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 below)
“No Family Member Left Behind”


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


12/23/2008 – 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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