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
Help school-aged children start the new school year right: support the IW backpack campaign. This year, IW hopes to supply new backpacks filled with new school supplies to 3,000 students, who are coming back into classrooms after a tough year of remote learning. You can support the campaign by making a financial donation here. There … Continue reading Support Our 2021 Backpack Campaign
The Clothing Center will be closed on Saturday, January 19, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will open for regular hours on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
This page will be updated as new information becomes available. Last update 1/24/2019. Interfaith Works is here to help Federal employees and contractors with emergency needs during the Federal shutdown. We recognize that this is a highly stressful time and that finding the right resources can be difficult. We are here to help. MUST BE … Continue reading Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees
The Clothing Center will be closed on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 for the Christmas holiday. The Clothing Center will also be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2019 through Monday, January 7, 2019 for the center’s bi-annual cleaning. We will open for regular hours on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
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 … Continue reading Strathmore “Share The Warmth” Coat Drive
We will welcome a huge crew of Comcast Beltway volunteers to the IW Clothing Center this Saturday (4/21) for their annual Comcast Cares Day. Because of that, we will not be able to accommodate other volunteers at the center. For more info on helping out at Interfaith Works, check out our website volunteer page: www.iworksmc.org/volunteer
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 … Continue reading Hypothermia Shelter April 6-8
[fusion_text]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, … Continue reading Celebrating a Successful Year at Progress Place