NEW welcomes Roderick Johnson to the board of directors. Roderick is Vice President and Sr. Commercial Loan Officer at Industrial Bank. He also happens to be a DC native with 30 years of board governance experience. Read more
NEW recently welcomed Jessica Sanderson to its board of directors. As a Public Sector Leader at Oliver Wyman – Global Management Consulting Experts, Sanderson specializes in helping organizations grow. She joins us because she was looking for an opportunity to support a DC non-profit grow and achieve its full potential. Fortuitously, NEW is in the process of a long-term strategic plan to grow our organization, help more women and children end the cycle of homelessness, and thrive. Read more
The world carries on, the winter sets in, and all of us await spring. But the women and children of NEW don’t wait for a fresh start — because there is no time like the present to build a new future!
We want to thank our generous sponsors and patrons for making our 2015 Moving Out of Homelessness event possible and for showing their support for New Endeavors By Women’s programs and services and their commitment to ending the cycle of homelessness. Read more
Join New Endeavors on Wednesday, June 17 at Beau Thai (SHAW) for happy hour benefitting NEW. Beau Thai has created a refreshing NEW drink to quench your thirst and help the homeless. Order the NEW drink during Happy Hour and all day and night on Wednesday, June 17 and all proceeds go to New Endeavors By Women to support housing and programs for homeless women and families. Hope to see you there.
What do the White House, the Big Apple and New Endeavors by Women have in common? This past week we all hosted our own Christmas Tree Lighting!
Although our lighting ceremony was not as high profile as Pennsylvania Avenue or Rockefeller Center, we think our tree shines just as bright. A beautiful tree stands tall in our lobby, greeting residents and guests alike with holiday cheer. Read more
In January, Spark Career Strategy/Exchange Network, LLC selected NEW as a community partner. The company generously donates career empowerment services to our residents. Company founder and CEO, Stephanie Goetsch, committed to help us even more by organizing the “Clean Up & Give Back” consignment shopping event. Gently used clothing and accessories were sold at the event, held April 19 in Bethesda, and the proceeds benefited NEW. We thank Stephanie, all of the event volunteers, donors and shoppers who made the fantastic fundraiser possible! To learn more about Exchange Network’s partnership with NEW to advance the career goals of our residents, visit www.sparkcareerstrategy.com Read more
Thank you to the congregation of Ebenezer AME Church in Fort Washington, Maryland. They recently made a wonderful donation of a snack goody basket and more than 150 collected cell phones! Pictured are Leah J. Peay, Cynthia Holston and Erica Shannon delivering the donation at our 611 N Street site. Read more
More than 70 friends and supporters, including over a dozen NEW alumnae, joined us for a community celebration of our move back to 611 N Street NW. Visitors toured the new facility; mingled with board members, staff and residents; and, learned more about NEW’s five housing programs and support services. Read more