A $1 million donation from Amazon is keeping D.C. families out of homelessness
News Source: Street Sense Media With the help of a $1 million donation from Amazon, the D.C.-based nonprofit Friendship Place recently launched “Family Connect,” a privately funded homelessness prevention and…Read More
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Deconstructing Systemic Racism
News Source: The Washington Informer Throughout much of the 20th century, the Federal Housing Authority’s Redlining Policy kept people of color out of the emerging suburbs while undermining growth in inner…Read More
Friendship Place to Host Timely Symposium on “Race and Homelessness”
National Experts and Advocates to Join Discussion April 02, 2018 06:55 ET | Source:Friendship Place Washington, DC, April 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Friendship Place will host “Race and Homelessness,” a symposium addressing disparities…Read More
Employment First: A Powerful Tool for Ending Homelessness
News Source: US National Interagency Council on Homelessness (USNICH) We have made tremendous progress in the work to end homelessness over the past 10 years. Much of our success can…Read More
D.C. nonprofit receives $1 million donation from Amazon
News Source: ABC 7 (WJLA) Amazon recently made good on a promise to donate $1 million to a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. Friendship Place serves families throughout the region…Read More
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.