donation
A Special Gift from the Heart of CAbi Foundation, an Evening of Pampering, and a New Program
Last night there was a special event at Calvary to celebrate an extraordinary donation. The Heart of CAbi Foundation chose Calvary as one of five winners nationwide for their spring Mother’s Day Clothing Give Away – a gift of 150 items of brand…
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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 in the Washington area – “People don’t…
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Help Make a Home
With the renovations at our new facility on Good Hope Road almost complete, it’s an exciting time at Calvary. We’ve transformed an old, vacant building into a place that will give homeless women a safe place to stay while they work to change thei…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
New report shows that three-quarters of “millennials” (ages 20-35) gave to a nonprofit organization last year. More interesting facts in this study: http://bit.ly/MvvlE6 “The last day of school last week was the last day of stability for many…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Thanks for supporting Calvary, President Obama! http://bit.ly/IBOtNT In other Calvary news, we’re only weeks away from the move to Good Hope Road. Check out the latest photos for a sneak peek of progress on the building! http://bit.ly/zQ8ilM To en…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Registration has started already for the 24th annual Help the Homeless Walkathon…and it was just announced that this is the last year the Walkathon will be held on the National Mall. To walk with us, click “Join Team” here: http://www.helptheh…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Take a look at this recent press about the cooking classes at our Pathways program! http://bit.ly/eztce8 Unfortunately, many states are facing severe budget cuts for mental health programs. See if your state is one of them: http://bit.ly/fOyMrq A re…
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5 Ways to Get Involved During the Holiday Season
Next to late season snow storms that keep the ski areas open through April, the month between Thanksgiving and Christmas is my favorite time of year.  Everything smells better—evergreen, cinnamon, brisk air—and even tastes better (gingerbread, a…
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Friday Round-Up: this week in the news
This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Is someone you know affected by a mental illness? Take some time and educate yourself. As a follow-up to our unemployment blog from earlier this week, the latest stats from the Labor Department today show…
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Another (In) Kind of Giving: Part 2
Last month, I shared how important in-kind donations are to the women that live at Calvary.  Just incase this is your first time reading Calvary Comments, or you’re an avid reader in need of a bit of a refresher, here’s a snapshot: Last year, in…
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