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We're Ending Homelessness. Join Us!

Friendship Place is the premier provider of housing services for people experiencing homelessness in the Washington DC region. Our innovative, customized, person-focused programs produce demonstrative and lasting results. We empower our participants to rebuild their lives, find homes, get jobs and reconnect with friends, family and the community, permanently.

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Mayor Bowser at the One-Year Anniversary of the Brooks

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser joined Friendship Place during the one-year anniversary celebration of the Brooks Short-Term facility for families experiencing homelessness. Speakers during the event also included the Brooks family,…

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    Advocacy at Friendship Place

    By Lynn Amano, Friendship Place Director of Advocacy  Here at Friendship Place, advocacy is an important part of what we do to address and prevent homelessness in Metro DC. The…

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    It’s So Much More Than Underwear

    An Interview with Friendship Place’s Chris Cannedy By Martha Adler with Jeannelle D’Isa If you’re new to Temple Micah, you may wonder… Underwear? For the past 22 years, Temple Micah’s…

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    A Big Birthday Gift for our 30 Years

    By Helene Vissiere “I would have never imagined how Friendship Place would flourish. It has changed the sense of the possible,” Jean Duff, one of the cofounders, said during the…

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Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2020, our programs ended or prevented homelessness for 2,664 people, including 606 children in families and 661 veterans. We empowered 200 people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to get jobs through innovative, state-of-the-art job placement services. Friendship Place's programs collectively served a total of 3,432 people in 2020. Make a donation today in support of our work to end homelessness. Questions? Please feel free to call our fundraising office, 202.503.2970.

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