Interfaith Works Director of Homeless Services Christine Hong was a featured panelist on Montgomery Community Media's "Montgomery Week in Review" recently, discussing IW programs to address the needs of people experiencing homelessness and trying to leave poverty behind.
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 by March 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 [...]
Interfaith Works Clothing Center, a program of Interfaith Works, serves 13,000 low-income Montgomery County residents annually, providing them with free access to donated clothing and home-goods. By donating bras to low-income women, breast surgery patients and mission-aligned women can reinvent their bras in a way that will help women in need. The donated bras also [...]
From September 6 through October 25, the IW Clothing Center, 751 Twinbrook Pkwy. in Rockvillem will host tours for anyone interested in seeing the new, expanded space. Tours will take place every Wednesday at 10am or 3pm. If you are interested, please sign up here: bit.ly/IWClothingCtrToursFall2017 We look forward to seeing you! Contact Rachel [...]
Thank you to our individual donors, who contributed $500 or more to support our work in fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016). Please report any omissions and errors to Charlotte Garvey, email@example.com. Harold Ross & Lori Amos Linna M. Barnes & Christian Mixter Mary Ellen & Robert Beall Joseph T. & [...]
Thank you to our congregational supporters, who contributed $500 or more to support our work in fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016). Please report any omissions and errors to Charlotte Garvey, firstname.lastname@example.org. Bethesda Friends Meeting Bethesda United Church of Christ Bethesda United Methodist Church B'nai Israel Congregation Boyds Presbyterian Church Bradley [...]
Interfaith Works Residences in Silver Spring provide residential units that are the new homes of formerly homeless men and women. Residents who are moving in often have been living on the streets or in emergency shelters, so they are starting from scratch. Please take a look at the list and see if you can help [...]
This event on May 7, 2017, was sponsored by Kehila Chadasha congregation, Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church and Indonesian Kids Performing Arts, and benefited the Interfaith Works Clothing Center. Thank you to all of those involved for a spectacular evening of music in support of IW.
The new Interfaith Works Clothing Center has opening it doors upstairs at 751 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville, following a grand ribbon-cutting. If you weren't able to attend the event, you can still feel like you were there, thanks to media coverage and the photos below (courtesy of Les Henig Photography). Montgomery Community Media: New Clothing [...]
So far, 2017 is shaping up to be an amazing year of progress for Interfaith Works, with the launch of expanded, improved programming at three new sites (see below). The moves have been exhilarating and brought challenges too, as we have encountered a number of unforeseen bumps in the road that have had a [...]