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…
May 28, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

Under a new city proposal, those who are homeless in New York City and live in shelters, but have jobs, would be required to put part of their wages into savings. http://bit.ly/9XlGT9 As Memorial Day…
May 25, 2010

Hope Awards Dinner

Last Tuesday night over 150 people came out in support of Calvary’s Ninth Annual Hope Awards Dinner. These folks, some past supporters of Calvary, some new friends, celebrated some local heroes, hea…
May 21, 2010

Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

***It’s been a busy week at Calvary with all our Hope Awards Dinner preparations and post-event follow-up-Here are some pictures from the event! Check back next week for a recap of the night. Seven…
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