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…
December 18, 2009

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 Homele…
December 11, 2009

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 t…
December 4, 2009

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 a…
November 24, 2009

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,…
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