Friendship Place’s youngest staff member with an eye on the future Bianca Palmisano, arrives at AimHire every morning promptly at 9 am and begins answering emails and voicemails, and … Continue reading
By Joanna DiBiase This time of year the DC weather is sweltering and humid; the perfect combination for hyperthermia. Friendship Place hopes to help avoid this dangerous condition through our services … Continue reading
With so much being said and written about the Department of Veterans Affairs lately, it is great to see a national leader come out in support of the veterans and … Continue reading
Delia Goncalves of WUSA9 came out to AimHire to learn about our new Before Thirty program.
Those who watch WUSA9 daily may be familiar with Shontay Alexander, DC tent community resident and now beloved social media star. On Tuesday, WUSA9 reporter, Andrea McCarren found Shontay living … Continue reading
By Julia Robertson “Five years ago, I set four goals: to get a place of my own, one year’s sobriety, run a marathon and go to Disney World. I thought … Continue reading
Emily Bowe and Youngja Sherry now share a beautiful apartment together. Watch their video to find out more about their story!
Click the picture to watch Mark Gordon’s Story Every week Mark Gordon takes calls from homeless people at the non-profit organization, Friendship Place. He knows how they feel. Following the Great … Continue reading
John Hines, Friendship Place Direct Housing Program Participant Mr. Hines is now off the streets. Through an innovative new rapid-solutions Friendship Place program called Direct Housing, he now has a … Continue reading
By Julia Robertson “I had it all planned out. I knew how long the rope needed to be and where the nearest hardware store was. I would do it at … Continue reading
‘Volunteers Help Homeless Aim Higher’ Originally published in Street Sense Written by Morgan Austin, Street Sense Editorial Intern For the past 23 years, a nonprofit called Friendship Place has been … Continue reading
Faced with growing concerns about homelessness, several advocacy groups have mobilized in the last year to eradicate homelessness in the District. The advocates are energized and have established the kinds … Continue reading
Every week a steady flow of job seekers arrives at the new Wisconsin Avenue office of AimHire. Friendship Place launched the job placement program in June 2011 to respond to … Continue reading