Doorways in the News

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10/2/2013-Doorways Recognized as HomeAid Norther Virginia’s Non-Profit Service Provider Project of the Year!
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10/1/2013- Doorways Wins Shining a Light Photography Contest (view photo here:) “No Family Member Left Behind”


02/21/2012 – Doorways Safehouse saves women, children, and pets from domestic violence


11/01/2011 – Freddie Mac and Doorways - In Partnership Together

07/07/2011 – Press Release Dating Partners Eligible for Protective Orders in Virginia

06/27/2011 – Washington Post Behind the Career: Finding her place in the Nonprofit World

05/31/2011 – Washington Business Journal Caroline Jones: People on the Move

05/31/2011 – Sun Gazette Caroline Jones Named Executive Director

05/25/2011 – Doorways Press Release Caroline Jones Appointed as new Doorways Executive Director

05/20/2011 – Doorways participates in conference on DV and Financial Literacy hosted by Treasury Department

03/03/2011 – Doorways Press Release Two More Affordable Apartments to Prevent Homelessness


10/27/2010 – NBC Nightside DC Women’s Group Advocates for Awareness

09/27/2010 – Doorways Press Release Top 10 Tips for Teens and Parents for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

05/17/2010 – Channel 8 “Let’s Talk Live” Scott Perkins and Jeanne Mahoney discuss dealing with domestic violence.

04/14/2010 – Channel 8 “Let’s Talk Live” An expert shares things to look for if you think someone you know is being abused.

03/19/2010 – Reston Impact: Reston Community Television Doorways Impact

02/22/2010 – SexReally Blog Confronting Dating Violence


11/15/2009 – The Washington Post Breaking Free of Bystander Culture

10/01/2009 – Doorways Press Release Hotline Calls Spike at Local Women’s Shelter, Highlighting Importance of October’s Domestic Viol

05/26/2009 – Doorways Press Release Pets and Women’s Shelters (PAWS)™ Program Launched by Doorways and the American Humane Associati

05/18/2009 – Washington Post “Fannie, Freddie Scale Back Gifts to Charity”

05/08/2009 – Doorways Press Release “APAH Wins Two Housing Achievement Awards”

04/22/2009 – Doorways Press Release “Celebrate Earth Day With Doorways”

03/13/2009 – Forbes Magazine “Domestic Abuse: What You Need to Know”

02/16/2009 - NOVA fortnightly Domestic Violence Subject of Women’s Center Forum

02/16/2009 – WAMU 88.5 Local Non-Profits Rely On Funds From Freddie, Fannie

02/16/2009 – Washington Post Homelessness: The Family Portrait Across Region, Economy Pulls Rug From Under More and More 2-Parent Households

12/14/2009 – WAMU 88.5 FM, Morning Edition Non-Profits Re-think Fundraising Strategy After Economic Collapse


12/23/2008 – Washington Post For Charities, a Season of Need

December 2008 – Washingtonian Doorways selected by Washingtonian as one of the great Washington area charities

11/29/08 – NPR Weekend Edition Charities Struggle Just When Needed Most

09/14/2008 - Washington Post Mortgage Giants’ Fall May Hurt Nonprofits

09/25/2008 – Business Week Wall Street’s Financial Crisis Rocks Nonprofits

07/22/2008 – Washington Post On a Charity Ride Down East Coast, Horsemen Find Traffic Hard to Tame

05/19/2008 Doorways Press Release Doorways for Women and Families Received Highest Rating From Charity Navigator

03/17/2008 – USA Today A Haven For Abuse Victims Who Keep Their Pets Close

02/10/2008 - Doorways Press Release 18th Annual Benefit Auction Draws Awareness to Arlington’s Women and their Families

01/2008- Volunteer Publication Jr. Women’s Club Helps Domestic Violence Survivors


12/10/2007 – Doorways Press Release Jamming with “Santa” to Help Homeless Families

11/15/2007 – Women Bisnow WOMEN IN PR

11/08/2007 – Washington Post Sheltering Women — and Their Pets, Too

11/01/2007 – Washington Post Arlington County Takes Aim at Domestic Violence

02/26/2007 – Doorways Press Release Doorways For Women And Families Hosts 17th Annual Benefit Auction Keys To The Future


08/29/2006 - Doorways Press Release Good Byes And Buys At Doorways Thrift Shop

06/09/2006 - Doorways Press Release Doorways For Women And Families Recognizes Abused Women And Children’s Awareness Day, June 11

05/2006 - Doorways Press Release Doorways for Women and Families Launches First Community Support Group

02/01/2006 - Doorways Press Release Doorways for Women and Families Hosts 16th Annual Benefit Auction


03/25/2005 - Doorways Press Release TACTS annual Benefit Brunch

03/20/2005 - Doorways Press Release TACTS supports Equitable Funding Campaign

01/02/2005 - Doorways Press Release TACTS launches new Court Advocate and Companionship Program

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