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COVID Relief for Restaurant & Bar workers

COVID Relief for Restaurant & Bar workers

Are you or someone you know a restaurant / bar worker who was negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020?    Help is available! The Problem: The restaurant industry has been among the hardest hit from the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Many...

It’s All About the Kids

It’s All About the Kids

The Interfaith Family Shelter looked quite different until a few years ago. Although there was a playroom where the children of our clients could do arts and crafts, there were no regular staff assigned to oversee this space, and volunteer programs were generally...

We’re Hiring: Evening Shelter Monitor

We’re Hiring: Evening Shelter Monitor

The Interfaith Family Shelter has an open position for an Evening Shelter Monitor. If you, or someone you know, has: (a) excellent organizational and conflict-management skills, (b) is a great listener and motivator, and (c) has a passion for helping others succeed,...

We’re Hiring: Rapid Rehousing Case Manager

We’re Hiring: Rapid Rehousing Case Manager

The Interfaith Family Shelter has an open position for a Rapid Rehousing Case Manager. Do you have a passion for helping families find permanent and sustainable solutions to homelessness? If you are well-organized, have excellent people skills, and enjoy motivating...

Families Together 2020: A big success!

Families Together 2020: A big success!

Families Together 2020 was a virtual event this year. We were admittedly worried about how this would affect the scope of this event, its impact, and fundraising capacity. Well, the numbers are finally in, and they are truly wonderful: Total amount raised: $38,600   ...

Play On!

Play On!

It's been a long time coming - but the Interfaith Family Shelter finally has a beautiful brand-new play structure for the children! The previous play structure was removed in May 2019, after it became rickety and unsafe for the children. Since then, the playground has...

Families Together 2020 is online on 10/21

Families Together 2020 is online on 10/21

The annual Families Together fundraiser is a virtual event this year! And we have a very special treat lined up for you. We are committed to keeping families, supporters, and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. So our annual fundraiser is moving online this year....

A new set of wheels!

A new set of wheels!

Heather Barnes has been through a lot. The single mom of two young children was woken up by her ex-husband one morning to find out that they were suddenly homeless.

Lights, camera… housing!

Lights, camera… housing!

This spring, the Interfaith Family Shelter has been collaborating with a team from Soledad O'Brien productions on a public health documentary. The film explores how local communities are responding to public health issues - including homelessness - during the ongoing...

GiveBIG 2020 – A BIG success

GiveBIG 2020 – A BIG success

GiveBIG 2020 was a 2-day event this year. GiveBIG is a movement to support non-profits that provide vital and essential local services. A big thank you to everyone who helped us meet - and exceed - our donation target! This year, all donations went toward our Rapid...