I’m from the South and I like to cook.” This was Mia on the day she moved from Calvary Women’s Services into her own apartment. “Then my case manager opened the cab…
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Cocktails for Calvary – Fall Edition
On Thursday, September 19th join Calvary Women’s Services for the fall edition of Cocktails for Calvary. The event will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Marvin, a mainstay of DC’s eclectic bar scene located at the heart of the lively U Street…
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Determined to Be Successful: Debra’s Story
“I lost my job, my health, my home, and my self-esteem.” Before arriving at Calvary Women’s Services, Debra was struggling with alcohol abuse. For over 20 years she had kept her sobriety, supporting her large family and everyone ar…
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Calvary’s Summer Wish List
As we continue to welcome more women into our programs during the summer months, we are in need of some essential items. You can help ensure that women arriving at Calvary for the first time are comfortable and feel at home by providing basics such…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Emma Voiles
This summer at Calvary Women’s Services we are fortunate to have another intern join us from the University of Colorado Boulder. Originally from Denver, Emma Voiles is serving as our Community Engagement Intern. She is preparing to enter her f…
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Supporting Calvary Through Partners for Tomorrow: Kathy & Teri Doxsee
Kathy and Teri Doxsee have made it a point to empower women on a regular basis who are working to overcome their homelessness at Calvary Women’s Services. They are members of our Partners for Tomorrow program. Through monthly, quarterly, and a…
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Finally At Home: Deborah’s Story
“My Mom always told me that my name should have been ‘Determined.’ I just kept focused on what I wanted to do.” Before coming to Calvary Women’s Services, Deborah struggled with chronic homelessness for several years. S…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Melissa Reinberg
Melissa Reinberg facilitates a weekly negotiation skills class at Calvary Women’s Services as part of our education programs. Along with her colleague, Iris Barnett, Melissa leads group activities that demonstrate different techniques and appr…
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Calvary Women’s Services Recognized as Red Hot Nonprofit by DCA Live
Washington, DC – Calvary Women’s Services has been named one of 25 Red Hot Nonprofits by DCA Live, a group that spotlights the fastest-growing companies and most dynamic professionals in the Washington, DC region’s legal, association and n…
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