December 21, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

New York Times piece on how the government is working to fight homelessness: http://nyti.ms/T4nfq0 “…individuals who experience mental health symptoms are no more likely than anyone else to commi…
December 14, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

HUD reports steady overall homelessness rates from 2011 to 2012, though numbers of homeless in DC have been continually growing over the last few years: http://nyti.ms/XJPfm2 Good news – the number…
December 7, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

There’s been a recent drop in government donations to food banks, what does this mean for hungry families during the holiday season? http://wapo.st/S7BuZD Domestic violence arrests rise in the Dist…
November 23, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Calvary was featured in Washington City Paper’s 2012 charitable giving guide “Give it Up, D.C. – 70 local nonprofits that are worth your time and money.” Worsening hunger problems…
November 16, 2012

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

It’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Are you getting involved? There’s good news and bad news: homelessness among veterans is dropping, but barriers still remain in the effort to solve th…
November 13, 2012

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness We…

It’s National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. So this week on the blog, we’d like to share some facts you may not have known about homelessness and hunger in the nation’s capital… Home…
October 30, 2012

2012 "Help the Homeless" Community Walk

We are so grateful to all the walkers who joined us – both virtually and in-person – for the Calvary “Help the Homeless” Community Walk over the weekend. On Saturday morning, Calvary friends…
October 18, 2012

Why We Walk

To follow up Tuesday’s post from Walkathon veteran Kris Thompson, one of Calvary’s newest staff members is sharing why she’s walking with Calvary this year. Read on to hear why Walk first-timer…
October 16, 2012

Why We Walk

This week, two members of Calvary’s staff will share why they’re walking with us at Calvary’s Help the Homeless Walk on October 27th. Today, seasoned Walkathon pro Kris Thompson, Calvary’s Exe…
October 9, 2012

The Best Things About the Help the Homeless W…

With the Help the Homeless Walk right around the corner (just 18 days away!), here at Calvary we’re reminiscing about Walkathons past and getting even more excited for this year’s event th…
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