Ms. Hill’s Story

You would never guess that Ms. Hill had experienced homelessness. But for two and a half years, she lived on the streets as she pounded the pavement, looking for work. She finally caught a break – watch her inspiring story and see how everything changed.
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Trot for Hunger

Thanksgiving Day Trot for Hunger

Looking for a way to help the hungry and homeless this Thanksgiving? Sign up for SOME’s 14th Annual Trot for Hunger 5K! DC’s only turkey trot, the 5K attracts over 10,000 participants and is a fun and meaningful way to start Thanksgiving Day.
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Building Hope Capital Campaign

SOME is creating a 320,000 square foot green building where poor and homeless Washingtonians can access affordable housing, job training and health care.  It will be the first facility in the District to combine these services.
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Success Stories


Sam became homeless after fleeing an abusive environment. Living in a shelter, he came to SOME for help and began a remarkable journey back to hope and independence.

Read more about Sam and others who benefited from SOME’s services.

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