2014 Homeless Memorial

By: Greg Rockwell

December 19th Thrive DC will honor Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day at New York Ave. Presbyterian Church. Please join us as we honor all the friends and family who have passed away while experiencing homelessness.


5 Ways Thrive DC Helps The Homeless Find Work

By: Greg Rockwell

A few weeks ago one of our clients posted a video asking Thrive DC how we helped the homeless find jobs, and what kind of jobs people in our programs could expect help with. While… Read More »


DC Winter Plan 2014

By: Greg Rockwell

Updated every year, the Winter Plan is DC’s guide to addressing homelessness during the winter. It lists what shelters are available and when, and what transportation is available from various service providers to the shelters. If… Read More »

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Ford’s Theatre Society Partners With Thrive DC!

By: Greg Rockwell

“GOD BLESS US, EVERY ONE!” The Ford’s Theatre Society has announced that the company of the 2014 production of A Christmas Carol is partnering with Thrive DC to create a donation drive inspired by the… Read More »

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2014 Year in Review!

By: Greg Rockwell

2014 In Review 2014 has been a big year. We started the Women In New Directions Program to help female inmates transition back into society. Rachel’s Women’s Shelter closed. We hired a new Employment Specialist… Read More »

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Six Sugars and Dinosaur Bones

By: Greg Rockwell

I’m struggling to write this blog. Period. Why? I don’t want to put words in our client’s mouths. I don’t want to pretend like I know what they’re thinking. I don’t feel right sharing stories… Read More »

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What I’ve Learned At Thrive DC

By: Greg Rockwell

Chris Nance is the former Volunteer and Communications Coordinator. He started at Thrive as the Assistant Morning Program Coordinator where he worked for three years before moving into a new position to increase Thrive’s outreach… Read More »


Thrive 365 Gala Press Release

By: Greg Rockwell

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2014 CONTACT: Alicia Horton 202-503-1522 Alicia@thrivedc.org Thrive DC Offers our Homeless Hope and Opportunity WASHINGTON, DC – In a difficult economic climate where joblessness and economic hardship remains… Read More »

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SNAP Challenge Day 6!

By: Greg Rockwell

For yesterday’s blog, click here for Day 5 Brenna Breakfast: Thrive DC $0.00 Bagel Scrambled Eggs Turkey Sausage Salad Apple Potatoes Lunch: French Onion Soup     $0.99 Dinner: Home Seafood Jambalaya1 glass of Cabernet Sauvignon     $0.00… Read More »

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Snap Challenge Day 5!

By: Greg Rockwell

To see yesterday’s blog, click here for Day 4. Brenna SNAP Challenge DAY 5: Breakfast (Thrive DC): Salad Toast Spaghetti Carbanara Fruit Salad Apple     $0.00 Lunch: Roasted Turkey Sandwich with Lettuce and Tomato     $7.99 Dinner:… Read More »