Family Independence Initiative

As an extension of our empowerment programs, Interfaith Works will partner with the Family Independence Initiative, an innovative organization working to help families escape poverty, not just survive it. More information about FII is here. FII Founder Mauricio Miller was the keynote speaker at the Interfaith Works April 2017 Companies Caring Breakfast. Learn more about [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|Advocacy, Helping Hand, Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

She Persisted

Like so many of the almost 17,000 people served by Interfaith Works each year, Margaret had a dream: to be an educator in the United States. Through persistence and help from Interfaith Works, she achieved it. Margaret first joined forces with the Interfaith Works Vocational Services Program in February 2016, referred by Interfaith Works’ Project [...]

By |March 27th, 2017|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

From the CEO: Open Doors

Interfaith Works was founded almost 45 years ago by a group of congregations that, despite differing faith traditions, were united in a commitment to open their doors to welcome all Montgomery County neighbors in need of help. That was our commitment in 1972 and it remains our commitment today. Interfaith Works opposes all policies that [...]

By |February 27th, 2017|Advocacy, From the CEO, Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

From the CEO: A New Day, A New Home

In early January 2017, the new Interfaith Works Women's Center at 2 Taft Court in Rockville opened for business. This was an important day in the lives of the women we serve. The night before, the IW residents left the old Wilkins Avenue shelter on a bus bound for the new site. Upon arriving, Interfaith [...]

By |February 27th, 2017|From the CEO, Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Shelter from Cold Available Feb. 16

Bundle up! Safe shelter from the cold is available Thursday, Feb. 16, at Interfaith Works Empowerment Center, 8106 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring in the Progress Place building. Please spread the word. More info is available at 301.585.4471.

By |February 16th, 2017|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Annual Point In Time Survey 2017

Interfaith Works staff and volunteers joined community leaders and other volunteers on Jan. 25 and 26 to fan out across Montgomery County to survey people experiencing homelessness. The Point In Time survey occurs nationally and provides crucial data on how communities are address homelessness, and also drives policy and funding decisions. Last year's count found [...]

By |January 31st, 2017|Events, Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Safe Shelter from Cold Available Jan. 30

Safe shelter from the cold is available Monday, Jan. 30, at the Interfaith Works Empowerment Center, 8106 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301.585.4471 for more information.

By |January 30th, 2017|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Support Interfaith Works by Volunteering on MLK Holiday

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by joining us at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center at 5701 Marinelli Rd. from 1 to 3PM on Monday, Jan. 16, to put together essential care packages for people in need. If you can't be there, please consider donating the following items to [...]

By |January 11th, 2017|Events, Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Safe Shelter Available Tuesday, Jan. 10, At IW Empowerment Center

Safe, warm shelter will be available during the day Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Interfaith Works Empowerment Center (formerly Community Vision) at Progress Place, 8106 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring. Call the IW Empowerment Center at 301.585.4471 for more information.

By |January 10th, 2017|Events, Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

New Interfaith Works Women’s Center Needs

Thank you to the many supporters who are helping make the new Interfaith Works Women's Center a welcoming space for our residents, making beds, moving furniture, unpacking kitchen items and helping outfit the new location. There are a few remaining needs. Please consider: Purchasing items remaining on our Amazon wishlist. Making a financial contribution so that larger [...]

By |December 30th, 2016|Helping Hand, Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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