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INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON VOLUNTEERS GIFTED 6 CARS TO AFGHAN REFUGEE FAMILIES

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON VOLUNTEERS GIFTED 6 CARS TO AFGHAN REFUGEE FAMILIES

2021-09-18T15:43:59-05:00September 18th, 2021|

HOUSTON (September 18, 2021) – On Saturday, September 11, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) hosted an event on the Brigitte & Bashar Kalai Plaza of Respect for Super Volunteer, Tehmina Masud, and her friends – Shehed Khudairi, Ustazah Farhat Ahmed Shamsi, Tara Turk-Zaafran and Dr. Sherif Zaafran, and Sima Ladjevardian – who [...]

OCTOBER TAPESTRY GALA TO CELEBRATE HONOREES AND RAISE FUNDS FOR INTERFAITH MINISTRIES

2021-09-07T15:21:43-05:00September 7th, 2021|

HOUSTON (September 7, 2021) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) will host its 2021 Tapestry Gala on the evening of Wednesday, October 27 at the Hilton Americas- Houston. The organization’s last gala pivoted to a virtual format in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s event is planned as an [...]

VOLUNTEER HOUSTON TO COORDINATE CITYWIDE DAY OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE ON 9/11 ANNIVERSARY

2021-09-03T11:58:15-05:00September 3rd, 2021|

HOUSTON (September 3, 2021) – On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Volunteer Houston, the local affiliate of Points of Light, will take part in a nationwide day of virtual, remote, and in person volunteering. The goal of the project is to inspire one million good deeds done at home, in support of [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES PREPARES TO WELCOME AFGHAN SPECIAL IMMIGRANT VISA HOLDERS

2021-08-18T14:25:34-05:00August 18th, 2021|

HOUSTON (August 18, 2021) – For over 30 years, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) has been successfully resettling refugees from around the world. A refugee is someone fleeing their homeland due to war, violence or persecution. Houston has been a welcoming city to thousands of refugees and is known for its diversity [...]

MEALS ON WHEELS FOR GALVESTON COUNTY TO RENOVATE LA MARQUE BUILDING FOR PROGRAM EXPANSION

2021-08-12T11:18:30-05:00August 12th, 2021|

HOUSTON (August 12, 2021) – In spring 2021, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston/dba Meals on Wheels Galveston County purchased a building at 216 Byrd Street in La Marque in order to expand its operations in the region. Interfaith Ministries is the largest Meals on Wheels provider in Texas and began serving Galveston County in [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES PRESENTS 2021 SUMMER SERIES OF VITAL CONVERSATIONS WITH OUR COMMUNITY

2021-06-24T14:20:44-05:00June 24th, 2021|

HOUSTON (June 24, 2021) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) is pleased to announce its summer 2021 Vital Conversations with our Community virtual discussions. Vital Conversations with Our Community kicks off the 2021 summer series on July 14 with LINK Houston about an equitable transportation network so that all people can reach [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON DELIVERS EMERGENCY FOOD TO HOMEBOUND SENIORS IN ADVANCE OF HURRICANE SEASON

2021-05-25T08:56:13-05:00May 25th, 2021|

HOUSTON (May 25, 2021) – After a devastating winter storm and during a year marked by the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) is carrying out its annual Operation IMpact project. Operation IMpact prepares close to 5,000 homebound seniors in advance of hurricane season by supplying them [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON ISSUES A STATEMENT SUPPORTING PEACE AND UNITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST

2021-05-19T12:53:57-05:00May 19th, 2021|

With a commitment to the strength of shared beliefs, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston believes that what unites us is stronger than what divides us. We are saddened by what happened at Al Aqsa Mosque, and we join in a communal hope that the shared aspirations of all people in the Middle East can [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON HELPS HOUSES OF WORSHIP DAMAGED BY WINTER STORM

2021-05-18T15:50:17-05:00May 18th, 2021|

HOUSTON (May 18, 2021) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) was able to provide micro-grants to 49 houses of worship impacted by Winter Storm Uri. More than $78,000 in grants were distributed. This funding was made possible by a grant from The Hearst Foundations. Congregations were invited to apply for funding at [...]

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s 8th Annual Wags & Whiskers Brunch and Pet Fashion Show

2021-05-18T11:18:50-05:00May 18th, 2021|

Nonstop Service from Hungry to Fed! Wheels were up as more than 200 philanthropic animal lovers took flight with Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston crew to the 8th Annual Wags & Whiskers Brunch and Pet Fashion Show with Event Chair M.A. Shute as the Captain on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The virtual “Jet Set [...]