May 31, 2011

Calvary's Life Skills Program: An Opportunity…

Life Skills Leaders Connect! About a week ago, a group of Calvary’s dedicated Life Skills volunteers got together for a “Life Skills Leaders Connect” event at the National Portrait Gallery court…
May 27, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Good news! DC Council Chairman Kwame Brown restores over $23 million in much-needed funding for homeless services in the budget: http://wapo.st/jtjSDN Response to the Washington Post’s piece about…
May 24, 2011

Tenth Annual Hope Awards Dinner

JC Hayward and Mayor Gray with Executive Director Kris Thompson For the past ten years, Calvary Women’s Services has honored individuals in the community who offer hope and support to women in need…
May 20, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

The Washington Post reports on more hurdles for affordable housing http://wapo.st/iQ4ctg and how HUD delays have affected Washington area men and women who are homeless: http://wapo.st/kukGZc How to…
May 6, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Former Hope Awards honoree, Michelle Singletary,  on the federal budget — HUD faces millions in cuts to vital housing counseling programs that prevent homelessness: http://wapo.st/knqM5X Yet a…
April 29, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Illegal treatment from landlords has been creating unnecessary barriers for District residents looking for affordable housing: http://wapo.st/k204cl An impossible choice — rising costs leave ma…
April 19, 2011

Celebrating "Hope"

Ten years ago, Calvary Women’s Services held the first Hope Awards Dinner to recognize people whose work – either volunteer or professional – lifts up our community.  At the time, one member of…
April 15, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

A shocking story – despite Florida’s laws against hate crimes targeting people who are homeless, some individuals are cruelly taken advantage of when they are most vulnerable: http://bit.ly/g0TBW…
April 1, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Good news on the unemployment front… no April foolin’! http://n.pr/gkaRL4 Although for some in the D.C. metro region, there is still a great need for support: http://wapo.st/f1zxAI Today…
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