October 20, 2010

Insider’s Guide to the Walkathon

Last week at Calvary Comments, we brought you our Walkathon Kickoff post. This week, we’d like to give you a little more insight into the event. The Walkathon is sponsored by the Fannie Mae Foundati…
October 15, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

A Letter to the Editor from Senator Cardin, who chaired the recent hearing about hate crimes against homeless men & women: http://bit.ly/9ErypJ With hypothermia season starting in just two weeks,…
October 13, 2010

Kicking off the 23rd Annual Help the Homeless…

The 2009 Calvary Walkers Have you been looking for an active way to make a positive impact in your community this fall? The Help the Homeless Walkathon is right around the corner! This year, the 23rd…
October 8, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Is someone you know affected by a mental illness? Take some time and educate yourself. As a follow-up to our unemployment blog from earlier this week, the…
October 5, 2010

Debunking Myths about Unemployment

Since the economic crisis began, many women who have never been homeless before are coming to our doors for assistance. For many of them, losing their jobs or having their hours cut eventually led to…
October 1, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

Florida just passed a bill that makes attacks targeting homeless individuals a hate crime: http://huff.to/d1ZQOU An interesting take on the gender gap – could mental health be a factor in the ongoi…
September 29, 2010

More Than Money

Having a job is about so much more than just earning an income.  Don’t get me wrong, the money is necessary and critical.  But when I talk to the women at Calvary who have recently gotten a job, I…
September 24, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

With colder weather just around the corner, D.C. vows to improve homeless services this winter: http://bit.ly/cKXhwD Check out the new documentary, The Other City! The film tells the story of the gro…
September 22, 2010

September is National Drug and Alcohol Recove…

This month is National Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month. Many women at Calvary are recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Whether amongst the women themselves, the case managers, the therapist, or…
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