Calvary Women’s Services
Empowering Women to Change their Lives
A guest post from our 2016 Hope Awards Dinner Honoree, Erica May-Scherzer. By operating the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline, we know homelessness is a vulnerability traffickers can prey upon to exploit victims. In fact, hom…
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Nutrition Class Culminates in Unique Vision Boards
Women learn about health, wellness, food, and finances as part of Calvary’s Nutrition Education program. Since the launch of the Nutrition Education Program last October, women at Calvary have been learning more about making informed choices a…
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Calvary’s Board Recognized for Outstanding Leadership
Board members Vicki Sneed, Wasfi Alnabki, and Swafia Lopez Ames We’re so proud to announce that Calvary Women’s Services’ Board of Directors is a finalist for the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s Board Leadership Award! This award…
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Step Up DC
At Calvary Women’s Services, we are committed to growing our programs to best meet the needs of the community and the women we serve. For the last year, our staff has been planning for a new employment placement program that will soon be available…
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Calvary Women’s Services is…
On June 19th Calvary Women’s Services participated in Do More 24, a day when the DC community came together to support over 500 local nonprofits. As part of our celebration, 24 members of the Calvary community – residents, staff, volunte…
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Seeing the World through Geography Class
Do you remember all of the state capitals? Can you name the five world oceans? If you’ve been attending LEAP, then you probably can! It all started with a movie. While watching some of the films nominated for this year’s Academy Awards, a group…
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Take Part in Do More 24!
Join thousands of people who will come together to help transform the Washington, DC community! Tomorrow is Do More 24, a daylong fundraising project launched by the local United Way for nonprofits in the Washington, DC region. This 24 hour online e…
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Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News
“That’s another big difference for poor families today. They might have TVs and cell phones, but researchers say they can be more disconnected than ever, from neighbors, work, family, all those social networks that help people through life. 
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LEAP-ing Ahead
Milton, a Tai Chi LEAP instructor, gets into the flow. If you’ve been following the expansion of Calvary Women’s Services this past year, you’ve probably heard us mention LEAP, our Life Skills, Education and Arts Program. Calvary has of…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Katie
Katie started volunteering with Calvary as an overnight volunteer last summer, and has already logged 270 hours of volunteer time! We love working with Katie because she is kind, reliable, and consistent! Katie not only covers her own overnight shif…
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