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…
October 23, 2009

Friday Round-up: This week in the news

Monday of this week was International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Read the statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights here:  http://is.gd/4r6fh Tackling homelessness will lead to…
October 16, 2009

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

• Budget Cuts: The DC City Council has held two hearings about the funding cuts to homeless service agencies – including Calvary – and there is pressure to restore the funds. We will kee…
October 9, 2009

Friday Round-up: This week in the news

Here’s all the news from this week: Mental Illness Awareness, Budget Cuts Updates and more! • DC budget cuts will impact families like these, can you help? http://tinyurl.com/ycx7wyr • A Washing…
October 2, 2009

DC Government Slashes Funding to Calvary, Oth…

A Note From Kristine Thompson, Executive Director The District of Columbia Department of Human Services slashed funding this week for some of the city’s most vulnerable women. Calvary Women’s Serv…
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