Calvary News
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://bit.ly/TinNc  This past Wednesday was Veteran&…
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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.   Last week I was going through some of the photos as w…
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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 women at Calvary. This is one couple’s crusade-…
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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://tinyurl.com/yh6eqzz Here’s a change.org comme…
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Calvary Holds Women’s Health Fair
Blood pressure screening “There was a great feeling in the room. It was wonderful to see all the smiles on the faces of the women,” said Trish, a volunteer at Calvary’s recent Women’s Health Fair. Women come to Calvary with a myriad of health…
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Friday Round-up: This week in the news
Monday of this week was International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Read the statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights here:  http://is.gd/4r6fh Tackling homelessness will lead to lower health care costs.  http://ow.ly/viC7 97 y…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
• Budget Cuts: The DC City Council has held two hearings about the funding cuts to homeless service agencies – including Calvary – and there is pressure to restore the funds. We will keep you posted as events continue to unfold. http://…
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Friday Round-up: This week in the news
Here’s all the news from this week: Mental Illness Awareness, Budget Cuts Updates and more! • DC budget cuts will impact families like these, can you help? http://tinyurl.com/ycx7wyr • A Washington Post piece on Chef Juliette Tahar, a Calvary v…
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DC Government Slashes Funding to Calvary, Other Agencies
A Note From Kristine Thompson, Executive Director The District of Columbia Department of Human Services slashed funding this week for some of the city’s most vulnerable women. Calvary Women’s Services was notified Monday, September 28, by The Com…
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