Press Releases
Step Up DC Joins Skyland: First to Offer Job Placement Services Specifically to Women
Calvary Women’s Services recently expanded its job placement program, Step Up DC, to Skyland Workforce Center. The nonprofit collaborative and pilot site for The Work Place DC offers employment services to adults working toward self-sufficiency and…
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Taking a Leading Role on Women’s Homelessness in D.C. – Introducing the Women’s Services Task Force
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 thrilled by the number of people who attended and…
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Dolores Huerta Honored at 16th Annual Hope Awards Dinner
Left to right: Calvary’s Board Chair Dee Martin, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, honoree Dolores Huerta, former resident Betty Entzminger and Calvary’s Executive Director Kris Thompson. Photo courtesy of Don Baker. Last night, Calvary Wom…
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First Latina Senator, Catherine Cortez Masto, to present at Hope Awards Dinner
We are honored to announce that Senator Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada will be presenting the Hope Award to Dolores Huerta at our 16th Annual Hope Awards Dinner on May 10th. Ms. Cortez Masto is the first Latina U.S. Senator in history and is commit…
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Bank of America and Calvary Women’s Services Partner to Empower Women in Washington, D.C. During Women’s History Month
Support comes as part of Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders® program, which enables high performing nonprofits to address pressing community challenges Washington, D.C. – Calvary Women’s Services announced it is a recipient of the Neighbo…
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Calvary to Host Fall Career Fair
Calvary Women’s Services will host a Fall Career Fair on Thursday, October 6th to introduce women at Calvary to a variety of local job opportunities and employers. Step Up DC, Calvary’s job placement program, connects women in Calvary’s…
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Calvary Women’s Services Receives $25,000 from the Walmart Foundation to Support Step Up DC Job Placement Program
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calvary Women’s Services today announced that it has received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to further its mission of empowering women to end their homelessness and transform their lives. The grant – which was g…
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15th Annual Hope Awards Dinner Draws Attention to Empowerment through Employment
Calvary Women’s Services continued a long tradition of celebrating women’s achievements and raising awareness on the issues facing women who are homeless during its 15th Annual Hope Awards Dinner yesterday. More than $300,000 was donated through…
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15th Annual Hope Awards Dinner to Celebrate Women’s Empowerment
Calvary Women’s Services will host the 15th Annual Hope Awards Dinner on May 18, 2016 and celebrate the accomplishments of women who overcome homelessness and empower one another to reach their goals. All proceeds from the event will support Calvar…
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Professional Women Give to Calvary Women’s Services through Fashion Fundraiser
Nationally-known fashion designer Nina McLemore opened her upscale boutique in Chevy Chase, Md. last night for a reception to benefit homeless women living at Calvary Women’s Services. McLemore voiced her support of Calvary’s programs and offered…
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