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Aug 31, 2015, 10:30 AM
Because of public-private partnerships, and the vision of nonprofit organizations such as SOME, 1,128 formerly homeless families were living in permanent housing during the official, 2015 count, an…
Aug 27, 2015, 10:33 AM
For several years, the District provided DC-contracted shelter to families only on nights when the temperature or wind chill fell to 32 degrees or below. That restrictive policy left many families…
Aug 26, 2015, 10:35 AM
This is the first in a three-part series exploring the causes of family homelessness, plans to shelter homeless families this winter, and ways to help. “What’s going on?” It seems that every winter,…
Aug 19, 2015, 10:37 AM
Our guests and volunteers had a wonderful time at Gourmet Symphony’s Taste Your Music events in SOME’s Dining Room on August 19 and July 24! Taste Your Music is a project that brings culinary concert…
Aug 11, 2015, 12:10 PM
Suppose you live in Washington, DC, and although you and your spouse work at several part-time jobs, your gross household income for a family of four is $32,250 or less. For many years, you had a…
Jul 30, 2015, 12:14 PM
On July 29, leaders from the District’s government, business and charitable communities joined SOME for the ceremonial groundbreaking of our site on Benning Road in NE, DC. Named The Conway Center in…
Jul 8, 2015, 12:16 PM
As I stood in the SOME food pantry, preparing for another day of feeding the hungry and homeless, I looked up and noticed a man I hadn’t seen before. He looked confused, but accepted the produce I…