December 15, 2010

Simple Joys of the Season

A light snow on the ground.  Watching my children open presents left for them by Santa Claus.  Homemade cookies from recipes passed down by my grandmothers.  “These are a few of my favorite thing…
December 10, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

The Federal Government held a forum this week on the issue of homelessness among Veterans. http://bit.ly/erFb9o These Pittsburgh women have found a fun way to raise money and awareness for women’s…
December 7, 2010

One Woman's Words

One way we work to empower the women who come to Calvary Women’s Services is through our Life Skills educational program. The topics taught in these staff and volunteer-led daily workshops range fro…
December 3, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

Planning on doing some holiday shopping this weekend? Why not add charity shopping to holiday shopping rituals! http://wapo.st/e9MpV6. Take a look at what Calvary is wishing for this holiday season:…
November 30, 2010

5 Ways to Get Involved During the Holiday Sea…

Next to late season snow storms that keep the ski areas open through April, the month between Thanksgiving and Christmas is my favorite time of year.  Everything smells better—evergreen, cinnamon,…
November 26, 2010

Friday Round-Up: Thanksgiving Edition

Local charities face increasing need around holidays: http://wapo.st/aAyRbu 5 myths about hunger in America: http://wapo.st/ffVz1J Just in time for Thanksgiving, a local philanthropist donated $5 mil…
November 23, 2010

2010 Help the Homeless Walkathon Wrap-up

Thanks to all who joined us for the Help the Homeless Walkathon on Saturday. This year marked Fannie Mae’s 23rd time sponsoring this outstanding event to benefit over 130 organizations like Calvary…
November 19, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

This week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. I hope you’re joining us for the Walkathon tomorrow! www.helpthehomelessdc.org The poverty rate in the U.S. rose to 14.3% last year –…
November 19, 2010

Calvary Captain Countdown - 1 more day!

The 2010 Help the Homeless Walkathon is tomorrow morning! I hope you’ll be joining us! For our final day of the Calvary Captain Countdown, we’d like to bring you one last story from a memb…
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