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Meet Calvary’s Community Engagement Coordinator
Arielle Baker became the newest addition to Calvary’s team when she started as our Community Engagement Coordinator last month. Volunteers and donors will get to know Arielle very well as she oversees volunteer opportunities and the in-kind donatio…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
This article says ending homelessness should start locally – right here in D.C. What do you think? http://huff.to/MyJe2X New York City’s guaranteed shelter policy attracts more homeless families than local organizations have space for: http://ny…
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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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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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Another (In) Kind of Giving: Part 1
There is something magical about Monday mornings.  I know that may sound crazy, so let me explain.  The weekend is over, and it’s back to work or school—back to the grind.  Enter work day routine here—alarm, breakfast, coffee, ride on a crow…
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Giving Back this Holiday Season
Every December I find myself spending a lot of time in the basement at Calvary Women’s Shelter.  Usually I try to get out of going down there.  It looks a lot like what you are picturing, and, not being a huge basement, it can be challenging to n…
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