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MEET DR. ROGERS

Dr. William Rogers is the Director of the Physicians Regulatory Issues team at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and is a member of…

WELCOME TO OUR CLINIC

Carpenter’s Shelter offers a free clinic every Thursday night for our residents and the Alexandria community. Dr. William Rogers has been organizing…

A BIG THANK YOU FOR HELPING US ‘DO MORE’

This past week Carpenter’s Shelter participated in Do More 24, a day of online giving for nonprofits funded by the United Way of the National Capita…

BABY SUPPLIES DRIVE

No child deserves to be homeless, and yet every day, over 20 children call Carpenter’s Shelter home. Beginning May 17 and carrying through the month…

BECOME A SHELTER HELPER

A thank you is never enough, but these are the only words we have to express our thanks. Without the help of dedicated volunteers like you, Carpenter…

CARPENTER’S COOK-OFF WINNERS

The 11th Annual Carpenter’s Cook-Off was held on Sunday, April 28, 2013, from 11 to 3PM, at The Birchmere Music Hall. Foodie & The Beast (1500AM/WTO…

WE’RE LUCKY TO HAVE SUPPORTERS LIKE YOU

A thank you is never enough, but these are the only words we have to express our thanks. We’re lucky to have dedicated supporters like you. Without …

SHOW A LITTLE LOVE

Every day is a new day at Carpenter’s Shelter. Everyday day we experience new residents, new volunteers and new needs. Help us keep up with our need…

CIRCLE OF HOPE

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities for the whole family, but don’t have time to become a regular volunteers? Normally, Carpenter’s Shelte…

POINT-IN-TIME COUNT 2013

Each year, the Department of Housing and Urban Development organizes a Point-in-Time Count (PIT) to access the current state of homelessness in the re…

GIVE BEFORE YOU GET

Each year, Carpenter’s Shelter and David’s Place residents have the opportunity to participate in The Stafford Foundation’s Give Before You Get …

A LOOK BACK AT 2012

Happy New Year! 2012 was an incredible year of growth at Carpenter’s Shelter. We wanted to take a minute just to say thank you for being a part of i…

REGIFT YOUR GIFT CARD

Now that the holiday season is coming to an end, it’s time to start sort through that pile of gifts. Every year there are presents you absolutely lo…

DECEMBER AT THE SHELTER

Seasons greetings from the residents and staff of Carpenter’s Shelter! December certainly has been a busy month for us and we’d like to take the t…

HELP PORTRAIT COMES TO CARPENTER’S SHELTER

Help Portrait is a movement of photographers who use their time, equipment and expertise to give back to hose who are less fortunate. For the third ye…

TARGET GIFT CARD CHALLENGE

HELP US REACH OUR TARGET! Last holiday season we collected over $2,000 worth of Target gift cards, allowing us to support our residents and community …