Cold Days, Warm Hearts!

We thank the many volunteers who went above and beyond to  provide cold-weather provisions and meals to get our shelters through the "Snowzilla" blizzard: Jenny Nachbar, Our Lady of Mercy School Laura Synder, Seven Locks Baptist Church Marnel Williams, Potomac Presbyterian Church Billye Joyce Roberts, Kehilat Shalom Meredith Singer, B’nai Shalom of Olney Sandra Schwartz, [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|Helping Hand, Latest News, Volunteer|0 Comments

Interfaith Works Main Office, Clothing Center Closing at Noon Jan. 22

Interfaith Works' main office at 114 West Montgomery Ave. in Rockville and the Interfaith Clothing Center at 751 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville will both close at noon today, Jan. 22, due to the coming storm. The clothing center will not reopen until Tuesday of next week at the earliest. Please check back for updates.

By |January 22nd, 2016|Events, Latest News, Volunteer|0 Comments

Shoebox Success!

Thanks to donations from many families, groups and congregations, 250 men and women who come to our Community Vision facility for help received decorated holiday shoeboxes filled with essentials like socks, toiletries and gift cards. These shoeboxes often are the only holiday gifts they receive, so the boxes are precious. We are very grateful to [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|Helping Hand, Latest News, Volunteer|0 Comments

Going Above and Beyond

When it comes to holiday giving, employees at HMS Host always go the extra mile to put smiles on the faces of children in our Friends in Action family mentoring program. Each winter, HMS Host puts up an "angel tree" decorated with tags indicating the wishes of Friends in Action children, and generous HMS employees [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|Helping Hand, Latest News, Volunteer|0 Comments

Layers of Love

Thanks to the generosity of creative, thoughtful teen bakers, children in our Friends in Action program receive a homemade, personalized decorated birthday cake to help them celebrate. Through the non-profit BirthdayCakes4Free of Montgomery County, volunteer student bakers lovingly decorate cakes so that children can feel special on their birthdays. Katie Savercool of our Family Services [...]

By |December 29th, 2015|Helping Hand, Latest News, Volunteer|0 Comments

Becky’s House Celebrates 10 Years!

The Esipila sisters, volunteers at Becky's House Ten years ago, Becky's House was founded to provide a safe living environment for chronically homeless, senior women who found it difficult to get around within the traditional shelter environment. Today, this unique program is home to eight senior women, providing 24-hour oversight while implementing individual [...]

By |December 21st, 2015|Latest News, Uncategorized, Volunteer|0 Comments

Holiday Thank Yous

HMS Host holiday elves come up big! Thank you for brightening the holidays for those we serve. If your name is missing, please email Charlotte Garvey,, so we can add you to the list. We are very grateful and don't want to leave anyone out! Heidi Brodsky Michele Craig & Christ [...]

By |December 18th, 2015|Helping Hand, Latest News, Uncategorized, Volunteer|0 Comments

‘Every Student Has Hope’

It's been six years since Interfaith Works volunteer and banking expert Michael Richardson began teaching a financial literacy class for Interfaith Works' vocational services program. Michael, who has had a long career in community lending and outreach for Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union (MAFCU), has devoted many hours to advising job-seekers enrolled in Interfaith Works' job-readiness series [...]

By |December 18th, 2015|Helping Hand, Latest News, Uncategorized, Volunteer|0 Comments

Become an Interfaith Works Volunteer

UPDATE: PLEASE GO TO OUR VOLUNTEER PAGE FOR CURRENT INFORMATION. All potential volunteers must complete an application to volunteer with Interfaith Works. Here is what you need to do: Click on "On-line Application" button below. Complete and submit the application. Once your application is approved, you will receive a confirmation email that will include a [...]

By |December 16th, 2015|Uncategorized, Volunteer|0 Comments

Learn More About Friends In Action

Interfaith Works' Friends in Action program is a family-oriented program that provides case management, supported by family mentoring by dedicated teams of trained mentors who work with families in crisis. To learn more, watch this interview with Interfaith Works' Samantha Crosby:    

By |November 4th, 2015|Helping Hand, Latest News, Volunteer|0 Comments
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