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Volunteer of December: Kim Eastman

Volunteer of December: Kim Eastman

December 5th, 2017|

Kim Eastman is a tireless volunteer in many roles at Interfaith Ministries. She contributes many hours as a mentor to a refugee family. Here are Kim’s thoughts about that experience. "Refugee families do not need you to save them. They need you to help them navigate their new life–and how that looks is as different [...]

Choose to Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors

November 21st, 2017|

Exciting news! For the tenth year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. In the past nine years, Subaru of America has donated over $12 million to Meals on Wheels—that’s the equivalent of more than 1.7 million meals to seniors across the country! Why does Subaru support [...]

Volunteer of the Month

November 13th, 2017|

  Sonya Reyna has been a steady and enthusiastic aniMeals driver since February of 2011 and so much more. She regularly leads groups of volunteers from American Express, her workplace, as well as Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, helping package breakfast bags for our Meals on Wheels clients and pet food for aniMeals delivery. Thoughtfulness [...]

Galveston County, Let’s Do Lunch! Volunteer to deliver hot meals!

October 20th, 2017|

Volunteer Drivers deliver hot, nutritious lunchtime meals directly to the homes of seniors and persons with disabilities, Monday-Friday. Pick up meals between 10:30-11:00 am at the AgriLife Office 4102-B Main Street (FM 519) La Marque, TX 77568. Routes take approximately an hour to deliver. Family-Friendly Opportunity! Sign up to train NOW! To volunteer with [...]

A Statement of Sympathy from Houston’s Faith Community for the Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting

October 4th, 2017|

  We, the undersigned organizations and faith communities, represent various backgrounds and traditions, walks of life and points of view. We join with Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston in making this statement as we believe that the “strength of shared beliefs” is what keeps us connected and united. We are united in expressing our deepest [...]

Hurricane Harvey Needs List for Seniors

September 1st, 2017|

Hurricane Harvey Needs List for Seniors: Ensure Wheelchairs Walkers Bug Spray Shower Chairs Adult diapers Fans Toiletries Protection pads We will be accepting donations during regular office hours, Monday-Friday.   For cash donations please click here. Amazon Wish List  Thank You Interfaith Ministries, 3202 San Jacinto St, Houston, TX 77004

Volunteer of the Month

August 15th, 2017|

Anne Houang has shown outstanding dedication, hard work, and service within the IM Refugee Services volunteer program. She was indispensable as part of our collaboration on the Green Light Project at Rice University, creating the curriculum and helping to facilitate instruction for 10 weeks of ESL classes for our newly arrived refugee clients. Throughout the [...]

Meet IM’s Volunteer of the month for July

July 14th, 2017|

Congratulations to Bill Tabolsky on being selected as IM's Volunteer of the Month! Bill started volunteering in the Meals on Wheels Warehouse in January 2016. He began by working with many volunteer groups that were participating with our Breakfast Bag program. It wasn't long before we discovered his extensive background in warehouse management!  He has since [...]

Small Acts of Kindness Make Big Difference

June 22nd, 2017|

No hyperbole. It would be impossible to fulfill our mission without our corps of 4,000 dedicated volunteers. Each one is special to us. Some, though, stand out for their level of commitment. The term “volunteer,” for example, doesn’t do Janice Hughes justice. A 3-year veteran, Jan wears many volunteer hats. She delivers Meals on Wheels [...]

Volunteers Needed for IM’s Eid Event to Help Refugees

May 10th, 2017|

Six-year-old Hani was living in Damascus with his family when the war started. One day, bombing broke out near his home. His dad was in the city and unable to return home because of all the explosions. The walls and ceilings rattled and debris kept falling from the ceiling! Hani was terrified! Fearing for her [...]