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A MOMENT OF PRAYER AND REFLECTION FOR COVID-19

A MOMENT OF PRAYER AND REFLECTION FOR COVID-19

2020-03-27T16:38:13-05:00March 27th, 2020|

Join Pastor Harvey Clemons, Interfaith Ministries, and other faith and community leaders in a moment of prayer and reflection on Monday, March 30 from Noon – 12:05 p.m. in your time zone. HOUSTON (March 27, 2020) – Pastor Harvey Clemons from Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Interfaith Ministries, and other faith and community leaders are encouraging [...]

NFL PLAYER ADRIAN PETERSON AND FAMILY MAKE $50,000 GIFT TO INTERFAITH MINISTRIES

2020-03-23T15:25:32-05:00March 23rd, 2020|

Washington Redskins NFL running back Adrian Peterson and his wife Ashley have made a generous gift of $50,000 to Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s Meals on Wheels program during the COVID-19 outbreak. Mr. Peterson wanted to make the gift on his birthday and was inspired by the memory of Ashley’s grandfather, who had been a [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON EXPEDITES DELIVERY OF EMERGENCY FOOD TO 4,300+ SENIORS DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

2020-03-12T16:34:00-05:00March 12th, 2020|

HOUSTON (March 12, 2020) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) delivers emergency, shelf-stable meals to more than 4,300 Meals on Wheels seniors each year in preparation for hurricane season. This project, called Operation IMpact, ensures that area seniors have access to food in case a storm keeps Interfaith Ministries’ drivers from making their [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON HOSTS OPERATION IMPACT TO SUPPLY EMERGENCY FOOD TO 4,400 HOMEBOUND SENIORS IN HARRIS AND GALVESTON COUNTIES

2020-03-02T09:46:08-06:00February 18th, 2020|

Volunteer drivers are needed for Meals on Wheels food deliveries HOUSTON (February 18, 2020) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) is hosting Operation IMpact 2020 on Saturday, May 2 from 8 a.m. to noon at distribution centers located in Harris County and Galveston County. Operation IMpact volunteers will be delivering shelf-stable meals to [...]

$500,000 DONATION FOR NEW LINDA AND FRED MARSHALL VOLUNTEER WELCOME CENTER ANNOUNCED AT INTERFAITH MINISTRIES’ 7TH ANNUAL WAGS & WHISKERS BRUNCH

2020-02-17T16:02:09-06:00February 17th, 2020|

HOUSTON (February 17, 2020) – This year’s brunch honoree and longtime Animeals supporter Fred G. Marshall announced a $500,000 donation for the Linda and Fred Marshall Volunteer Welcome Center at Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) at the 7th Annual Wags & Whiskers Brunch, formerly the Best Friends Brunch, on Saturday, February 8, 2020. [...]

VOLUNTEER HOUSTON PARTNERS WITH TWITTER FOR GOOD ON RECORD-SETTING DAY OF SERVICE IN HOUSTON

2020-01-27T10:53:33-06:00January 20th, 2020|

Houston (January 20, 2020) – Volunteer Houston, a program of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries), and the local Points of Light affiliate, partnered with Twitter to manage the largest corporate volunteer project in the company’s history. On January 16, more than 4,000 global Twitter employees volunteered at over 44 project sites across the [...]

GOVERNOR ABBOTT SHOULD REVERSE HIS DECISION ON REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

2020-01-27T10:53:58-06:00January 14th, 2020|

We at Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston were deeply disappointed to learn on Friday, Jan. 10 that Gov. Greg Abbott will not allow any new refugees to resettle in Texas in 2020-2021. Under the current federal administration, both city, county and state officials must agree to resettle refugees if a city community is to welcome [...]

BEST FRIENDS BRUNCH RAISES MORE THAN $100,000 FOR AniMeals ON WHEELS

2020-03-02T10:46:57-06:00February 14th, 2018|

On the heels of fashion week in New York City, a pet fashion show in Houston stole the hearts of elite animal advocates at the Feb. 10 Best Friends Brunch – a fundraiser that brought in $100,000 for AniMeals, a program of IM that feeds the pets of Meals on Wheels’ homebound seniors. Susan Boggio, [...]

MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEER IS SPOTLIGHTED ON TELEVISION

2020-03-02T10:47:38-06:00February 7th, 2018|

Meals on Wheels volunteer Jessie McComas “inherited” her route in Katy from a friend who moved out of state. The seniors on the route were so precious that her friend wanted to hand-select the person who would take over. McComas was first on the list and asked to tag along during a morning delivery. McComas [...]

IM PUTS UNIQUE SPIN ON MLK DAY SERVICE PROJECTS

2020-03-02T10:48:12-06:00February 2nd, 2018|

Martin Luther King, Jr. has inspired multiple generations to be respectful of all humanity and to serve with an open-hearted spirit. On Jan. 15, IM furthered that mission by arranging a Day of Service through its ILEAD program for students grades six through 12. More than 200 youths of varying backgrounds and faiths gathered at [...]