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Your Support of AniMeals Makes Tails Wag

Your Support of AniMeals Makes Tails Wag

December 22nd, 2016|

We put out a call in early December for help filling the shelves of our aniMeals on Wheels program. At the time, aniMeals was down to just a few pounds of dog food and we weren’t sure we’d have enough kibble to feed the beloved pets of our Meals on Wheels seniors. The response we [...]

Meet our Volunteer of the Month!

December 12th, 2016|

"We are excited to announce that our Volunteer of the Month is Kyle Sellers! Kyle began volunteering with Interfaith Ministries in May 2015. He was the first volunteer to assist us with supervising volunteers groups and has continued to work with groups almost every weekend they are here. His dedication extends further than the weekends [...]

Meet Eunice

November 15th, 2016|

Eunice and her husband Matthew look forward to Sundays because they get to listen to gospel music on the radio. Matthew has dementia, but still remembers the words to the songs he sang while he was in the church choir. Neither Eunice nor Matthew can get around very well. Eunice suffered a stroke a few [...]

Holiday Gift Bags: Make a Seniors Holiday Bright

November 8th, 2016|

Update - At this time, we are in need of many items for Meals on Wheels senior holiday gift bags.  No time to go to the store?  Just click here to order items through our Amazon gift list! It's that time of year again - Holiday Gift Bag Drive time! Completed Holiday Gift Bags or donated items [...]

Refugee Close-up: Abdul

October 31st, 2016|

Abdul, his wife Marweza, and 2 ½ year old son Mohammad arrived in Houston six months ago. In Afghanistan, Abdul was an electrical engineer and enjoyed his job. He had many benefits as an engineer working with US military personnel. While he loves his home country, he and his family fled due to safety concerns. [...]

Donations for Haiti

October 13th, 2016|

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston is one of five Houston locations accepting donations for the victims of Hurricane Matthewin Haiti. We will be accepting donations from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, until Oct. 20th. Donations can be dropped off at our Meals on Wheels building at 3202 San Jacinto. Items needed include: Pairs of [...]

Meet Tom and Shirley

October 6th, 2016|

At 92, Tom is one of our older Meals on Wheels recipients. He and his wife Shirley have been together almost 70 years. “I will never forget my first glimpse of Shirley,” says Tom, with a glint in his eye. “Out of the corner of my eye I saw her get into a green ’41 [...]

L’shanah Tovah

September 29th, 2016|

Jews around the world will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah from Sundown on October 2 to nightfall on October 3. Rosh Hashanah is celebrated as the Jewish New Year, the first day of Tishrei, the month that opens the autumn liturgical season. The celebration of Rosh Hashanah is rooted in the Bible. Leviticus 23:24 and Numbers [...]

You Are My Sunshine

September 14th, 2016|

Animal lovers know that having a pet can brighten your life. This is particularly true for Karen and her dog Sunshine, who has been a ray of happiness in her life for more than 10 years. Karen’s husband of over 40 years recently passed away. To Karen, Sunshine is more than just a pet—she’s Karen’s [...]

Volunteering is all in the Family

September 6th, 2016|

Interfaith Ministries is blessed to have many hardworking and committed volunteers. Each year, more than 4,000 sign up to deliver pet food, pack breakfast bags, collect furnishing for refugees and perform a host of other tasks that, when combined, add up to thousands of hours of volunteer time each year. As Manager of Volunteer Services, [...]