Friendship Place’s annual Walk fundraiser seeks to provide a safety net for homeless LGBTQ youth
The fourth annual Friendship Walks helps fund the organization’s work to combat homelessness By John Riley on November 1, 2018 @JohnAndresRiley “Ending homelessness means building systems strong enough to catch people in…Read More
Friendship Place Stands in Support of Our Jewish Neighbors and Congregations
Sends Message of Support to Its Jewish Neighbors Washington, DC, Oct 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Washington, DC non-profit Friendship Place joins countless voices in condemning the violence that took…Read More
Friendship Place to Host Annual Walk on National Mall to End Homelessness
Event Centers on Youth Homelessness with Special Focus on LGBTQ Youth Washington, DC, Oct. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, November 3, hundreds of friends and families committed to…Read More
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
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Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2019, our programs ended or prevented homelessness for more than 1,437 people, including 482 children in families and 558 veterans. We empowered 219 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 3,305 people in 2019. Make a donation today in support of our work to end homelessness. Questions? Please feel free to call our fundraising office, 202.503.2970.