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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
Over 15 million women are poor and women were 35% more likely to live in poverty than men in ’08 http://bit.ly/dzK9CX At least 43 states have imposed cuts that hurt the most vulnerable residents. http://www.cbpp.org/t266 Fairfax Co. approved a…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
Interesting article on The Neediest Cases Fund in NY and how it helps those facing homelessness stay in their homes http://tinyurl.com/ybeezdn Bessie, the 97yr woman, we posted about a few months ago, whose plight with homelessness was told in The L…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
From over the weekend- one local woman’s experience with homelessness. http://tinyurl.com/ybooqjt This past Monday was Human Trafficking Awareness Day. This blog explains a little bit more about what it is and how you can help. http://bit.ly/7…
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2009- Oh What a Year!
At Calvary Women’s Services, 2009 was a fantastic year.  The women at our programs had many successes – gaining employment, earning diplomas, starting mental health services, maintaining sobriety, and much more.  And, as in years past, every fi…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
●  The extreme cold is going to continue through the weekend…devastating for those who are homeless. http://tinyurl.com/ybcmq8a and http://tinyurl.com/yhe7ava ●  As the crazy frigid temperatures continue, help save the lives of those in o…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
An article in the WaPo on preparing home-cooked meals for local shelters- with Calvary ED Kris Thompson and volunteer Chef Juliette! http://tinyurl.com/y8ccby5 This upcoming Monday is National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day in Washington, DC &…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
Miracle, a local college student, shatters many stereotypes of what it means to be homeless…and she is just one of the many women Calvary has helped this year. She is the focus of this article in the Washington Post. http://tinyurl.com/ybdxc3q An…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
The man who led the nation’s homelessness policy for seven years starts his own nonprofit in San Francisco: http://bit.ly/8hXgx2 Fellow twitterer @hardlynormal was the focus of this great CNN article, which documents his own personal story and…
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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, organized by Fannie Mae, raises funds and awarenes…
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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 facing homelessness- http://bit.ly/3yjppV 12.4 Percen…
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