June 21, 2011

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

What do you call a six-run comeback by the Nats, a rare June night that requires a sweatshirt, and a group of Calvary supporters gathered together? ABSOLUTELY PERFECT (of course, if you’re a Cardina…
June 17, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

HUD issued their annual homelessness assessment report to congress this week. Read a summary of this year’s findings here: http://1.usa.gov/l9ovpj Local organizations working to prevent and end hom…
June 14, 2011

A Night of Poetry and Prose

In late May, the Junior League of Washington hosted a “Night of Poetry and Prose” for the women at Calvary. A stage, coupled with dim lights, coffee, and treats made for a fun special event for Ca…
June 10, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Especially with this recent heat wave, summer can be a dangerous time for men and women experiencing homelessness:  http://bit.ly/kGKxWs HUD to tighten regulations for affordable housing efforts: ht…
June 3, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Tight budgets lead agencies to introduce controversial practices for homeless men and women seeking shelter. http://wapo.st/mRsU9x Cuts to mental health funds mean that many with chronic mental illne…
May 31, 2011

Calvary's Life Skills Program: An Opportunity…

Life Skills Leaders Connect! About a week ago, a group of Calvary’s dedicated Life Skills volunteers got together for a “Life Skills Leaders Connect” event at the National Portrait Gallery court…
May 27, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Good news! DC Council Chairman Kwame Brown restores over $23 million in much-needed funding for homeless services in the budget: http://wapo.st/jtjSDN Response to the Washington Post’s piece about…
May 24, 2011

Tenth Annual Hope Awards Dinner

JC Hayward and Mayor Gray with Executive Director Kris Thompson For the past ten years, Calvary Women’s Services has honored individuals in the community who offer hope and support to women in need…
May 20, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

The Washington Post reports on more hurdles for affordable housing http://wapo.st/iQ4ctg and how HUD delays have affected Washington area men and women who are homeless: http://wapo.st/kukGZc How to…
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