June 2015

SOME Named Washington Post Top Five Workplace


SOME is honored to be a 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace. Responses from over 50,000 employees from more than 300 DC area organizations were used to select the top employers. SOME ranked as the #4 Top Midsize Workplace and also received a Standout Award for Purposeful Work. One SOME employee reported that, “seeing suffering reduced and seeing people gain confidence and hope,” was her work motivation.

Read an interview with SOME employee Emily Kavanaugh, one of the many caring individuals who make SOME a special place to work »

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Do More 24 Raises $60,049 for SOME Kids

On June 4, 281 SOME supporters contributed an amazing $51,549 to send kids living in our affordable housing to the camps of their dreams and to support our SOME Place for Kids after-school program. This incredible generosity earned SOME Do More 24’s Most Dollars Raised by a Large Organization Second Place Prize of $7,500 and the $1,000 Primetime Prize, bringing the total raised to $60,049!


3 Ways You Can Help the Homeless This Summer

1) If you see a homeless person in the District who needs help in very hot weather, please call the hyperthermia hotline at 1.800.535.7252. 2) Contact DC’s Homeless Outreach Teams at 1.888.793.4357 to get help for a homeless individual with a mental health disorder. 3) Share information about SOME’s services.


Thea Bowman House Opening

Thea Bowman House for Women and Children, SOME’s new program that provides inpatient substance abuse treatment for up to 14 women and their young children, was dedicated on June 16 and will accept its first residents this week. Special thanks to the DC Department of Behavioral Health, the Addiction Prevention and Recovery Administration and the Children and Family Services Agency for their tremendous support of this much needed program.

SOME is in need of the following items.

Electric bread
Peanut butter
Women's clothing
(size L and larger)
Men's shorts

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SOME (So Others Might Eat)
71 O Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
phone: 202.797.8806 | fax: 202.265.3849 | web@some.org
EIN # 23-7098123 | UW# 8189 | CFC# 74405

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