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Anti-Racism Training Series 2023

Please join us this fall for our 2023 Anti-Racism Training Series, to learn how we can grow and advance anti-racist causes in our shared community.


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We're leaving our Calvert Street location. Making a donation? Know where to find us.

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Program Donation Drive

First day of school is around the corner, and several of our programs need your support. We need canned goods, warm meals, toys, and more!

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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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Featured Story

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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    In Remembrance of Joyce Washington

    Dear Friendship Place Community, It is with heavy hearts that we announce the loss of a truly remarkable soul, our dear friend and dedicated staff member, Joyce Washington. As we mourn her…

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    Donate to our Program Donation Drive!

    Friendship Place’s Program Donation Drive is now live! Here are a list of items we need! La Casa Drop-In Welcome Center Valley Place The Brooks To coordinate a donation drop-off…

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  • Volunteers

    How to Start Your Donation Drive

    Friendship Place’s Program Donation Drive is live! And we need your help. Creating your own canned food, toy, or meal drive can be a rewarding way to give back to…

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Your Donation Helps End Homelessness!

Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2022, our programs ended or prevented homelessness for 4,497 people, including 600 children in families and 750 veterans. We empowered 136 people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to get jobs through innovative, state-of-the-art job placement services. Make a donation today in support of our work to end homelessness. Questions? Please feel free to call our fundraising office, 202.957.7834.

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