Consider supporting Interfaith Works by donating appreciated stock as part of your financial strategy. You'll be helping people lift themselves out of poverty, with some benefits for you too. Thank you to our friends at Chevy Chase Trust investment advisors for providing this guidance: Get a dual tax benefit while helping your favorite charity. When [...]
Here is the IW Clothing Center schedule in December and January: Sunday, Dec. 31 - Monday, Jan. 8: Center Closed Saturday, Jan. 13: Center Closed Happy new year!
Toben and Sadi found themselves homeless when they were evicted from their Wheaton apartment. Well-educated technology specialists, the couple ran out of money when their contract work dried up. They put their possessions in storage. A friend let them sleep on his apartment floor, but they were expected to leave every morning for the day. [...]
Interfaith Works and Strathmore Music Center will again join forces to ensure individuals and families in need have a safer, warmer winter through Share the Warmth, a coat drive for arts patrons and music lovers to give back to their community. Strathmore will collect gently used and new coats, as well as hats, gloves and [...]
Interfaith Works, as a member of the Montgomery County Interagency Commission on Homelessness (ICH), is collaborating with community partners to end chronic homelessness in Montgomery County in 2018. The campaign is known as "Inside (Not Outside)." Interfaith Works' programs are part of the solution, providing permanent supportive housing to men and women who have experienced chronic [...]
SOS! Our cupboards are almost bare. IW Clothing Center needs your donations, especially clothing, shoes and homegoods. The families who patronize the center are doing their back-to-school shopping now as you may be, and the demand is very high. Just this morning alone, the center served 90 (!) families! Clean out your closets as fall [...]
Safe shelter from the heat is available during the day this week (July 18-21) at the Interfaith Works Empowerment Center, 8106 Georgia Ave., 2nd Fl., in the Progress Place Building in Silver Spring. Please call 301.585.4471 for more information.
Due to a significant water system failure at the 2 Taft Court location in Rockville, the Interfaith Works Women's Center residents and staff have been temporarily relocated to the IW Empowerment Center (8106 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring). Repairs needed are major and are expected to take at least two months to complete, and the 2 [...]
Interfaith Works and the Montgomery County Faith Community Advisory Council are forming a new public-private partnership, creating a new entity to assist Montgomery County faith communities in meeting residents’ needs. The new initiative will be known as Interfaith Network of Montgomery County. The partnership will build on the strengths of both entities to amplify their [...]
Are you looking for a satisfying service activity for your kids, swim team or book club? Interfaith Works Women's Center in Rockville, a residential facility serving women who previously experienced homelessness, needs volunteers to provide bagged lunches and dinners for the following dates. July 10-12 July 24–26 Aug. 27 Sept. 1-15 Bagged lunches and dinners [...]