Zagami House makeover bedroom

Zagami House Makeover

Many people dream of a home makeover – My Girlfriend’s Place made it a reality for the 12 formerly homeless families living at SOME’s Zagami House! In just one day, over 150 volunteers created residents’ dream apartments.
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24 Pounds

That is the amount of weight that Ms. Clarice has gained since arriving at Kuehner Place for Abused and Neglected Elderly, severely underweight, in 2015. With her own apartment and a supportive community, she is “at peace.”
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Building Hope

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

Heaven and Maya

For her first year of life, Heaven often coughed up blood and stopped breathing. This would have been difficult for any young family, but it was especially hard because Heaven and her mother Maya were homeless. See what happened when they moved into SOME’s affordable housing for families and meet others who have transformed their lives with SOME’s help.

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