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    Purchase your tickets today for the June 4th Gala Celebration. Your contribution goes directly into existing programs.

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    SAVE THE DATE

    Join us June 4th, 2015 for an amazing extravaganza that celebrates the work of Covenant House Washington.

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    ANNOUNCEMENT

    An Exciting Celebration at The Howard Theatre THURSDAY June 4th 2015. Watch for more information.

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  • Local Leaders Sleep Out to Fight Homelessness in DC. Local Leaders Sleep Out to Fight Homelessness in DC. Local Leaders Sleep Out to Fight Homelessness in DC.

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    To our Sponsors, Sleepers, and all event supporters You've made the Executive Sleep Out a GREAT Success!

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Covenant House Washington is one of the largest and leading nonprofits serving homeless, disconnected, and exploited young people in the Washington, DC area.

Since 1995, Covenant House Washington has been a lifeline to over 30,000 youth within Washington, DC. As the D.C. affiliate of Covenant House International, the nation’s largest, privately funded nonprofit organization responding to the needs of young people who suffer from homelessness, abuse and neglect, Covenant House Washington’s mission is to serve homeless and disconnected young people of the Washington, DC area with absolute respect and unconditional love.


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The Need Is Real:

  • 57% of homeless young people spend at least one day every month without food
  • 49% lack high school diploma or GED
  • 84% are unemployed upon admission to Covenant House Washington
  • 30% have history of Foster Care or Residential Placement
  • 64% report history of physical and/or sexual abuse
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Last Year Alone, Covenant House Washington Provided:

  • 53,890 meals to hungry young people and their children in need of food
  • Housing and sanctuary to 409 young people and their children through our residential programs
  • Educational, work readiness and employment supports to 227 young people through our Adult Basic Education and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) program
  • Employment support that helped 84 young people attain employment.
  • Quality in-school, after-school, and summer programming to 262 pre-teens through our Prevention Services Program
  • Nearly 30% of DC’s GEDs earned by 18-24 year olds through Covenant House Washington’s Work Readiness and Education Training (WRET) program
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Programs

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WRET

Workforce development, training and job placement. Education classes for Adult Basic Education & GED completion.
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Street & Community Outreach

For 17 years, Covenant House Washington has been a constant presence on the streets of Washington, D.C.
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Child Development Center.

The (CDC) is bright, spacious and inviting; providing a warm, but stimulating environment for young children.
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