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    Meet Ericka Patton

    When Ericka Patton needed help, she didn’t hesitate – she connected with Friendship Place. Ericka has lived with depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety for years. With three sons to care…

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      Veterans First – Serving Our Heros During COVID

      Friendship Place’s Veterans First program is a leading provider of homeless prevention services for veterans and their families in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Learn about the program’s outlook, and…

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      • Stories

        Meet Alheri Ninat

        Alheri Ninat struggled during the earliest days of quarantine, trying to find more work while being a mother to three kids, and struggling with a negligent landlord. AimHire helped connect…

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        • Stories

          Meet Robert Gerino

          Seventy-four year old Air Force Veteran Robert Gerino is a prime example of American spirit. He has worked hard all his life and was a part-owner of a transportation company…

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          • Webinar

            The Brooks Family Housing Facility at Six Months

            The Brooks Short-Term Family Housing Facility is located in Washington, DC’s Ward-3 and serves families experiencing homelessness. In this video, Friendship Place’s Director of the Brooks Catherine Mitchell reflects on…

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            • Webinar

              Volunteering during COVID

              On Tuesday, September 22 at noon, we hosted a special webinar with our Community Engagement Manager Chris Cannedy. Learn about some of the ways volunteers are helping our program participants…

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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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