Safe shelter from the cold will be available beginning the evening of Friday, April 6, throughout the weekend at the IW Empowerment Center, 2nd Floor of 8106 Georgia Ave., Progress Place Building in Silver Spring. Overnight shelter will be provided Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights on a first-come, first-served basis. People interested in overnight shelter [...]
INMC Launch When: Monday, April 9, 6-9pm Where: Silver Spring Civic Center (1 Veterans Pl., Silver Spring, MD 20910) - park in adjacent garage This is the formal launch of the Interfaith Network of Montgomery County (INMC)! The event begins a 6pm with a refreshment, live music and resource fair. At 7pm, County Executive Isiah Leggett [...]
The Second Annual "Songs of Life" Concert will benefit the Interfaith Works Clothing Center. Enjoy a mix of choral and chamber music with performances by: Kehila Chadasha Indonesian Kids Performing Arts (IKPA) Kolot HaLev – Voices of the Heart Warner Memorial Presbyterian Sanctuary Choir Christ Congregational Church Chancel Choir Guest Musicians Jeannette Davis, piano and [...]
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:
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, [...]
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.
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, [...]
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.
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 [...]