Friendship Place is walking to help end homelessness
Friendship Place’s annual walk to combat homelessness has a big name sponsor and even bigger goals “Several years ago, Fannie Mae held a big walk on the National Mall to…Read More
City Officials, Service Providers Team Up with United Way NCA
On Thursday, October 19th United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) brought together city officials, elected leaders and dozens of local service providers to kick-off Project Homeless…Read More
Project Homeless Connect Event Aims To Help Homeless Get Access To Support Services
The District’s third annual Project Homeless Connect on Thursday saw about 500 people in need gain access to critical support systems and welfare benefits offered by the city. A large…Read More
Amazon Pledges $1 Million For Homeless Shelter In City Vying For HQ2
By David L. Harris–Associate Managing Editor, Boston Business Journal Amazon.com has offered $1 million in matching funds for a homeless shelter in Boston as the city vies for the chance…Read More
St. Mary’s Center Announces $1 Million Match Offer From Amazon To Expand Programs For Families In Need
Boston, Mass. – St. Mary’s Center today announced the biggest, single corporate gift in their history—a $1 million match offer from Amazon—which will enable the agency to expand its reach…Read More
Month: October 2017
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Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2019, our programs ended or prevented homelessness for more than 1,437 people, including 482 children in families and 558 veterans. We empowered 219 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 3,305 people in 2019. Make a donation today in support of our work to end homelessness. Questions? Please feel free to call our fundraising office, 202.503.2970.