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    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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      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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        Valley Place! Learn About our Newest Program

        Friendship Place held this webinar about Valley Place, its newest facility and program for people experiencing homelessness. The online event took place on January 11, 2022 and featured the program’s…

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          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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            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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              Meet Indigo Diggs

              Indigo Diggs was born and raised in Southeast DC. Her experience with homelessness began to abuse she suffered at the hands of someone in her home when she was young….

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Your Donation Helps End Homelessness!

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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