January 11, 2011

New Year, New and Improved Life Skills Progra…

For many years now, the Life Skills program at Calvary Women’s Services has offered a broad range of classes to help educate and empower the women who come to us. By engaging in classes like financi…
January 7, 2011

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

How do we measure poverty in America? A closer look at how the way we define “poverty” could be changing: http://wapo.st/eaqZph Family homelessness may be on the rise for 2011 http://bit.…
January 4, 2011

The Year in Review

2010 was a fabulous year for everyone at Calvary Women’s Services – staff, volunteers and residents.  As we head into the new year, we have many accomplishments to celebrate!  A few highlights:…
December 17, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

When the need for shelter grows, resources aren’t always easy to access: http://wapo.st/fOq3L3 Has the U.S.’s foreclosure prevention program lived up to its expectations? http://wapo.st/e2ruW…
December 15, 2010

Simple Joys of the Season

A light snow on the ground.  Watching my children open presents left for them by Santa Claus.  Homemade cookies from recipes passed down by my grandmothers.  “These are a few of my favorite thing…
December 10, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

The Federal Government held a forum this week on the issue of homelessness among Veterans. http://bit.ly/erFb9o These Pittsburgh women have found a fun way to raise money and awareness for women’s…
December 7, 2010

One Woman's Words

One way we work to empower the women who come to Calvary Women’s Services is through our Life Skills educational program. The topics taught in these staff and volunteer-led daily workshops range fro…
December 3, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

Planning on doing some holiday shopping this weekend? Why not add charity shopping to holiday shopping rituals! http://wapo.st/e9MpV6. Take a look at what Calvary is wishing for this holiday season:…
November 30, 2010

5 Ways to Get Involved During the Holiday Sea…

Next to late season snow storms that keep the ski areas open through April, the month between Thanksgiving and Christmas is my favorite time of year.  Everything smells better—evergreen, cinnamon,…
1 46 47 48 49 50 57

Latest Tweets