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 Announces 2018 Board Officers and Directors ROCKVILLE, Md. (August 20, 2018) – Interfaith Works, a nonprofit agency that helps people lift themselves out of poverty and homelessness through prevention, stabilization and empowerment programs, today announced its board of directors, effective July 2018. “We are thrilled to have such a distinguished group of business [...]
The IW Empowerment Center (2nd Floor, Progress Place, 8106 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring) will be open as a cooling center to prevent hyperthermia from 11am-6pm on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15. Please let others know. Info is available at 301.585.4471.
The IW Empowerment Center (2nd Floor, Progress Place, 8106 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring) will be open as a cooling center to prevent hyperthermia from 11am-6pm on Wednesday, July 4. Please let others know. Info is available at 301.585.4471.
The Interagency Commission on Homelessness, of which Interfaith Works is a member, will hold a community service to honor the memory of people who experienced homelessness and have passed away over the past year. The service is on Wednesday, July 18, 9-10:30am, Montgomery County Executive Office Building and Circuit Court Plaza, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, MD. [...]
The IW Empowerment Center, 2nd Floor of 8106 Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring will be open to provide cool shelter to guard against hyperthermia from 11am-6pm on Saturday (6/30) and Sunday (7/1). Call 301.585.4471 for more info. Please spread the word.
Interfaith Works 2018 Caring Breakfast was a huge success. Thank you to all who contributed, especially our sponsors, emcee Armando Trull and Rev. Abhi Janamanchi, who provided the invocation. You can view photos from the 2018 Interfaith Works Caring Breakfast here. Videos about our honorees: Home Depot of Bethesda - Corporate Champion of the Year [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
Monday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building Christine Hong, IW's Director of Homeless Services will join a panel of social service leaders and Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal, chair of the Council’s Health and Human Services Committee, at a community discussion on the State of Homelessness in Montgomery County on [...]