It feels a little hard to believe, but next month marks my first year as CEO of Interfaith Works. It has been a year filled with challenges and with inspiration.
Help school-aged children start the new school year right: support the IW backpack campaign. This year, IW hopes to supply new backpacks filled with new school supplies to 3,000 students, who are coming back into classrooms after a tough year of remote learning. You can support the campaign by making a financial donation here. Or … Continue reading Support Our 2021 Backpack Campaign
Interfaith Works 2018 Caring Breakfast was a huge success. Thank you to all who contributed, especially our sponsors, emcee Armando Trull and Rev. Abhi Janamanchi, who provided the invocation. You can view photos from the 2018 Interfaith Works Caring Breakfast here. Videos about our honorees: Home Depot of Bethesda – Corporate Champion of the Year … Continue reading IW Caring Breakfast 2018
[fusion_text]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.[/fusion_text][vimeo id=”254552181″ width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”” class=””][/vimeo]
Monday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building Christine Hong, IW’s Director of Homeless Services will join a panel of social service leaders and Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal, chair of the Council’s Health and Human Services Committee, at a community discussion on the State of Homelessness in Montgomery County on … Continue reading IW Will Join Community Discussion on Homelessness in Montgomery County
Interfaith Works Empowerment Center in Silver Spring recently celebrated one year in the new Progress Place Building at 8106 Georgia Avenue. Montgomery Community Media focused on the vital services provided at that location. Take a look! [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sguiSdYoRA[/embedyt]
Giving Tuesday, November 28, is a global day of giving. We invite you to join this world-wide movement to help others by contributing to Interfaith Works today. Our volunteers, board members and employees are sharing why they support Interfaith Works. We hope you will join them. “I am involved with Interfaith Works because I … Continue reading Giving Tuesday is Nov. 28!
Interfaith Works Clothing Center, a program of Interfaith Works, serves 13,000 low-income Montgomery County residents annually, providing them with free access to donated clothing and home-goods. By donating bras to low-income women, breast surgery patients and mission-aligned women can reinvent their bras in a way that will help women in need. The donated bras also … Continue reading IW, Brem Foundation Collaborate to Connect Survivors and Women in Need
SOS! Our cupboards are almost bare. IW Clothing Center needs your donations, especially clothing, shoes and homegoods. The families who patronize the center are doing their back-to-school shopping now as you may be, and the demand is very high. Just this morning alone, the center served 90 (!) families! Clean out your closets as fall … Continue reading Clothing Donations Needed!
Safe shelter from the cold is available Monday, Jan. 30, at the Interfaith Works Empowerment Center, 8106 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301.585.4471 for more information.