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DEC. 2 • "giving Tuesday" • Support Guest House!
After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, comes "Giving Tuesday": now the national day of giving. This Giving Tuesday, Dec. 2, please support Guest House online at Razoo: www.razoo.com/story/Transportation-Fund-2.

Nov. 7 Benefit Event Celebrates 40th, Raises Funds
On Friday evening, November 7, more than 150 friends, clients and supporters of Guest House attended our annual fall benefit event—this year, also celebrating our 40th anniversary. The event, "40 Years of Transformations," raised about $40,000. … Read more
WHEN YOU BUY A PAIR YOURSELF, THE COMPANY DONATES "TOO"
Friends of Guest House is delighted to be a charitable partner of Too Apparel's new underwear line. Too will "match" your purchase with a gift of underwear to Guest House clients. Read more. WUSA-TV ran a story on the project: watch it here!
"Cut Costs and Crime: End Hurdle to Job After Prison"
"Cities and states emerging from the recession are being forced to cut corrections costs—which total more than $52 billion annually—and have begun to focus on reducing prison populations by discouraging recidivism." (The New York Times, Oct. 23) Read story.Read Letters to the Editor.
Trauma and Women Behind Bars in America: did you know?
"All current research, experience and data speaks to the fact that it is time for an extreme makeover of how the criminal justice system approaches women in terms of embracing the evidence base pertaining to trauma," writes Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren in a recent HuffPost Blog, introducing a groundbreaking report by the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women, Ten Truths That Matter When Working With Justice Involved Women.
COMPUTER CORE HELPS TRAIN GUEST HOUSE CLIENTS
"For me, beautiful fall Saturday mornings are meant for open air markets, bike rides and hikes. For Abed Commey, 55, they mean teaching computer skills to female ex-offenders at Friends of Guest House." Joan Hess Collins blogs about joining Abed, helping to train Guest House clients. … Read more
The Referral Project: An Innovative Way to Help Guest House
If you're buying or selling real estate anyplace nationwide, The Referral Project offers a great way to support Guest House—at no cost to you! … Read more
     
     
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