Community of Hope Honors Robert L. Sloan as the 2017 Recipient of our Tom Nees Award for Exceptional Service. Mr. Sloan has faithfully served Community of Hope for 44 years, since before its official founding.
“At a time when too many families struggle with significant stresses and trauma, The Commons will enable us to provide a safe and welcoming environment to support emotional well-being and to help families thrive. Sharing a location with Martha’s Table will allow us to provide a seamless set of services for children and families and to achieve positive outcomes,“ said Kelly Sweeney McShane, President and CEO of Community of Hope.
Community of Hope has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces Award by The Washington Post. This is the second consecutive year that the organization has received the Top Workplace Award and the third time in four years. Community of Hope is the only top workplace with headquarters east of the river to gain this recognition and one of three organizations providing healthcare and social services.organizations providing healthcare and social services.
COH IN THE NEWS
East of the River, December 15, 2017 - Call the Midwife: Expectant mothers facing closed doors at maternity wards have other options.
WAMU, December, 5, 2017 - Homeless Shelters May Be Harder To Get Into Under Bill Up For Final Vote In D.C. Council
The Washington Post, October 28, 2017 - Closure of two D.C. maternity wards hurts low-income women most
ABC 7's Good Morning Washington, October, 16, 2017 - Kelly Sweeney McShane, president of Community of Hope, shared her mission to provide low-income families in Washington DC, including those experiencing homelessness, the opportunity to achieve good health, a stable home, family-sustaining income, and hope.
University at Buffalo Medicine Summer 2017, September 14, 2017 - As chief medical officer for the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Community of Hope, family medicine physician Carla Henke, MD ’08, witnesses the importance of access to health care from both sides of the desk.
Washington Business Journal: Women Who Mean Business, September 28, 2017 - She did not realize it at the time, but Kelly Sweeney McShane’s two-year stint in the U.S. Peace Corps primed her for the turnaround she engineered at D.C.’s Community of Hope.