James Williams and friends volunteering in SOME's Dining Room.

James Williams began volunteering at SOME in 1989 while a staffer for Congressman Mickey Leland, who was Chairman of the Select Committee on Hunger. After his initial introduction to SOME by the Congressman, James, a native ...

Domestic violence is unfortunately a pervasive issues among homeless adults and children and a common experience for the people that SOME serves–up to 60% of families accessing SOME services have experienced domestic violence. ...

Greater Washington Workforce Development Collaborative Announces Investments to Address Regional Employer Hiring Challenges Three regional consortia will receive grants to help low-income residents launch careers in IT and Healthcare ...

Rendering of Spring Road. Credit: Miner Feinstein Architects.

On May 10th, the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) issued $10,200,000 (short and long term tax exempt obligations) in bond financing to rehabilitate and increase the number of affordable housing units at SOME’s ...

volunteer pours juice for homeless man in SOME dining room

SOME’s hallmark continuum of care serves to alleviate suffering and foster self-sufficiency among the people we serve. The programs in our continuum are organized into three levels: emergency programs that meet acute needs; ...

A view of The Conway Center construction from our live feed.

In 2005 SOME launched our Affordable Housing Initiative with a goal of creating 1,000 new housing units for homeless families and individuals in the District, building on the 250 units we already had in place. Under the leadership of ...

A SOME resident attending October 2016 health fair picks up a bag of fresh produce to take home.

When Molly Zwelling, a SOME staff member in our adult housing program, was tasked with developing a health and wellness initiative for our residents, she began by running focus groups, asking them what barriers there are to making ...

Gala co-chair Allison Shay, 2016 honorees Raul Fernandez and Linda Jo Smith, Father John Adams, and gala co-chair Matt Shay

SOME is pleased to announce that the organization honored Raul Fernandez, Vice Chairman of Monumental Sports and Entertainment and the Chairman of ObjectVideo, and Linda Jo Smith, Chairman of the SOME Governing Board, at this year’s ...

SOME staff member Dinita King with SOME volunteer corps members Rabia Mirza and Savannah Roy staff a table at SOME's Health and Wellness Fair.

At SOME, our goal is to restore hope and dignity, one person at a time, and here we believe that hope and dignity start with the little things—clean clothing, a hot meal, a full belly and a friendly smile. SOME meets these needs ...

With the holiday season fast approaching, the thoughts of many turn towards helping the less fortunate. SOME relies on the generosity of Washingtonians to ensure that winter will be safe, healthy and festive for the one in five DC ...

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