Why should your business partner with Interfaith Works?

  • Employee engagement through volunteerism demonstrates corporate responsibility and commitment to the community.
  • Interfaith Works’ diverse programs provide opportunities for publicity and social engagement.
  • Community involvement helps attract a highly-skilled workforce and promotes team building and employee retention.

Here are ways to help:

Host a collection drive.

Collect clothes and home goods.

Host a drive for the items Interfaith Works programs need most:

Interfaith Works Clothing Center collects new and gently-used clothing, along with sheets, towels and small home goods, and provides them to our neighbors free of charge, allowing them to use more of their resources on essential needs.

Collect other items.

  • Backpacks and school supplies
  • Laundry basket of essential items for an apartment
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Travel-sized toiletries
  • New and gently-used clothing

Hire individuals participating in vocational services.

Our team provides job preparation and ongoing support for employment retention success.

Brand the Interfaith Works Clothing Center.

Take advantage of the remaining opportunities to name the building or specific spaces at the hub of IW’s family programs, with over 15,000 visitors annually.

Sponsor an event.

Interfaith Works has high-visibility opportunities for sponsorship:

  • 5K/1K Run in October
  • IW Caring Breakfast in April

Showcase your brand to event participants and Interfaith Works’ broad base of financial supporters that include individual donors, member congregations, social service agencies, foundations, corporations, local businesses, government agencies, and over 5,000 compassionate and devoted volunteers.

  • Promote your company on our website, social media channels, event collateral and email blasts.
  • Access networking opportunities.

Organize a fundraiser.

Sponsor a walk, yoga class, dance, exercise session, etc., to educate about homelessness and raise funds for Interfaith Works.


Sort and organize donated clothes and household goods.

  • Interfaith Works Clothing Center, Rockville
  • Perfect for large groups of up to 40
  • Tuesday – Saturday only

Help us transform a once forgotten space into a community garden.

Mow the lawn, weed the garden beds, water the plants and undertake other landscaping tasks: perfect for large groups

Provide breakfast, lunch, or dinner for up to 35 formerly homeless women.

  • Interfaith Works Women’s Center in Rockville, Montgomery County’s only 365-days-per-year shelter for women
  • 4-6 volunteers per night if serving dinner
  • Meals may be purchased

Provide bagged lunches, host a weekend cookout, or prepare dinner/weekend brunch for 8 formerly homeless women.

  • Interfaith Works Houses in Rockville and Gaithersburg
  • Food may be prepared offsite and dropped off, or cooked on site
  • 2-3 volunteers at one time

Contact Nevie Brooks, Deputy Director of Development and Community Outreach, at nbrooks@iworksmc.org for more information.