Entries by Everyone Home DC

Home for the Holidays: Daniel’s Story

Daniel is an Everyone Home DC client whose life was transformed this year through his engagement with our Street and Medical Outreach Program. We helped him go from never visiting a doctor or hospital, no matter how much he was suffering, to welcoming weekly medical outreach visits and even attending appointments with specialists. We were […]

CHGM Participates in The Way Home Campaign’s Advocacy Day

[On Thursday, May 7th, Capitol Hill Group Ministry participated in The Way Home Campaign’s Advocacy Day. Over 120 members of the community gathered at the Wilson Building to ask members of the DC council to support the campaign to end DC Homelessness by 2017. Participants were split into different groups, each to visit with their […]

CHGM Community Night Highlights Youth Homelessness

CHGM‘s May Community Night focused on how youth in our area are impacted by homelessness. The first part of the evening showcased projects created by the Capitol Hill Day School’s middle school class, who spent this past semester learning about the impact of homelessness in DC through work with CHGM. They used what they learned […]

Volunteers Wrap up another Successful Tax Clinic

CHGM‘s 42nd Annual Free Tax Clinic was held every Thursday evening from mid-February through Tax Day in April. Volunteers, Mike Ambrose, Rick Halberstein, Martha Huizenga, and Christine Hoffman served approximately 43 people with their taxes this year. With most clients needing to file federal and one or more local returns, our dedicated volunteers prepared close […]

Spotlight and Appeal for CHGM Client, Danielle Johnson

CHGM is thrilled to announce the upcoming college graduation of Danielle Johnson, the eldest child in one of the families in CHGM‘s Shelter Plus Care Permanent Supportive Housing Program. CHGM staff watched Danielle grow up in our program and head off to college. She is now a senior at Virginia University & Lynchburg College, where […]

CHGM Hosts HUD Secretary Donovan During Annual Point In Time Count

On January 29, 2014, over 200 volunteers joined members of homeless services organizations from all over the city to perform DC’s eighth annual Point In Time Count. The count is a census of the homeless population that takes place, nationwide, in the last week of January every year. This year, CHGM served on the Point […]

Thanks-GIVING Basket Program As Important As Ever

The Thanksgiving holiday is often an exciting time for people from all walks of life to come together to share a meal and reflect on what they are grateful for. This season of giving also offers Capitol Hill Group Ministry (CHGM) and similar organizations the opportunity to do something special for the many families they […]

CHGM proud to help 296 Children with our Back-to-School BackPack Program

Unfortunately, for hundreds of children living in emergency shelters or housing programs, and thousands more in poverty, beginning the year prepared and privileged is an unattainable dream due to their families’ financial difficulties. For these reasons and more, CHGM is proud to announce that with the help of our donors and greater Capitol Hill community, […]

CHGM honored to lead HUD Secretary Donovan and VA Secretary Shinseki during City’s Annual Point-In-Time Homeless Census.

Once a year, Washington, DC is among the more than 3,000 cities and counties which participate in the national Point-In-Time Homeless survey coordinated by HUD. Last Thursday more than 180 bundled-up volunteers canvassed buildings, bridges, and back alleyways looking for the homeless neighbors in our community, many of whom have no choice but to seek […]

Homelessness to Housing with CHGM

The Stevens, a family of five, entered CHGM’s CBSP in the winter of 2010. Prior to coming to the program, all five individuals were renting one bedroom out of a friends house. With the many physical challenges the family suffers; one child wheel chair bound, and another child with autism, there was just no space […]