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 [...]
The Interfaith Clothing Center will close on Friday, Dec. 23 at 1pm and will be closed all day on Saturday, Dec. 24. The Center will re-open on Tuesday, Dec. 27. The Center also will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Wishing you happy and restful holidays!
Thank you to so many of you who used our Amazon wishlist to provide essentials for our residents of the Interfaith Works Women's Center in the center's new space on Taft Court in Rockville. We have everything we need from that list, so we are very grateful for your generosity. There are additional items that [...]
Our 2016 Make Your Mark 5K/1K was a big success! Thanks for joining us. Here are some shots from the day. Full photo album is here. Race results are here.
Our 19th Companies Caring Breakfast featured short videos introducing our honorees, Capital One, the Simon Family and ChuckÂ Short. Take a look. Capital OneÂ - Corporate Partner of the Year The Simon FamilyÂ - Humanitarians of the Year ChuckÂ ShortÂ - Legacy of LeadershipÂ These videos were shot, edited [...]
Legacy of Leadership Award - Charles "Chuck" Short Chuck Short has spent a lifetime devoted to helping those in need in Montgomery County through his professional and private life, and has been a long-time Interfaith Works supporter. His career has included nearly two decades leading the countyâ€™s health and human service agency, and four years [...]
We thank the many volunteers who went above and beyond to Â provide cold-weather provisions and meals to get our shelters through the "Snowzilla" blizzard: Jenny Nachbar, Our Lady of Mercy School Laura Synder, Seven Locks Baptist Church Marnel Williams, Potomac Presbyterian Church Billye Joyce Roberts, Kehilat Shalom Meredith Singer, Bâ€™nai Shalom of Olney Sandra Schwartz, [...]
Interfaith Works' main office at 114 West Montgomery Ave. in Rockville and the Interfaith Clothing Center at 751 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville will both close at noon today, Jan. 22, due to the coming storm. The clothing center will not reopen until Tuesday of next week at the earliest. Please check back for updates.
Thanks to donations from many families, groups and congregations, 250 men and women who come to our Community Vision facility for help received decorated holiday shoeboxes filled with essentials like socks, toiletries and gift cards. These shoeboxes often are the only holiday gifts they receive, so the boxes are precious. We are very grateful to [...]
When it comes to holiday giving, employees at HMS Host always go the extra mile to put smiles on the faces of children in our Friends in Action family mentoring program. Each winter, HMS Host puts up an "angel tree" decorated with tags indicating the wishes of Friends in Action children, and generous HMS employees [...]