News & Updates

N Street Village Announces New Executive Director

N Street Village is pleased to announce a key leadership change. On July 1, 2010, Schroeder Stribling will become Executive Director of N Street Village. Current Executive Director Mary Funke will take on a new role as President, leading N Street Village’s fundraising efforts. “I am delighted about this transition, which will create new and […]

Client Receives Makeover to Get Interview-Ready

Client Sheila Melvin received a beauty makeover that was featured on Fox 5 news on November 24, 2009. A participant in our Education and Employment Center (EEC) program, Sheila was in the hands of renowned stylist Paul Wharton, to get her job-interview ready. Paul enlisted the support of Macy’s By Appointment, which provided Sheila with […]

N Street Village Celebrates Opening of New Primary Care Clinic

Over 125 supporters attended the grand opening of Unity Health Care’s newest primary health care center within N Street Village’s Wellness Center on October 29, 2009.  “It is a great honor to partner with Unity Health Care, which will provide quality health care services to the women at N Street Village,” said Dr. Funke. Unity […]

N Street Village Clients Thrilled to Attend People’s Inaugural Ball

“Cinderella never had it so good,” exclaimed Bobbi Henderson, one of seven women from N Street Village selected to attend the first-ever People’s Inaugural Ball on January 20. “It was a dream I could have never dreamed,” she said. Our clients were invited by the Stafford Foundation to attend the noteworthy Ball to celebrate the […]

HUD Secretary Preston Visits N Street Village

He wanted to see an exemplary model of service to the homeless, so Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Steve Preston visited N Street Village. The Secretary, accompanied by HUD staff, came to N Street Village on a fact-finding tour on July 28. “It has been an extraordinary privilege to welcome Secretary Preston to N […]

The Dalai Lama Visits N Street Village

The Dalai Lama visited N Street Village, an occasion of immense honor for the women whom we serve. On October 19, His Holiness the Dalai Lama came to N Street Village to talk to our clients, staff, volunteers, and donors about the need for compassion in the world for the vulnerable. “N Street Village has […]

N Street Village Wins Washington Post 2006 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

On June 21, 2006, N Street Village, a nonprofit social service agency for D.C.’s homeless women, received The Washington Post’s 2006 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. The award followed an extensive three-step judging process that included a detailed two-part application and site visits. Twenty D.C.-area nonprofits applied for the award, and N Street Village […]