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NEW COURSE EXPLORES THE DIVERSITY OF RELIGIONS IN HOUSTON

NEW COURSE EXPLORES THE DIVERSITY OF RELIGIONS IN HOUSTON

2019-07-17T15:59:17-05:00July 17th, 2019|

HOUSTON (July 17, 2019) – For the past 20 years the Rev. Gregory Han, director of Interfaith Relations and Education at Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, has built a career at the intersection of religion, education, culture and dialogue. This fall he will share his insights in a new course at The Women’s Institute of [...]

BURTON, HAUS JOIN LEADERSHIP TEAM AT INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON

2019-07-11T14:25:33-05:00July 11th, 2019|

HOUSTON (July 11, 2019) – Brian Burton and Jerry Haus have joined the leadership team at  Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries). Brian Burton has been named Director of Meals on Wheels Operations for Interfaith Ministries. Burton has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, transportation, and logistics management, as well as six [...]

TXU ENERGY HELPS HOUSTON SENIORS “BEAT THE HEAT”

2019-07-11T14:21:19-05:00July 11th, 2019|

Houstonians Asked to Join TXU Energy in Providing Relief to Seniors Served by Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston HOUSTON (July 11, 2019) – With summer temperatures on the rise, TXU Energy is partnering with Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston through a $10,000 donation to support a TXU Energy Beat the Heat fan drive. On Tuesday, [...]

STCL Houston Students Raise Funds and Seniors’ Spirits through Silent Auction Donation to AniMeals on Wheels

2019-06-27T12:56:12-05:00June 27th, 2019|

HOUSTON (June 26, 2019) — Members of the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) student chapter at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently delivered both support and sustenance to Houston’s senior citizens — and their four-legged family members. Through a silent auction held at the law school, the students raised more than $6,000 [...]

Salemu Alimasi shares his story on Capitol Hill for World Refugee Day

2019-06-24T16:16:03-05:00June 24th, 2019|

Salemu Alimasi, former refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo and our colleague and brother at Interfaith Ministries, joined members of Congress, refugees and faith leaders for the World Refugee Day Capitol Hill Press Conference calling for the renewal of American Leadership on refugee protection, held on Thursday, June 20 in the Kennedy Caucus Room, [...]

ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF GREATER HOUSTON COMMITS TO TITLE EVENT SPONSORSHIP OF MEALS ON WHEELS GREATER HOUSTON OPERATION IMPACT

2019-06-10T11:33:06-05:00June 10th, 2019|

HOUSTON (June 5, 2019) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) is pleased to announce the Islamic Society of Greater Houston has committed to the title event sponsorship level of $25,000 for Operation IMpact 2019, to assist with providing emergency shelf-stable meals and bottled water to more than 4,300 homebound seniors in Harris and [...]

‘It’s the first step in America’: Swimming lessons offer fresh start for refugee women

2019-05-23T10:37:21-05:00May 23rd, 2019|

  The Iraqi refugee has been taking swimming lessons since January, along with half a dozen other refugee women. For many of the women, coming from more conservative societies in Iraq and Syria, this is one of the first times they’ve had the opportunity to learn to swim. Read more.

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES HOSTS OPERATION IMPACT TO SUPPLY EMERGENCY FOOD AND WATER TO SENIORS

2019-04-29T14:59:39-05:00April 29th, 2019|

HOUSTON (April 25, 2019) – Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (Interfaith Ministries) is hosting Operation IMpact 2019 on Saturday, May 4 from 8 a.m. to noon at   distribution centers located around Harris County and Galveston County. Operation IMpact volunteers will be delivering shelf-stable meals and bottled water to 4,300 homebound seniors in preparation for hurricane [...]

Passover message designed to unify

2019-04-23T09:49:42-05:00April 23rd, 2019|

Passover is all about spending time with family and friends, sharing a meal and retelling a story of freedom. Rabbi Gideon Estes wanted to carry that spirit further by uniting worshippers of three branches of Judaism on Houston’s west side for a Yom B’Yachad, day of togetherness. The Conservative synagogue he leads, Congregation Or Ami, [...]

VOLUNTEER HOUSTON PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN MEDICAL SOCIETY FOR SPORTS MEDICINE TO REVITALIZE SCHOOL PLAYGROUND, A SPARK PARK

2019-04-11T11:06:22-05:00April 11th, 2019|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOUSTON (April 11, 2019) – Volunteer Houston, a program of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) are partnering on a local service project to revitalize Looscan Elementary School playground and SPARK Park on Friday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The SPARK [...]