Author: Julyann Moon

      • Volunteers

        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…

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        • Advocacy at Friendship Place

          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…

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          • Volunteers

            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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            • Community

              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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              • Stories

                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…

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                • Stories

                  Meet Charles Williams

                  Before coming to Friendship Place, Charles Williams survived Hurricane Katrina – huddling in the Superdome with his family – and later experienced 8 1⁄2 years of homelessness in Washington, DC,…

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                  • Stories

                    Meet Phillip Mayrant

                    Phillip Mayrant was born and raised in Washington, DC. Although he had a housing voucher, for 8 years Mr. Mayrant experienced maintenance issues in his apartment. Eventually, his apartment became…

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                    • Stories

                      Meet Bryant Helton

                      Bryant Helton’s is a 64 retired Veteran, who has had a long and varied life before coming to Friendship Place. Mr. Helton spent nine years in the Air Force, proudly…

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