Archive: Homelessness

  • Volunteers find HOME at Georgetown Ministry Center

    Eliza McCurdy generally isn’t a morning person. But every Wednesday, the Georgetown University Junior rises early, bypasses the snooze button, and heads over to GMC.


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  • Train to Break the Cycle

    As Georgetown’s Hunger and Homelessness Week nears its midpoint, university groups such as the Center for Social Justice and the Georgetown Ministry Center will continue to offer events that give students the opportunity to learn about and reflect on homelessness in the Washington, D.C., community.

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  • Social Justice Race Returns

    More than 300 members of the Georgetown community participated in the second annual 5K Race Against Homelessness, a charity event hosted by the Georgetown Ministry Center and the Center for Social Justice, on Saturday.

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  • District Homeless Population Helped by Georgetown ‘HOT’ Team

    The Hypothermia Outreach Team (HOT), a collaborative effort between the university’s Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service (CSJ) and the Georgetown Ministry Center (GMC), helps prevent unsheltered individuals from getting too much exposure to the cold and encourages them to seek safety in available shelters.

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  • Changing What Homelessness Looks Like

    Jimmy Ramirez (C’15) is well aware of the stereotype of what being homeless looks like. But most of the nation’s homeless youth are hidden, he says. A government major with minors in justice and peace and film and media studies, Ramirez sat down to talk about his own experience and the work he is doing as an advocate for homeless youth.

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  • Banquet Raises Hunger Awareness

    On Wednesday night, members of the Georgetown community paid for dinner at a fundraiser. But rather than the usual catered fundraising fare, attendees received a few snacks based on different D.C. wards.

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  • Students Walk for Homeless

    Nine campus organizations ranging from Alpha Phi Omega to Students of Georgetown, Inc. will sponsor the 2013 Georgetown Walk for the Homeless this Sunday in Red Square.

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