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A Mother-Daughter Reunion
Both of Rhomika’s parents died before she was 10 years old. Until recently, she spent most of her life in foster care and moving from place to place. Now she is doing everything she can to be a strong, supportive mother for her young daughter. That…
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Finding Common Ground through Theater
Calvary Women’s Services had the opportunity last week to join the Theater Alliance for the world premiere of Spark, a play featuring strong female leads that delves into themes including recovery from trauma, poverty, strained relationships and he…
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Happy Thanksgiving from Calvary!
With the holidays right around the corner, many of us are reflecting on the things we are thankful for at this time of year. On Thanksgiving here at Calvary, we are always grateful for the fantastic volunteers who will provide holiday meals for women…
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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-daughter duo have been serving monthly meals at our P…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
An example of how programs can change lives: “Say it Loud, Say it Proud: I Used to Be Homeless” from Change.org http://bit.ly/beX4w8 “Bringing health care to the homeless” on Cape Cod.  Providing health care is not enough for indivi…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
The Department of Veteran Affairs has acknowledged that women are nearly four times as likely as men to end up homeless. From NPR “Female Veterans Struggle To Stay Off Streets” http://n.pr/9kx8AI A blog from Arianna Huffington at The Huffington…
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Friday Round-Up: This week in the news
Families crowding together into single homes because of the bad economy increased the number of homeless families last year, even as the total number of homeless individuals dropped. http://bit.ly/a4BwuN On 6/22, the USICH will release the nation…
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