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, email@example.com, 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!
County Councilmember Will Jawando (At Large) is scheduled to discuss his proposed legislation to provide additional protections to renters affected by the COVID health emergency. He will take part in the Emergency Assistance Coalition (EAC) meeting on Wednesday, Sept 1. The bill would limit rent increases and prohibit landlords from charging fees accrued for late … Continue reading Jawando To Discuss Renter Protection Legislation
The IW Clothing Center on Twinbrook Parkway will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 4, due to the Labor Day weekend.
Join us for a Community Conversation: Answering Your Questions About Homelessness. The link to join the Zoom meeting is here.
Interfaith Works gathered a panel of experts to explore the hurdles confronting parents who are trying to find and hold down jobs but are unable to access affordable child care. Watch the forum:
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
I recently took part in a moving ceremony honoring the memory of 88 people who had experienced homelessness and passed away in 2020 and 2021. We honored them by saying their names out loud. It was a somber occasion that pointed to the negative impacts homelessness can have on people’s health. In the end, having … Continue reading Remembering
IW CEO Courtney Hall and IW Senior Case Manager Katie Guzzey joined nonprofit, faith, and governmental leaders at a service honoring the memory of individuals who had experienced homelessness and passed away during 2020 and 2021. The event was an opportunity to reflect on the importance of ensuring a home for everyone in Montgomery County … Continue reading Honoring the Memory of Neighbors Who Are Gone
Join us on Thursday, July 29, at 7 pm for a community conversation with experts on “Understanding the Faces of Homelessness.” The conversation will be facilitated by IW’s Rev. Dr. Rosetta Robinson. Invited guests include: Christine Hong, IW Director of Homeless Services; Betsy Bowman, EveryMind; John Mendez, Bethesda Cares; Rozina Adhanom, Montgomery County HHS Dept.; … Continue reading July Community Conversation: Understanding the Faces of Homelessness