December 18, 2009

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

An article in the WaPo on preparing home-cooked meals for local shelters- with Calvary ED Kris Thompson and volunteer Chef Juliette! http://tinyurl.com/y8ccby5 This upcoming Monday is National Homele…
December 15, 2009

The Spirit of Giving

My children made their Christmas lists.  They combed the toy-filled aisles of Target, called their grandparents to convey their wishes, and talked about how they should get their list to Santa.  And…
December 11, 2009

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

Miracle, a local college student, shatters many stereotypes of what it means to be homeless…and she is just one of the many women Calvary has helped this year. She is the focus of this article in t…
December 8, 2009

Giving Back this Holiday Season

Every December I find myself spending a lot of time in the basement at Calvary Women’s Shelter.  Usually I try to get out of going down there.  It looks a lot like what you are picturing, and, not…
December 4, 2009

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

The man who led the nation’s homelessness policy for seven years starts his own nonprofit in San Francisco: http://bit.ly/8hXgx2 Fellow twitterer @hardlynormal was the focus of this great CNN a…
December 1, 2009

‘Tis the Season for Sobriety

This is a challenging time of year for those who struggle with addiction. Routines are interrupted. There is eggnog at Christmas and champagne at New Years, and let’s not forget the holiday parties/…
November 24, 2009

22nd Annual Help the Homeless Walkathon

This past Saturday, November 21, Calvary’s volunteers, residents, Board of Directors, donors and staff members gathered on the National Mall for the Help the Homeless Walkathon.  The annual event,…
November 20, 2009

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

This week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week. Are you doing your part to make a difference? Unemployment rates have risen in 29 states and DC, as these rates rise, more will end up fac…
November 17, 2009

Everything you need to know about depression…

Continuing the conversation on mental illness, we here at Calvary Comments bring you 4 need-to-know answers on depression, a very common illness, especially as we approach the holiday season. What is…
November 13, 2009

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

The Washington Post covers a new report demonstrating the shocking fact that DC welfare recipients don’t know how to find and access the education and hard skills training that is offered. http…
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