“What Happened to You?”
How Trauma Informed Care Changed Oprah’s Life

“It comes down to the question of not, ‘What’s wrong with you? What’s wrong with that kid? Why is he behaving like that,’ to, ‘What happened to you,’ which is a very different question.” Oprah Winfrey recently discovered something MCCH … Read More

5 Social Media Accounts Every Homelessness Activist Should Follow

  As you saw in our last blog, there are several ways for absolutely anyone to be an activist. The quickest and easiest way to advocate for your favorite cause is through sharing information on social media and educating your friends … Read More

How to Be a Successful Advocate with Any Schedule

  Only 25% of Americans volunteer. Are you one of them? Volunteering is a hands-on way to advocate for a charity or nonprofit, but not everyone has the time, energy, or resources. Thankfully, there are several ways to advocate for … Read More

Homelessness Is Not a Costume

    Halloween is an exciting time of year for those who celebrate it, but it’s important to keep in mind what message you’re sending with your costume. In recent years, many marginalized groups have pushed back against people who dress … Read More

Donor Spotlight: Judy Black and Washington-Rockville Elks Club Go Above and Beyond for Formerly Homeless

Judy Black volunteering at the face painting station at our Back to School Fair. All of us can be advocates for issues that we value. You just need passion for the cause and the willingness to try to inspire others … Read More

Total Wine & More Gives MCCH Clients a Five-Star Restaurant Experience

                          Once a client enters one of our permanent housing programs, our staff helps them transition and thrive in their new home. This includes learning how to plan … Read More

5 Myths about Homelessness that are Just Plain Wrong

At MCCH, we pride ourselves on creating innovative and successful solutions to end homelessness in our community.  However, we know that in order to truly end homelessness, our programs and support services aren’t enough—systemic change is necessary. Advocating for our clients is … Read More