Calvary Women’s Services
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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The Spirit of Hope
If you’re a friend of Calvary Women’s Services, you’ve likely come across our mission statement, part of which is emblazoned on our donor wall: to offer a safe, caring place for tonight; support, hope and change for tomorrow. The promise of…
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Meet Our New Case Manager
We’re so pleased to announce our newest staff member, Sheryl, to you on the blog today! Sheryl joined Calvary Women’s Services last month as a case manager. Our case managers work closely with the women at Calvary, creating a personalize…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Women of Faith
Congratulations to the winners of this month’s volunteer spotlight, Women of Faith! Esther, Laura, Gina, Annetta and Dannett provide meals, support, and encouragement to the women at Calvary. As their name indicates, their spiritual faith and des…
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One Year at Good Hope Road with Cindy
Cindy, right, watches on at last December’s ribbon-cutting ceremony. We’ve still celebrating our one-year anniversary at Good Hope Road on the blog!  We’ve heard from our Operations Director, Catherine, who held the reins over the…
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One Year at Good Hope Road with Peter
As you may have read in yesterday’s blog post, our move to Good Hope Road was no small endeavor for our residents, staff, volunteers, and other friends. Peter, a dedicated overnight volunteer at Calvary since 2012, spent a significant amount of…
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One Year at Good Hope Road with Catherine
As Operations Director at Calvary Women’s Services, it’s not unusual for Catherine Bisson to have her hands full. Catherine oversees all operations logistics at Calvary, and at this time last year, she was at the helm of the move for our…
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Looking Back: One Year at Good Hope Road
From the day we brought the moving boxes through the door, the staff, volunteers, and residents of Calvary Women’s Services have been busy making use of our new home on Good Hope Road. After one year in this amazing space, we’re enjoying the chan…
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Safe Housing is a Public Health Issue
National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week began last Saturday, and in the District of Columbia, chronic homelessness in the District of Columbia remains a serious problem. In 2013, nearly 7,000 DC citizens identified as homeless.  Homelessness aff…
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Calvary’s Core Values
It’s common for businesses and nonprofit organizations to develop a set of core values that reflect their mission statements and philosophy, and we have done the same at Calvary Women’s Services. Having established core values can help the public…
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