Calvary News
Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.
Since 1986, Americans have observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a way to honor the life & achievements of the civil rights leader. To celebrate, women at Calvary Women’s Services took a moment to reflect on Dr. King’s legacy and…
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Metro Fare Card Drive – Women’s March 2019
The #WomensWave is coming! This weekend marks the second anniversary of the 2017 Women’s March. On Saturday, January 19th marches are taking place in cities all across the US, including here in Washington DC. If you’re planning to attend…
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Grace’s Story
“I was panicked. I had relied on my husband for so much, but just like that, he turned on me. I felt like I was endlessly falling in a deep hole.” Before Grace arrived at Calvary Women’s Services, she and her husband had just moved to DC.…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Sirisha Bonda
Sirisha Bonda (right) with Elaine Johnson, Calvary’s Senior Manager of Education & Programs Sirisha Bonda was introduced to Calvary through her fellowship with Service Never Sleeps (SNS), a nonprofit organization that empowers individuals and c…
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Home for the Holidays: Monique’s Story
“My first night here I held my daughter’s stuffed animal and cried until I fell asleep.” The week before Thanksgiving last year, Monique came to Calvary Women’s Services. She was sad because she knew she would be away from her ch…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Natalia Li
“Not only do I get to see them succeed, but I also learn from them in the process.” Natalia Li takes time out of her busy schedule to fulfill not one, but two volunteer roles at Calvary Women’s Services. She got started volunteeri…
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Fall Career Fair at Calvary Women’s Services
Dozens of women from Calvary Women’s Services and partner agencies attended our annual Fall Career Fair on November 8th. From morning until early afternoon, women had the opportunity to discuss their qualifications and job opportunities with a div…
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2018 Holiday Wish List
This holidays season, please consider donating items from Calvary Women’s Services’ Holiday Wish List. We believe that every woman has strengths and gifts that allow her to make positive changes for a better life. Your donated items will…
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Janet Finds Her Strength
Janet always wanted the best for her family. When her mother’s health began to decline, Janet put her own life on hold. She gave up her job and moved in with her mother so that she could care for her full-time. “I was doing nothing for myself,”…
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Tarriona “Tank” Ball Visits Calvary Women’s Services
Tarriona “Tank” Ball, an award-winning spoken word poet and frontwoman of the group Tank and the Bangas, took time out of her busy schedule (including back-to-back sold-out nights at DC concert venue the 9:30 Club), to give a performance for wo…
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