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    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 William Plummer

              William Plummer has been a La Casa resident for eleven life-changing years. While his childhood and twenties were filled with housing instability, mental health struggles, and addiction, Mr. Plummer has…

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Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2020, our programs ended or prevented homelessness for 2,664 people, including 606 children in families and 661 veterans. We empowered 200 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.

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