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Christie’s Story
Christie came to Calvary Women’s Services after fleeing from a violent husband. His last assault was so severe she wound up in the hospital. When she was released from the hospital, she stayed with her sister but she was afraid her husband would fi…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Rubie Williams and the Magic of Haircuts
Rubie (left) with a former resident of Calvary Rubie Williams is a professional hair stylist who has been volunteering at Calvary for over two years. She gives free haircuts and styling services to women on the last Friday of each month. Although som…
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2nd Annual Roseann Finigan Meisburg Health Fair
Calvary Women’s Services hosted the second annual Roseann Finigan Meisburg Health Fair for women on September 20th. Through a series of presentations, women learned how they can manage the physical & mental health challenges that they may be…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Joelle Rudney Connects With Women Through Teaching
Joelle with a GED class participant Joelle Rudney has been a cornerstone of LEAP (Life skills, Education, and Arts Program) since she began volunteering at Calvary Women’s Services a few years ago. Although she has taught many topics, the most pop…
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A Journey to Independence: Betty Finds Hope
“It was a bad situation, and I knew I needed to get out.” Betty was desperate to make a change. Her husband had begun using drugs. He had also become abusive.  After successfully grappling with her own substance addiction issues in the past, Be…
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An Evening of Hope
Join us for a celebration of empowering women at the solarium & rooftop terrace of Hogan Lovells on September 27, 2018. Hogan Lovells is proud to partner with Calvary Women’s Services to announce Hope 2020, a campaign to expand the reach and…
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Cocktails for Calvary
Looking for a great opportunity to learn more about the mission of Calvary Women’s Services in a fun, relaxed environment? Join us on Thursday, September 20th for an evening of craft cocktails and delicious hors-d’oeuvres at stylish Prov…
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Life Skills, Education, and Art’s Program – LEAP
Friday afternoon watercolors class, women recreate artwork by Jacob Lawrence that they saw during a visit to the Phillips Collection At Calvary Women’s Services, our mission is to empower homeless women in Washington, DC, to transform their lives t…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Delia Antemie
Delia Antemie began as as a facilitator for our education classes, and eventually transitioned to an overnight volunteer role when her schedule changed. When asked why she volunteers, she responded “I volunteer because I want to be that perso…
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Summer Job Fair at THEARC
THEARC is a beautiful town hall, education, and arts campus located in Washington, DC’s Ward 8. Dressed in professional attire, carrying polished, well-crafted resumes and brimming with optimism, three women participating in Step Up DC, Calvary…
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