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The Banner of Respect installation started at Interfaith Ministries

The Banner of Respect installation started at Interfaith Ministries

2019-04-17T10:06:58-05:00April 17th, 2019|

The Banner of Respect installation started at Interfaith Ministries on Monday, April 15. Karen Labat from Shell, a major sponsor of the banner, was present for the big day.  ABC13 News anchor, Melanie Lawson, reported on the Banner of Respect during the evening the news. Martin Cominsky, president and CEO, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, [...]

Claire Orellana, IM Meals on Wheels customer service specialist

2019-04-16T16:28:26-05:00April 16th, 2019|

Claire Orellana, IM Meals on Wheels customer service specialist, was interviewed on Univision’s“CONTIGO EN LA COMUNIDAD” (In the Community with You), a public affairs show that provides a vehicle for non-profit organizations to showcase their programs and services. Claire was asked about the Meals on Wheels program and the mission and vision of Interfaith Ministries. [...]

IM’S SIXTH ANNUAL BEST FRIENDS BRUCH IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

2019-01-09T09:52:29-05:00January 9th, 2019|

It’s time to buy your tickets and tables to IM’s Sixth Annual Best Friends Brunch, which benefits aniMeals on Wheels and feeds the beloved pets of Meals on Wheels’ homebound seniors. This year’s Valentine-themed event will honor Mandy Kao and the Kao Family, champions of animal welfare causes. Brunch chairs are Susan Boggio and Dr. [...]

IM RELEASES PODCASTS ON FAITH TRADITIONS AND THEIR CELEBRATED HOLIDAYS

2018-12-17T14:13:21-05:00December 17th, 2018|

Christmas is fast approaching, and thousands of Houstonians will be celebrating by going to church, festively decorating their homes or buying gifts. Yet in the diverse city of Houston, where people from many faith traditions now reside, their most sacred days are celebrated in unique ways throughout the year. As Houston is now the nation’s [...]

IM AND VOLUNTEER HOUSTON, A POINTS OF LIGHT AFFILIATE, TO PARTICIPATE IN VIGIL FOR PRESIDENT GEORGE H. W. BUSH

2018-12-03T11:07:09-05:00December 3rd, 2018|

IM expresses its deepest sympathy for the passing of our 41st President, George H. W. Bush, and for his family. As the parent organization of Volunteer Houston (VH), a Points of Light affiliate and Houston’s largest volunteer matching service, IM has taken immense pride in carrying out the president’s 1990 initiative in helping tens of [...]

IM’s ANNUAL MEALS ON WHEELS THANKSGIVING EVENT DREW NEARLY 2,000 VOLUNTEERS

2018-11-26T16:35:31-05:00November 26th, 2018|

“Giving is the new Thanks” read the shirt of a volunteer who set aside time on Thanksgiving morning to deliver turkey dinners to IM’s Meals on Wheels seniors. Apparently, others felt the same way, as nearly 2,000 people showed up at the First Presbyterian Church, 5300 Main St., with coolers in hand – ready to [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES’ FOR ALL HUMANITY LUNCHEON RECOGNIZED PASSIONATE ADVOCATE FOR REFUGEES

2018-11-13T16:18:37-05:00November 13th, 2018|

Recalling her childhood in the deeply segregated town of Yazoo City, Miss., Suzanne Itani never forgot the moment when a brick flew through the window of her family home, nearly hitting the crib of her younger sister. Her family was a target for violence and isolation after her father, a Caucasian who firmly believed in [...]

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

2018-11-08T13:40:42-05:00November 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

2018-10-30T12:34:40-05:00October 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

2018-10-22T13:01:03-05:00October 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 [...]