2021
Volunteer Spotlight: Fiby Daniel
Last week, we sat down over Zoom to chat with Fiby, who started volunteering with LEAP during the pandemic. Fiby decided she wanted to get more involved with her community. As a current Biology student at UMBC, Fiby loves having an artistic outlet.…
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“You have to be patient with yourself.”
2020 was a tough year for Quiana. Quiana lost a close family member to COVID-19, was laid off from her job, and after leaving an abusive relationship she found herself homeless. Arriving at Calvary Women’s Services Reach Up program, Quiana was…
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Calvary Women’s Services Recognized with the 2021 Nannie Hellen Burroughs Humanitarian Award
Calvary Women’s Services is honored to have been recognized with the 2021 Nannie Helen Burroughs Humanitarian Award at the DC Courts’ Second Annual African American Impact Awards. Calvary’s Chief Executive Officer, Kris Thompson, and Direc…
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Celebrating Black History Month at Calvary
“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.” This is the quote by Angela Davis that hangs on the wall outside the classrooms at Calvary Women’s Services. It serves as a reminder o…
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Let’s Be Strong(Her) Together
Help us be Strong(Her) together by completing one, two, or all of the Strong(Her) Challenges. Donate to the Strong(Her) Fund Donations are critical during this time. We are still spending an additional $1,000 a day due to the pandemic in order to co…
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Corporate Partner Spotlight: CareFirst
Throughout this pandemic, our community has really shown up. Since March, Calvary Women’s Services has adjusted programming and safety protocols to ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of the women and staff. These changes have meant taking on…
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