NEW VOLUNTEER POLICY effective immediately:All volunteers coming to the Interfaith Works Clothing Center — including HUB volunteers — must submit proof of COVID vaccination, or proof of a negative COVID test 72 hours prior to volunteering. Documentation can be brought to the Center when you come to volunteer or emailed prior to your volunteer appointment to … Continue reading New Volunteer Requirements
Thanks to a partnership with organization Be The Good (BTG), the IW Clothing Center will host a Little Free Food Pantry on site to help our neighbors experiencing food insecurity. The concept is similar to Little Free Libraries, providing easy access based in the community. People are welcome to take what they need. With the … Continue reading Little Food Pantry at IW Clothing Center
Our neighbors jumped into action when flooding displaced residents of the Rock Creek Woods Apartments. They fled to safety with almost nothing and our community responded with donations and messages of support.
Join us for a sorting party so families can get the essentials they need sooner. The community’s generosity in donating items to the IW Clothing Center to help those hit by recent flooding has been huge – overwhelming, in fact. We are swamped and need your help. To help get donations into the hands of … Continue reading It’s A Sorting Party!
What an incredible response! Thank you. We have opened the IW Clothing Center to affected families so they can come shop for free for any home goods and clothing items they need. While families/individuals are shopping, we also are working with them to find out if they have other needs, so we can connect them to more resources to respond to those issues. PLEASE NOTE: We have been overwhelmed with the community’s … Continue reading Help Those Affected by Rock Creek Woods Apartments Flood
Help your neighbors. There are lots of opportunities to volunteer at the IW Clothing Center at 751 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. Questions about volunteering or scheduling a volunteer group at the Interfaith Works Clothing Center? Please contact Miranda Marks, firstname.lastname@example.org, 240-728-6489. Sort and organize donated clothes & household goods on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday The Interfaith … Continue reading Roll Up Your Sleeves and Help Others!
Do you remember that “fall feeling” just before the start of a new school year? Thinking back, I remember a sense of anticipation, maybe mixed with just a bit of trepidation. Would I be assigned to a homeroom with my friends? Would I like my teachers? Would I feel ready to take on new classes? … Continue reading A Fresh Start
Luckily for Interfaith Works and those we serve, there are people who see a need and will not rest until they respond to it. That was the case of Lyttonsville resident Patricia Tyson. Pat lives down the street from the overflow shelter that IW manages at the Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center. The site was … Continue reading Resting On A Cloud
Interfaith Works’ Vocational Services Program (VSP) provides tailored support for low-income and/or homeless individuals through job readiness programs, employment assistance, and support after employment. The program helps our neighbors move forward to achieve the stability, dignity, and independence that employment can bring. In FY20, IW’s VSP helped 147 individuals find employment – a 78% placement … Continue reading More to the Story: Vocational Services Program