Home»2018

IM AND HOUSTON FAITH COMMUNITY SUPPORT THE TREE OF LIFE VICTIMS IN PITTSBURGH

IM AND HOUSTON FAITH COMMUNITY SUPPORT THE TREE OF LIFE VICTIMS IN PITTSBURGH

2020-03-02T10:23:46-06:00November 8th, 2018|

An attack on people of any faith is an attack on all people. IM extends thoughts and prayers to the victims of the Tree of Life congregation in Pittsburgh, as well as support from nearly 150 faith leaders in Houston: https://www.imgh.org/our-hearts-are-with-pittsburgh/  

FOR ALL HUMANITY LUNCHEON TO RAISE FUNDS, HOPE FOR REFUGEES

2020-03-02T10:25:51-06:00October 30th, 2018|

IM’s For All Humanity Luncheon on Nov. 13 at the Westin Memorial City hotel raises much-needed funds for refugees who have made Houston their new home. IM’s Refugee Services department legally resettles refugees from around the world who are fleeing violence or persecution. In partnership with the U.S. State Department and Episcopal Migration Ministries, IM [...]

IM NEEDS 2,000 VOLUNTEERS TO DELIVER THANKSGIVING MEALS TO SENIORS

2020-03-02T10:29:02-06:00October 22nd, 2018|

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and IM is looking to recruit approximately 2,000 volunteers to help deliver turkey dinners with all the trimmings to its 4,000 Meals on Wheels clients – many of whom will be spending the holiday alone. The distribution will mark IM’s largest event of the year. To make sure all [...]

Houston area’s AniMeals on Wheels provides food for senior’s pets, partners up with PetSmart for veterinarian care

2020-03-02T10:30:36-06:00September 24th, 2018|

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s aniMeals on Wheels program has been helping feed the pets of underserved seniors for 11 years. More recently, aniMeals on Wheels has discovered a need for those pets to receive veterinarian care as well.... READ MORE.

ANIMEALS ON WHEELS IS RUNNING LOW ON DRY DOG FOOD. DONATIONS ARE WELCOME!

2020-03-02T10:31:13-06:00July 9th, 2018|

Working as a heavy equipment mechanic at Fort Bragg in the 1970s, Richard Wright, 50, developed a double hernia in his stomach, which required immediate surgery and a colostomy bag. Today, he struggles with a permanent disability and, as a result, is a grateful Meals on Wheels client. “I love it,” he says of the [...]

IM JOINS CITY PRESS CONFERENCE TO SUPPORT FAMILY UNITY AMONG IMMIGRANTS

2020-03-02T10:33:15-06:00June 19th, 2018|

On June 19, Juneteenth – the day set aside to commemorate the abolition of slavery – Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner held a press conference regarding a proposed locally-based detention center that would house undocumented children who are being separated from their families as they attempt to cross the Texas-Mexico border. Turner encouraged people to “do [...]

EXPERTS TO SPEAK ABOUT GLOBAL REFUGEE CRISIS, LOCAL SOLUTIONS

2020-03-02T10:33:55-06:00June 18th, 2018|

On June 20, World Refugee Day, a panel of Houston-area experts will discuss the global refugee crisis and how the city’s five refugee resettlement agencies are addressing the issue – including finding unique opportunities to help refugees on new levels, such as better employment opportunities, socialization opportunities that combat isolation, and academic scholarships for adult [...]

IM AND TXU ENERGY WORK TO BRING BOX FANS TO SENIORS

2020-03-02T10:34:37-06:00June 17th, 2018|

With summer temperatures on the rise, IM is partnering with TXU Energy to host a Beat the Heat “Fan4Fan” drive. On June 20, Houstonians are invited to donate a new box fan to help IM’s at-risk Meals on Wheels clients stay cool and avoid heat-related emergencies. For each donated fan or $20 online donation to [...]

OPERATION IMPACT DELIVERS STORM MEALS, BOTTLED WATER TO MORE THAN 4,000 SENIORS

2020-03-02T10:35:14-06:00June 5th, 2018|

For the third consecutive year in a row, IM hosted an ever-expanding Operation IMpact on June 2. Now serving Galveston County, the regional campaign distributes shelf-stable meals and bottled water to approximately 4,000 Meals on Wheels seniors, veterans, and disabled clients in preparation for Hurricane Season. Supporting the effort, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett stopped [...]

REFUGEES FAMILIES GATHERED AT IM FOR IFTAR AND EID CELEBRATIONS

2020-03-02T10:35:53-06:00May 30th, 2018|

During the season of Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk. They break fast at sundown with an Iftar meal. For the third year in a row, IM hosted an Iftar on May 18 for its refugee families with more than 100 supporters, volunteers and staff attending. This event brought refugees from diverse lands together [...]