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…
June 25, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

An excellent article from the The Huffington Post about the TANF Emergency Fund and what’s at state if the Senate doesn’t act soon: Subsidized Jobs Programs Peaking as Expiration Looms. h…
June 22, 2010

Wow is it HOT outside...Summer at Calvary

During the winter we hear so much about people who are homeless and the dangers posed by the cold winter weather.  What people don’t always realize is how dangerous the hot weather can be for those…
June 18, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

Families crowding together into single homes because of the bad economy increased the number of homeless families last year, even as the total number of homeless individuals dropped. http://bit.ly/a4…
June 11, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

Domestic violence and homelessness are, in many cases, interwoven issues At least 25 percent of homeless women in America are homeless because of domestic violence. (from Change.org) http://bit.ly/cj…
June 8, 2010

School’s Out for Summer!

Sunscreen?  Check.  Flip flops?  Check. Volunteering at Calvary?  Check! I’ve used my last few opportunities to write for our blog to boast about our fabulous Calvary volunteers—and I just can…
June 4, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

A group of Philadelphia third graders went before City Council Thursday to draw attention to the problem and let officials know the community needs to come together to end it. http://bit.ly/9EqzB5 Ma…
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