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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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Celebrating the Holiday Season!
With Thanksgiving under our belts (which after all that turkey, will have to be loosened) the Christmas season is officially upon us.  What does this mean?  It is now socially acceptable to play holiday music (though I’ve had my sounds of the sea…
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Friday Round-up: this week in the news
Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Walkathon on Saturday – with your help, we raised over $130,000 for Calvary’s programs! Here’s the Washington Post’s story on the walk: http://wapo.st/s3iZZo The Washington Examiner reports that domes…
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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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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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