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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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        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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        • Stories

          Meet Curtis Robinson

          Curtis Robinson found his life’s work in his mother’s kitchen. “I used to watch my mom cook,” he says. “There were six of us kids, but I was the only…

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          • Stories

            Meet Kevin

            With wide-ranging talents and interests, Kevin followed an adventurous career path. A native of Sarasota, Florida, he joined the Army after college. While stationed in Europe, he got a master’s…

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              Meet Cornelia

               Cornelia learned a tough truth: “Homelessness can happen to anyone. It’s not always that someone has done something wrong. Anything can change someone’s situation from working and having stable housing.”…

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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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