August 17, 2010

Another (In) Kind of Giving: Part 2

Last month, I shared how important in-kind donations are to the women that live at Calvary.  Just incase this is your first time reading Calvary Comments, or you’re an avid reader in need of a bit…
August 13, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

An example of how programs can change lives: “Say it Loud, Say it Proud: I Used to Be Homeless” from Change.org http://bit.ly/beX4w8 “Bringing health care to the homeless” on Cape Cod…
August 9, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

A new report says a rising number of older women are losing their homes due to poverty and experiencing homelessness. http://bit.ly/aHkTd6 In Seattle hundreds more could be sleeping on the streets if…
July 27, 2010

Another (In) Kind of Giving: Part 1

There is something magical about Monday mornings.  I know that may sound crazy, so let me explain.  The weekend is over, and it’s back to work or school—back to the grind.  Enter work day routi…
July 23, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

From CNN: The job market continues to recover as unemployment rates drop in 39 states. http://bit.ly/9aQVJI There was a lot of news regarding the vote for the extension of unemployment benefits. Here…
July 16, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

The Department of Veteran Affairs has acknowledged that women are nearly four times as likely as men to end up homeless. From NPR “Female Veterans Struggle To Stay Off Streets” http://n.pr/9kx8AI…
July 9, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

The National Alliance to End Homelessness’s first installment of “Examining the Federal Plan”- they begin on their blog with Youth Homelessness. http://bit.ly/du0soX Expenses Up + Wages…
July 2, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

From the Washington Post: Area foundations’ giving dropped 9.6% in 2009 after economy crashed http://bit.ly/b8S8Bk Sen.Tom Coburn (R-Okla) blocks a bill that would provide benefits to female vet…
June 29, 2010

Ask the Nurse Returns

As I reported in our most recent newsletter, one of Calvary’s most popular Life Skills Education classes, Ask the Nurse, has returned! This past week I was able to attend a session with our new volu…
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