November 14, 2011

Calvary Captain Countdown – 5 Days Until th…

Angela Jones has been volunteering with Calvary for the past six years. She started out as a meal volunteer, but has branched out to volunteering for overnights and life skills classes as well. She…
November 9, 2011

Calvary Captain Countdown – 10 Days Until t…

The other half of the Bolton sister team, Katie, with the story of how she and Liz first got involved with Calvary: “In 2005, my sister (also a Captain!) was looking for volunteer opportunities…
November 7, 2011

Calvary Captain Countdown – 12 Days Until t…

This week for the Countdown, we’re bringing you the stories of two Captains that have more in common than their enthusiasm for the Walkathon – they’re also sisters! First up is Liz Bolton: Liz (…
November 2, 2011

Calvary Captain Countdown - 17 Days Until the…

This is Abie Siegel’s second Walkathon. You may remember that she wrote us a great blog post to close out our Captain Countdown last year! Abie is excited to walk again this year because: “I love…
August 30, 2011

Volunteering: A Family Affair

Ebony Cook first connected with Calvary Women’s Services online while researching opportunities last summer for her daughter to fulfill community service hours she needed for school. This mother-dau…
August 2, 2011

Five Questions for a Calvary Volunteer

Justin Orrison is a newcomer to the Calvary volunteer family! After finding us through Arlington County’s volunteer website, he began this spring as an evening volunteer, welcoming women home at nig…
April 26, 2011

A Volunteer's Story

To wrap up Volunteer Appreciation Month, we have a special guest blogger today. Molly Cohen has been a dedicated overnight volunteer, spending over 35 nights in the past year at Calvary Women’s Shel…
April 8, 2011

Friday Round-up: this week in the news

Women’s health funding is at the center of the potential government shutdown. For the latest: http://wapo.st/gCpClr NPR on hidden ways that budget cuts could disproportionately hurt women: http://n…
March 29, 2011

Volunteer Appreciation Month Kick-off

Western Presbyterian meal volunteers There’s a famous quote by Mark Twain that “actions speak louder than words.” What is often left out of that great line is the second half—“actions speak…
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