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Partnership with UN Foundation Brings New Opportunities to Women at Calvary
We were approached by the UN Foundation’s DC office about incorporating Calvary into their community engagement activities leading up to International Women’s Day (March 8) and gladly accepted their offer. Over the course of two days in February, volunteers from the Foundation led a job search bootcamp on site at Calvary, and facilitat…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Kendall Kirk
This month we are excited to extend a warm welcome to Kendall Kirk, our new intern for the spring semester. Kendall is a sophomore at George Washington University, and is working at Calvary three days per week. She’ll be supporting our educatio…
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Dolores Huerta to Receive Hope Award at Calvary’s 16th Annual Hope Awards Dinner
The Hope Awards Dinner, now in its sixteenth year, is an inspiring event when Calvary Women’s Services’ community comes together to celebrate the success of the women in our programs. As part of this celebration, Calvary presents the Hope Award t…
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Signing the Lease for Her New Home
I thought, “Wow, anyone can end up in this situation.” On the day she signed the lease for her new apartment, we sat down for a conversation with Joan, a woman who lived at Calvary as part of our transitional housing program. She talked about her…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Susan Henry
Meet Susan Henry. Susan has been an overnight volunteer with Calvary for two years, and covers the same Friday shift each month. Susan goes above and beyond the typical responsibilities of an overnight volunteer – if there isn’t a planne…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Emily Kathryn Winship
Emily Kathryn Winship has been a loyal Calvary volunteer for nearly five years. Since May 2015, she has lead an art-focused LEAP class every Friday. She is consistent and very involved in many aspects of Calvary’s programs, and is also one of o…
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Holiday Wish List
As the holidays approach, Calvary is seeking donations of items on our Holiday Wish List. Items will be given out in holiday gift baskets, and will be used throughout the coming year as we welcome more women to Calvary. Please consider making a donat…
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Support Calvary Women’s Services for Giving Tuesday 2016
UPDATE – Giving Tuesday is live! Donate to support Calvary’s goal of raising $10,000 to support critical programs for women who are homeless in Washington, DC.    Join Calvary Women’s Services for a global day of giving on Giv…
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In Her Words: Women Share “Songs of Myself” Original Poetry
Brown Skin Brown like bubbling brown sugar Soft as silk I love the skin I’m in Brown skin, talk about your brown skin I don’t know where yours ends or where mine begins Like a deep pot of chocolate, smooth Velvety, shiny, brown     Nos…
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