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Home for the Holidays: Monique’s Story
“My first night here I held my daughter’s stuffed animal and cried until I fell asleep.” The week before Thanksgiving last year, Monique came to Calvary Women’s Services. She was sad because she knew she would be away from her ch…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Natalia Li
“Not only do I get to see them succeed, but I also learn from them in the process.” Natalia Li takes time out of her busy schedule to fulfill not one, but two volunteer roles at Calvary Women’s Services. She got started volunteeri…
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Fall Career Fair at Calvary Women’s Services
Dozens of women from Calvary Women’s Services and partner agencies attended our annual Fall Career Fair on November 8th. From morning until early afternoon, women had the opportunity to discuss their qualifications and job opportunities with a div…
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2018 Holiday Wish List
This holidays season, please consider donating items from Calvary Women’s Services’ Holiday Wish List. We believe that every woman has strengths and gifts that allow her to make positive changes for a better life. Your donated items will…
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Janet Finds Her Strength
Janet always wanted the best for her family. When her mother’s health began to decline, Janet put her own life on hold. She gave up her job and moved in with her mother so that she could care for her full-time. “I was doing nothing for myself,”…
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Tarriona “Tank” Ball Visits Calvary Women’s Services
Tarriona “Tank” Ball, an award-winning spoken word poet and frontwoman of the group Tank and the Bangas, took time out of her busy schedule (including back-to-back sold-out nights at DC concert venue the 9:30 Club), to give a performance for wo…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Crystal Bailey
When Crystal Bailey received an inquiry from Calvary staff about facilitating an etiquette class for women experiencing homelessness, it was a request she couldn’t refuse. Since then, she has facilitated a variety of classes as part of our life…
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Home for the Holidays
Join Calvary Women’s Services for an evening of holiday merriment with delicious food and signature cocktails at Altria’s beautiful downtown rotunda. The event will take place on Wednesday, December 5th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. We’ll come…
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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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