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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 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 »


SNAP Challenge Day 4

By: Greg Rockwell

Brenna SNAP Challenge Day 4: Breakfast (Thrive): Hard Boiled Egg Italian Sausage Cinnamon Raisin Bagel Grits Salad Lunch (Thrive) Pepperoni Pizza Dinner: Protein Berry Smoothie Jamba Juice     $7.91 Total for the week: $17.86 Today,… Read More »

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SNAP Challenge Day 3!

By: Greg Rockwell

With the #SNAPChallenge this week, it seems like a good time to give attention to one of Thrive DC’s biggest in-kind sponsors, Pret a Manger. Pret only sells fresh food made daily, so anything they… Read More »

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SNAP Challenge Day 2

By: Greg Rockwell

For Day 1, click here. Brenna SNAP Challenge DAY 2: Turkey From A Can Breakfast: Thrive DC Scrambled Eggs     $0.00 Toast      $0.00 Sausage Link     $0.00 Apple     $0.00… Read More »