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IW on Montgomery Week In Review

Suzanne Lofhjelm, Interfaith Works director of development and community outreach, appeared on Montgomery Community Media's Montgomery Week in Review to talk about her transition to Interfaith Works from the staff of Sen. Chris Van Hollen, the essential services provided by Interfaith Works, and the IW Caring Breakfast on April 26. Take a look:

By |March 12th, 2018|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

Celebrating a Successful Year at Progress Place

Interfaith Works joined with great partners Shepherd's Table and Mobile Med to celebrate one year of successfully serving people experiencing homelessness in Silver Spring at Progress Place (8106 Georgia Ave.). Interfaith Works Empowerment Center at Progress Place provides many services, including vocational services, access to showers and laundry, access to overnight shelter in weather extremes, [...]

By |March 8th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Shelter from Cold March 3

Safe shelter from the cold is available on Saturday, March 3,  until 10:30am at IW Empowerment Center, 8106 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, 2nd Floor of Progress Place building.

By |March 3rd, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Soap’s On! Support IW Through Whole Foods Market Campaign

Interfaith Works is partnering with Whole Foods Market stores across Montgomery County in a campaign to provide soap for men and women served at the IW Empowerment Center in Silver Spring. The Center provides more than 10,000 showers a year!  From February 21-27, head to your local Whole Foods Market stores (Bethesda, Friendship Heights/Chevy Chase, Kentlands, Rockville [...]

By |February 23rd, 2018|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Success Stories – Meet Dante

Through many connected programs, Interfaith Works was able to help Dante overcome challenges and lift himself out of homelessness. As a teenager, Dante was forced to care for himself when his mother returned to her home in the Virgin Islands and Dante remained in Maryland. Despite this obstacle, Dante continued to hold a part-time job, [...]

By |February 21st, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Watch IW’s Monica Barberis-Young on “MoCo365”

Interfaith Works Family Services Director Monica Barberis-Young talks to the Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. (MCEDC) about the role Interfaith Works plays in Montgomery County, part of MCEDC's "MoCo365" video campaign.

By |February 16th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Success Stories – Meet Adam

Adam (not his real name), a stocky man in his early 60s, has experienced homelessness over many years. Now, Adam lives at Interfaith Works Residences, where he has an efficiency apartment, and works with multiple community partners to address his behavioral health and medical needs. The IW Residences program provides permanent supportive housing for men and women who [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Success Stories – Meet Jeff

Jeff (not his real name), a slender man in his late 30s, came to Interfaith Works Residences through Interfaith Works' Carroll House men’s shelter program after experiencing homelessness for some time. Although Jeff's family cares for him deeply and wants the best for him, they were unable to understand or assist him with his behavioral health issues. At Carroll [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Saving Lives – CEO Blog

The brutal temperatures this winter are inconvenient to most of us, but pose extraordinary challenges for our neighbors experiencing homelessness. It can be a life-or-death situation. In partnership with Montgomery County, Interfaith Works opens the doors of our Silver Spring-based IW Empowerment Center to be sure that no one is left to face the elements [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|From the CEO, Latest News|0 Comments

Assistance to Residents Affected By Rockville Fire – Clarification

Interfaith Works is accepting new and gently used clothing and home goods to help those affected by the Fireside Place apartment fire at the IW Clothing Center at 751 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. Thank you to generous community members who have already donated. Interfaith Works is not accepting monetary donations to be distributed to those [...]

By |February 6th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments
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