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,…
November 26, 2010

Friday Round-Up: Thanksgiving Edition

Local charities face increasing need around holidays: http://wapo.st/aAyRbu 5 myths about hunger in America: http://wapo.st/ffVz1J Just in time for Thanksgiving, a local philanthropist donated $5 mil…
November 23, 2010

2010 Help the Homeless Walkathon Wrap-up

Thanks to all who joined us for the Help the Homeless Walkathon on Saturday. This year marked Fannie Mae’s 23rd time sponsoring this outstanding event to benefit over 130 organizations like Calvary…
November 19, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

This week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. I hope you’re joining us for the Walkathon tomorrow! www.helpthehomelessdc.org The poverty rate in the U.S. rose to 14.3% last year –…
November 12, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

Calvary’s Executive Director Kris Thompson received an honorable mention this week for the 2010 EXCEL Award! http://bit.ly/ceNH5B Losing your job doesn’t just take a toll on your pocket, it can h…
November 5, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ended Domestic Violence Awareness Month by introducing new protections for domestic violence victims: http://bit.ly/bDXpdV This survey found there…
October 29, 2010

Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

Curious which three people (living, dead, or fictional) our Executive Director Kris Thompson would have a power breakfast with if she could choose? Find out who inspires Kris in the Catalogue for Phi…
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