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,…
November 20, 2009

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 fac…
November 13, 2009

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…
November 10, 2009

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.   Las…
November 6, 2009

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 wome…
October 30, 2009

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…
October 27, 2009

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 F…
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