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Calvary Women’s Services Receives $25,000 from the Walmart Foundation to Support Step Up DC Job Placement Program
Calvary Women’s Services today announced that it has received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to further its mission of empowering women to end their homelessness and transform their lives. The grant – which was given to the organizat…
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Roseann Finigan Meisburg Annual Health Fair
On Thursday, November 2, women at Calvary Women’s Services attended the first Roseann Finigan Meisburg Annual Health Fair. Created in honor of Roseann Finigan Meisburg, the fair offered a day of health education and empowerment for women. Through…
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Calvary’s Board Recognized for Outstanding Leadership
Board members Vicki Sneed, Wasfi Alnabki, and Swafia Lopez Ames We’re so proud to announce that Calvary Women’s Services’ Board of Directors is a finalist for the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s Board Leadership Award! This award…
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Step Up DC
At Calvary Women’s Services, we are committed to growing our programs to best meet the needs of the community and the women we serve. For the last year, our staff has been planning for a new employment placement program that will soon be available…
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Seeing the World through Geography Class
Do you remember all of the state capitals? Can you name the five world oceans? If you’ve been attending LEAP, then you probably can! It all started with a movie. While watching some of the films nominated for this year’s Academy Awards, a group…
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Three Cheers for the Taproot Foundation!
It’s National Volunteer Week, and thanks to the Taproot Foundation, we’re growing our volunteer program in 2014!  The Taproot Foundation is a leader in the pro bono movement, connecting professionals with non-profit organizations where they…
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LEAP-ing Ahead
Milton, a Tai Chi LEAP instructor, gets into the flow. If you’ve been following the expansion of Calvary Women’s Services this past year, you’ve probably heard us mention LEAP, our Life Skills, Education and Arts Program. Calvary has of…
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Monica’s Story
“When I came to Calvary, I knew this was my chance to better myself.” Monica moved to the Washington, DC area with her sister, but after a death in the family, she was left alone. She explains, “I just wasn’t prepared. I didn’t have any mon…
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Looking Back: One Year at Good Hope Road
From the day we brought the moving boxes through the door, the staff, volunteers, and residents of Calvary Women’s Services have been busy making use of our new home on Good Hope Road. After one year in this amazing space, we’re enjoying the chan…
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A Grant from the Walmart Foundation Launches a New Nutrition Education Program at Calvary
We are so proud to announce that the Walmart Foundation has chosen Calvary Women’s Services to be the recipient of a $25,000 grant to be used for our new Nutrition Education Program! The Nutrition Education Program will include a wide variety of n…
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