March 23, 2010

Thank You Colorado State University

When Megan Miller returns to school on Monday, she’ll no doubt be swapping spring break stories with friends.  But Megan’s stories will be much different than those of her fellow classmates at Co…
March 19, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

A traditional soup kitchen is being converted into a culinary school to train those who are homeless for work as chefs, sous-chefs, etc. http://tinyurl.com/ykol2at On Wednesday, the Senate, with 11 R…
March 16, 2010

Taking Charge of Your Health

Women who are homeless often feel out of control, isolated, and unable to dictate the paths of their own lives. This is especially true when trying to navigate the  myriad  social services  around…
March 12, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

DC’s approach to homelessness- ‘It’s Still Big Buildings Full Of People’ http://bit.ly/dmV3h9 Startling revelations about DC’s shelter for homeless families at DC General: http://bit.ly…
March 9, 2010

Everything you need to know about Breast Canc…

The average woman at Calvary is 45 years old- an age when it is recommended that a woman should receive a mammogram yearly. However, many, coming off the streets or from other emergency shelters, have…
March 5, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

A story about youth homelessness – and the importance of building a bridge for former foster youth http://bit.ly/a0a8iD The Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project began a program to donate…
March 2, 2010

Women at Calvary are writing themselves back…

March is Women’s History Month, and the National Women’s History Project made “Writing Women Back into History” their theme this year. Their website says, “It often seems that the history of…
February 26, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

According to a study by the National Center for Family Homelessness, homeless children experience double the rate of learning disabilities as non-homeless children. This report from Medill Reports Ch…
February 23, 2010

The Power of Stories

Caroline shared her exciting news at a recent gathering of Calvary donors and volunteers.  “I got a promotion in my job.  I even have health insurance now.  But I don’t know how to use it – a…
February 19, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

A New York Times article discusses new research showing that eviction is a particular burden on low-income minority women, often single mothers, who are vulnerable to losing apartments because their…
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