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Roll Up Your Sleeves and Help Others!

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, mmarks@iworksmc.org, 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!

Jawando To Discuss Renter Protection Legislation

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

Remembering

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

Honoring the Memory of Neighbors Who Are Gone

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

July Community Conversation: Understanding the Faces of Homelessness

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