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…
November 10, 2009

The Faces of Calvary

In my office there are old photos in boxes and newer ones stored on my computer. There are hundreds of them, faces of hundreds of women who have used Calvary as a turning point in their lives.   Las…
November 6, 2009

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

November is Homelessness Awareness Month. Did you know that over 12,000 individuals are homeless in the DC Metro area? Domestic violence and homelessness are entwined issues, especially among the wome…
November 3, 2009

Volunteering: changing your life while helpin…

Joanna, one of our amazing volunteers,  wrote this blog- her experience in becoming a Calvary volunteer.  Interested in joining our team as well? Email us at volunteers@calvaryservices.org I had the…
October 30, 2009

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

DC shelters are already at or over capacity. What’s going to happen when the cold weather hits? http://tinyurl.com/yzhucxm Families take shelter anywhere they can, including storage units- http…
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