Metro Fare Card Drive – Women’s March 2019

The #WomensWave is coming! This weekend marks the second anniversary of the 2017 Women’s March. On Saturday, January 19th marches are taking place in cities all across the US, including here in Washington DC.

If you’re planning to attend the march in DC, make a difference for women who are working to overcome their homelessness by donating a metro fare card to Calvary Women’s Services. Donated fare cards will be distributed to women participating in our employment support program, Step Up DC.

Step Up DC provides women with the resources to secure a stable income. Participants sharpen their resumes, research work opportunities, attend job fairs, and practice interviewing. Securing income is a key step for women as they move out of homelessness into independence.

Elisa Davoodi, a volunteer at Calvary, is planning to donate her fare card after the march. “I’m sending my fare card to Calvary because I know they’re doing incredible work for homeless women in DC. I’ve seen firsthand how women are changing their lives through the programs at Calvary, and it is truly uplifting.”

Join Elisa and others making a difference for women by collecting fare cards and sending them to Calvary. It’s the perfect way to cap off a weekend of lifting up women’s voices and highlighting women’s causes.

You can also make a difference by spreading the word about our fare card drive on social media. Download this folder containing memes, and share them with your networks on social media:

2019 Women’s March fare-card drive for Calvary Women’s Services – social media content

Fare cards may be sent to us at:

Calvary Women’s Services
Attn: Sandrine Uwera
1217 Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC 20020

Please include a gift message with your name and address for inventory and acknowledgment purposes.

Questions? Contact Sandrine Uwera at (202) 678-2341 ext. 233 or suwera@calvaryservices.org. Thank you for supporting the women at Calvary!

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