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    Meet Lamonika

    When Lamonika talks about Friendship Place she begins by describing the people there who have helped her: They listen, she says. They ask questions. They give her options. They offer…

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      Meet TaJeanna

      Like so many of the people we serve, TaJeanna Eason didn’t expect to end up homeless. “My mother passed away before my 18th birthday, just before I left for college….

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        Meet Stewart

        Tweet This year Stewart and Linda Dowell are celebrating their 36th wedding anniversary, another stop on a long and memorable journey together. Stewart came from a family of ten in…

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          Meet Lasanta

          Lasanta McGill survived in a small tent under a highway overpass. It was the best of limited choices he found when his life slipped from self-sufficiency. “It wasn’t hard. I…

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            Meet Nikiah

            Nikiah describes her boys as “loving and gentle,” while admitting they’ve taught her the meaning of patience. Both boys face challenges—Ricardo, 13, with autism and Rico, 12, with ADHD and…

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Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2018, our programs ended or prevented homelessness for more than 1,500 people, including 472 children in families and 439 veterans. We empowered 226 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 3,770 people in 2018. 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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