December 20, 2017

I'll be (in my own) home for the holidays

Just in time for Christmas, Jane will be moving out of homelessness and into her own home. She has spent much of 2017 at Calvary Women’s Services, working on improving her health, reconnecting with…
November 3, 2017

Roseann Finigan Meisburg Annual Health Fair

On Thursday, November 2, women at Calvary Women’s Services attended the first Roseann Finigan Meisburg Annual Health Fair. Created in honor of Roseann Finigan Meisburg, the fair offered a day of he…
June 15, 2017

Taking a Leading Role on Women’s Homelessne…

Written by Kris Thompson, Executive Director, Calvary Women’s Services On Friday, June 9th, Calvary hosted a meeting of the Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH)* Women’s Task Force. I was…
January 20, 2016

Addressing the Needs of an Older Population

Severe winter weather has many cities, organizations and citizens working hard to provide services for homeless individuals who may not have a warm place to go. Homelessness takes a serious toll on a…
September 29, 2015

“Your Health” Class Keeps it Real

During a Monday afternoon nutrition class, two volunteer instructors emphasized, “Today’s lesson is not about extremes, but finding the ‘in-between.’” This guidance on being practical and re…
September 25, 2014

Women at Calvary “Fall in Love with Health…

On Monday we welcomed health care professionals and volunteers for the Fall Health Fair, where women had the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about health issues that matter to them. Some…
September 12, 2014

Nursing Students Leading “Your Health” Cl…

Good health sometimes starts with gaining knowledge and asking a lot of questions. A group of four enthusiastic volunteers from the George Washington University School of Nursing are helping women inc…
September 3, 2014

Celebrating Recovery this Month...and Every D…

National Recovery Month celebrates its 25th anniversary this month. Organized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), this year’s National Recovery Month theme is…
August 11, 2014

What's Cooking at Calvary: Mexican Grilled Ch…

Chef Lorna is not afraid to experiment and try new things in Calvary’s Good Hope Kitchen. Recently she was inspired to create a variation on a Mexican chicken dish that she ordered at one of her fav…
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