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Homeless LGBTQ youth advocate Friendship Place partners with Amazon – Metro Weekly – July 3 2017

Amazon matches donations to Friendship Place up to $1M to help DC’s homeless – Fox 5 – July 3 2017

Friendship Place Announces $1 Million Match Offer from Amazon – Press Release – June 28 2017

Viewpoint: Anne Frank House is sterling local example – Current Newspapers – June 21 2017

Volunteer Drivers for Food Rescue US Reroute D.C.’s Excess Food to the Homeless – Washington City Paper – June 15 2017

Friendship Place To Host Groundbreaking Symposium On LGBTQ Youth Homelessness National Experts and Youth Advocates to Join Community Discussion at George Washington University– press release – April 12 2017

Friendship Place takes a nontraditional approach to helping homeless LGBTQ youth – Metro Weekly – April 6 2017

Urban Centers are Contested Territory in Fight to End Veteran Homelessness – Street Sense – April 5 2017

Jaffe Report: Erratic Policy Threatens Homeless Families as Cold Sets In – NBC Washington – December 16 2016

Second Chances Take Center Stage at Project Homeless Connect – Street Sense – November 2 2016

Friendship Place Celebrates 25 Years of Innovative Solutions to Combat Homelessness – Press Release – October 16 2016

Text alerts to food and shelter by HopeOneSource – WUSA 9- October 13 2016

National Conference Hopes to End Homelessness Among Veterans – NBC 4 Washington – June 2016

Obama family serves Thanksgiving dinner to homeless and vets – CNN – November 2015

First family visits D.C. shelter, highlights homeless veterans’ plight – Washington Post – November 2015

VIDEO: Obama family serves homeless veterans on Thanksgiving eve – Washington Post – November 2015

The Obamas serve meals at DC homeless center – MSNBC – November 2015

First Family join forces to serve homeless veterans Thanksgiving dinner – Daily Mail – November 2015

Concrete Details: La Casa in Columbia Heights Is a Rare Aesthetic and Policy Success – October 15 2015

Housing Facility Raises Bar for City Homeless Services – Street Sense – December 2014

Friendship Walks Promo & Discussion on Homelessness with Jean-Michel Giraud and Jermaine Hampton – 93.9 WKYS EZ STREET Show October 5, 2014

On Pace: Ending Veteran Homelessness in DC – WTOP – July 1, 2014

Helping Homeless Veterans Get Back on Track – WUSA9 – June 5, 2014

Shontay Alexander Story Prompts Help – WUSA9 – May 27, 2014

The Homeless Get Hired Through AimHire – WUSA9 – May 10, 2014

DC’s new status quo: homeless families, children left in the cold – Huffington Post – February 21, 2013

WAMU Community Minute: Friendship Place – WAMU 88.9 – January 2013

Harry Jaffe: D.C. homeless families in the cold for inauguration – Washington Examiner – January 16, 2013

100 Jobs for DC’s Homeless Residents – Huffington Post – January 8, 2013

The road from a statistic to a shot at stabillity – Washington Examiner – December 25, 2012

Homeless for the Holidays – Huffington Post – November 30, 2012

Ending Homelessness Among Veterans – Kojo Nnamdi Show WAMU88.5 – November 15, 2012

Federal Spending Helps Combat Local Veteran Homelessness – Street Sense – November 14, 2012

The Nation’s Capital Prepares for Hypothermia Season – Huffington Post – October 3, 2012

Hero Central: AimHire Helps Homeless Find Work – WUSA9 – September 24, 2012

HERO CENTRAL: AimHire Helps Homeless Find Work – September 19, 2012

Welcome Home, Erma! – 100,000 Homes Campaign – August 13, 2012

Ending US Homelessness Starts Locally – Huffington Post – July 2012

Congrats to Friendship Place! – Bittersweet Zine – July 25, 2012

Veterans groups net homelessness grants – The Current [p.4] – July 25, 2012

Friendship Place Awarded Major Grant from Department of Veterans Affairs to Help End Veteran Homelessness – Yahoo News – July 25, 2012

Friendship Place the latest to receive grant for SSVF – Direct VA Loans – July 25, 2012

Grants in Capital Area to Help End Veteran Homelessness – Dept. of the VA – July 20, 2012

Cultivating Community Development: Housing – Bittersweet Zine – Summer 2012

Heat on the Streets: Hyperthermia Puts Homeless at Risk – Huffington Post – June 2012

Taking Stock of a City Plan to End Homelessness – Street Sense – May 17, 2012

“Homefulness,” Not “Homelessness” – Huffington Post – May 2012

DC Central Kithcen helps homeless with food and work skills – The Hill – April 2012

Confronting at Ever-Growing Need – Street Sense – March 21, 2012

Washington D.C. bids farewell to annual Walk for the Homeless – Real Change News – December 7, 2011

A Last Success for National Homeless Walkathon – Street Sense – November 29, 2011

It Is Legal to Be Homeless – Street Sense – November 1, 2011

Winter is Coming: city outlines winter plan for the homeless – Street Sense – October 18, 2011

Homeless walkathon on Mall to end in November – The Washington Post – August 23, 2011

Exponent Award: Jean-Michel Giraud – April 6, 2011

Helping the Homeless is a Way of Life for Micah Members Elka and Sid – Vine – February 2011

Charity leaders win $100,000 grants – The Washington Post – September 27, 2010

2010 Meyer Foundation Exponent Awards – Meyer Fdn – September 2010

A Lifeline for the Homeless – The Washington Post – March 26, 2009

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