February 26, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

According to a study by the National Center for Family Homelessness, homeless children experience double the rate of learning disabilities as non-homeless children. This report from Medill Reports Ch…
February 19, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

A New York Times article discusses new research showing that eviction is a particular burden on low-income minority women, often single mothers, who are vulnerable to losing apartments because their…
February 12, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

There is a record number of those who are homeless in New York City. http://tinyurl.com/ybeketw With the number of homeless children completely skyrocketing over the past two years.  http://tinyurl.…
February 5, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

It is estimated that 1 in 8 Americans turned to food pantries and soup kitchens in 2009. http://tinyurl.com/yeoxqgw A recently founded nonprofit, Clean the World recycles soap, shampoo and lotion dis…
February 2, 2010

Thank You Calvary Board of Directors

It’s not every executive director who can brag about her Board of Directors.  I consider myself quite lucky on this account.  In fact, in most gatherings of nonprofit executives that I attend the…
January 29, 2010

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 resident…
January 22, 2010

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…
January 15, 2010

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 abou…
January 12, 2010

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…
January 8, 2010

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 temper…
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