Winners from Friendship Place’s Black History Month Arts Contest!
We are so impressed with all the beautiful art submissions for this year’s Black History Month Arts Contest! Participants from Valley Place submitted their designs for a chance to win…Read More
Washington’s Most Notable Black Figures
February is black history month February is Black History Month – a great time to celebrate the achievements and contributions of African Americans, and recognize the immense impact people of…Read More
#BlackHistoryMonth Essential Reading List
Black History Month is here, and we are proud to share our Essential Reading List, brought to you by our Anti-Racism Task Force team. Reading is a great way to…Read More
INVESTING IN THE FUTURE OF HOMELESS SERVICES: HOW MEDICAID IS DRIVING SYSTEMIC CHANGE IN DC’S FIGHT TO END HOMELESSNESS
You can find the link to the original article here. This year, the Partnership has been working to support nonprofit PSH providers as they transition to Medicaid billing. Our partnership…Read More
Friendship Action Network
Thousands of people in DC use housing vouchers. How much should they be worth?
Read what Friendship Place’s Lynn Amano says about rent reasonableness controls. By Annemarie Cuccia on Oct 20, 2022 Last updated Nov 6, 2022 People using housing vouchers in DC spent this past summer in limbo….Read More
Volunteer Opportunity at The Brooks!
VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION Friendship Place – The Brooks PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION: The Homework Club at The Brooks provides resident students with access to reference tools, technology, and volunteers who…Read More
Friendship Action Network
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Vignettes for the Friendship Walk
“I have been living in DC for 18 years and saw many changes. The homeless problem is very bad and visible, and it goes unchecked. We have the responsibility for…Read More
Author: Julyann Moon
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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. 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.