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    AimHire & Get Hired

    Can you graduate at Friendship Place? You bet you can! In March, at a ceremony complete with blue and white balloons and cupcakes, 28 participants in Friendship Place’s AimHire program…

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    • President's Blog

      Testimony: Job Placement & More

      On March 01, 2019, Friendship Place President & CEO Jean Michel Giraud gave the following testimony the before the District of Columbia Committee on Human Services and Committee on Housing…

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      • Community

        Ending homelessness by 2020

        Have you heard about the plan to end homelessness in DC? There’s a plan to end homelessness in the District of Columbia. Mayor Bowser announced the kickoff of the Homeward…

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        • Community

          Power Up: A Celebration

          On an autumn afternoon at Busboys & Poets downtown, a dozen formerly homeless parents in Friendship Place’s Power Up program gathered for a luncheon to mark the progress they have…

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            • A steadfast friend


              A steadfast friend

              Heidi Yacker is one of the most loyal and steadfast friends Friendship Place has ever had. While serving as a volunteer during the past five years, she has been a…

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Your Donation Helps End Homelessness!

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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