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 [...]
Jeff (not his real name), a slender man in his late 30s, came to Interfaith Works Residences through Interfaith Works' Carroll House men’s shelter program after experiencing homelessness for some time. Although Jeff's family cares for him deeply and wants the best for him, they were unable to understand or assist him with his behavioral health issues. At Carroll [...]
The brutal temperatures this winter are inconvenient to most of us, but pose extraordinary challenges for our neighbors experiencing homelessness. It can be a life-or-death situation. In partnership with Montgomery County, Interfaith Works opens the doors of our Silver Spring-based IW Empowerment Center to be sure that no one is left to face the elements [...]
Interfaith Works is accepting new and gently used clothing and home goods to help those affected by the Fireside Place apartment fire at the IW Clothing Center at 751 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. Thank you to generous community members who have already donated. Interfaith Works is not accepting monetary donations to be distributed to those [...]