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DC Needs a $15 Living Wage

By: Greg Rockwell

Life in the city, booming with business and opportunities, is becoming a luxury unavailable to our blue collar community. For too many in the District, mere survival has become an all-consuming struggle. At Thrive DC,… Read More »

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Meet Our Partner Flourish

By: Greg Rockwell

Rianna, Naomi, and Jennifer knew growing up that they wanted to make a change in their community. As best friends they decided to put their goals into action and in 2014, they created their own… Read More »

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A Perfect Fit Day Success

By: Greg Rockwell

A Perfect Fit Day Success We were so happy to provide our clients with new bras and underwear yesterday from Curvy Kate and The Little Bra Company during ‘A Perfect Fit Day’! All the women… Read More »

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The Women’s Dinner Program

By: Greg Rockwell

Trenett Smith has been working at Thrive DC as the women’s program coordinator and case manager for 6 years. She plans stress-free activities for the women, and provides them with a nutritious meal that may… Read More »

A Perfect Fit Day

A Perfect Fit Day

By: Greg Rockwell

THRIVE DC TO PROVIDE NEW BRAS AND PANTIES FOR HOMELESS WOMEN ON “A PERFECT FIT DAY” Thrive DC is teaming up with Adams Morgan retailer Le Bustiere Boutique and international suppliers Curvy Kate and The Little Bra Company to… Read More »

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Beat the Heat

By: Greg Rockwell

Already 90 degrees in the beginning of June, it’s going to be even hotter in July and August. With nowhere else to go, many homeless individuals are left on the city streets surrounded by hot… Read More »

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2015 City Council Budget

By: Greg Rockwell

A few weeks ago, Mayor Bowser and the City Council successfully passed a budget that gives a new focus to homelessness. This is great news! http://dccouncil.us/budget/2015 $5 million increase to the Local Rent Supplement Program for families and… Read More »

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Congratulations to our Real Opp Graduates!

By: Greg Rockwell

We want to give BIG congratulations to two of our Real Opportunity Training Program clients. Brian and Anthony have done an amazing job committing and succeeding in our two month course! . Brian is now… Read More »

Thrive DC Board Member Rochelle Sanchirico

Board Member Brings Her Work to Volunteer!

By: Greg Rockwell

This post comes from Thrive DC board m ember Rochelle Sanchirico! On Friday, April 10th seven energetic Webs employees got a jump on National Volunteer Week by preparing and serving breakfast at Thrive DC in the… Read More »

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Helping Women Out of Prison

By: Greg Rockwell

Nicole Price is our Women In New Directions (WIND) Program Coordinator. WIND helps women transition from prison back into our community, and helped 26 women last year navigate post-incarcerated life. We sat down to interview… Read More »