November 7, 2010

Calvary Captain Countdown – 13 days

Susan Ivey’s favorite Calvary volunteering memory? Meeting a former resident who came back to pick up her mail and hearing how well she is doing now that she has completed Calvary’s program. I…
November 6, 2010

Calvary Captain Countdown – 14 Days!

“It’s hard to think of a better way to spend a beautiful fall morning, and by 11 a.m. you’ve been part of something special that raised money for an issue that’s so important in Washington.”…
November 5, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ended Domestic Violence Awareness Month by introducing new protections for domestic violence victims: http://bit.ly/bDXpdV This survey found there…
November 5, 2010

Calvary Captain Countdown – 15 days!

This will be Gretchen Rydin’s first year walking with us, and we are happy to have her on the team! After being a regular volunteer at Calvary, Gretchen was interested in the Walkathon as a new way…
November 4, 2010

Calvary Captain Countdown – 16 days

Noelle Laing was involved with the Walkathon long before she even moved to D.C. Every year, she would donate to her sister, Calvary’s Development Director Heather Laing, for the annual Walk. Ever si…
November 3, 2010

Calvary Captain Countdown – 17 days

Catherine (R) and Calvary's Executive Director Kris Thompson at this year's Volunteer Appreciation event If you’re a Calvary volunteer, you may already know and love Catherine Bisson… we…
November 2, 2010

With Winter Comes Increased Need for Shelter

Over the last six months, Calvary has received requests for services from over 500 women we could not serve, a rate of two or three women every day. Now that November has started, the city is official…
November 2, 2010

Calvary Captain Countdown – 18 days

Jen Smyers is one of Calvary’s most dedicated volunteers. She spends almost every Monday night at Calvary Women’s Shelter. Why? “I am strongly committed to their model of empowerment and long-te…
November 1, 2010

Calvary Captain Countdown – 19 days

Wasfi Alnabki will be participating in his first Walkathon this year, and so far he’s off to an amazing start! Wasfi serves as the Industry Vice Chair at ACT-IAC Volunteer – and he has already got…
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