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This month, we began pouring the foundation for The Conway Center, our soon-to-be 320,000 square foot building. Following months of excavation when crews burrowed three stories underground, this marks the beginning of a construction ...

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The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments released its 2016 Regional Homelessness Enumeration Report showing that the number of literally homeless persons in DC rose from 7,298 in 2015 to 8,350 in 2016. This is an increase of ...

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In 1986, SOME opened Isaiah House, a day program for men and women who were experiencing both homelessness and severe and persistent mental illness. Thirty years later, Isaiah House is going strong, providing services and a community ...

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Ms. Clarice recently moved from Kuehner Place [for Abused and Neglected Elderly] into an apartment at Kuehner House. Prior to coming to SOME, she had not had a place of her own for over two years. During that period, every time that ...

Zagami House Makeover

On Saturday, April 9, My Girlfriend’s House refurbished and redecorated SOME’s Zagami House, an affordable apartment complex for 12 formerly homeless families. Over 150 volunteers completely transformed the apartments and common ...

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  • March 30, 2016 -

Today, SOME Senior Services was honored to host Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee in celebration of the anniversary month of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs. Greenlee was joined by the leaders of three national ...

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Terrance is the Public Safety Officer Supervisor in SOME’s Dining Room. But this was not always so. For many years Terrance struggled with addiction, lived on the streets or in various city shelters, and took many of his meals in our ...

Response to Washingtonian4

  • March 7, 2016 -

While we commend Washingtonian for its shared concern for homeless individuals and families, we are disappointed by its recent article, which presents an inaccurate portrayal of SOME and our policy of providing healthy and sober ...

Patients-2016

  • March 2, 2016 -

What did you make possible in 2015? A lot! With your support, SOME was able to deliver comprehensive services that improved the lives of over 10,000 poor and homeless DC residents.  With your help, we provided: 384,650 meals ...

tasya

Tasya A., a SOME volunteer since 1990, is one of the many dedicated volunteers and supporters who make SOME’s mission possible. She shared her reasons for volunteering, and what keeps her coming back to help the homeless at SOME. My ...

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