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BEST FRIENDS BRUNCH RAISES MORE THAN $100,000 FOR AniMeals ON WHEELS

BEST FRIENDS BRUNCH RAISES MORE THAN $100,000 FOR AniMeals ON WHEELS

2018-04-12T12:52:01+00:00 February 14th, 2018|

On the heels of fashion week in New York City, a pet fashion show in Houston stole the hearts of elite animal advocates at the Feb. 10 Best Friends Brunch – a fundraiser that brought in $100,000 for AniMeals, a program of IM that feeds the pets of Meals on Wheels’ homebound seniors. Susan Boggio, [...]

MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEER IS SPOTLIGHTED ON TELEVISION

2018-04-12T12:52:01+00:00 February 7th, 2018|

Meals on Wheels volunteer Jessie McComas “inherited” her route in Katy from a friend who moved out of state. The seniors on the route were so precious that her friend wanted to hand-select the person who would take over. McComas was first on the list and asked to tag along during a morning delivery. McComas [...]

IM PUTS UNIQUE SPIN ON MLK DAY SERVICE PROJECTS

2018-04-12T12:52:01+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|

Martin Luther King, Jr. has inspired multiple generations to be respectful of all humanity and to serve with an open-hearted spirit. On Jan. 15, IM furthered that mission by arranging a Day of Service through its ILEAD program for students grades six through 12. More than 200 youths of varying backgrounds and faiths gathered at [...]

REFUGEE SHARES HEARTFELT STORY ON ANNIVERSARY OF REFUGEE BAN

2018-02-02T16:07:56+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|

All were silent as Salemu Alimasi, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, told the heart-wrenching story of being separated from his parents at just six years old for 1.5 years during his home country’s civil war. Later found by his grandfather and eventually united with his parents, Alimasi spent a collective five years [...]

Help a senior Meals on Wheels client stay warm!

2018-04-12T12:52:01+00:00 January 10th, 2018|

HOUSTONIANS RESPOND TO SENIORS’ NEEDS BY DONATING SPACE HEATERS   Winter in Houston this year has been over the top. The multiple days of ice, snow and sub-freezing temperatures have perhaps hit our seniors the hardest, especially those who cannot heat their homes. After realizing that many of their clients were shivering in their [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM

2017-06-27T09:10:41+00:00 June 27th, 2017|

HOUSTON (June 26, 2017) - Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM) is disappointed in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today to temporarily reinstate the refugee ban until it can hear the case this fall, and believes that the United States should continue its leadership role in welcoming refugees fleeing persecution and violence in their homelands. [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES DELIVERING 4,000 STORM MEAL BOXES AND WATER TO HOMEBOUND SENIORS SATURDAY

2018-04-12T12:52:02+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

  WHAT:  Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM), will host its second annual Operation IMpact – a county-wide campaign to distribute boxes of shelf-stable meals and bottled water to 4,000 Meals on Wheels seniors in preparation for hurricane season. WHEN:  8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, June 3, 2016. WHO: At 9 a.m. Harris County [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES SEEKS VOLUNTEERS TO PREPARE SENIORS FOR HURRICANE SEASON

2018-04-12T12:52:02+00:00 May 11th, 2017|

HOUSTON (May 11, 2017) –  Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM) is planning its second annual Operation IMpact and needs volunteers to deliver shelf-stable meals and bottled water to its Meals on Wheels clients.   Operation IMpact, which will be held Saturday, June 3, helps prepare homebound seniors across our community for hurricane season and other [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON HONORS SHELL OIL COMPANY

2017-05-05T15:12:52+00:00 May 5th, 2017|

HOUSTON (May 5, 2017) - Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM) was proud to honor Shell Oil Company at its ninth annual Tapestry Gala, held May 3, 2017. Close to $550,000 was generated by the festive evening, which celebrated Shell’s philanthropic efforts in the community and Houston's great diversity in cultures, ethnicities and faith traditions. [...]

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON TO EXPAND SERVICE TO GALVESTON COUNTY

2018-04-12T12:52:04+00:00 April 13th, 2017|

HOUSTON (April 13, 2017) - Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM) is expanding its Meals on Wheels service to Galveston County. On Tuesday April 11, Galveston County Commissioners voted unanimously to transfer responsibility for the service from Galveston County Parks and Cultural Services to IM. The new program will be called Meals on Wheels Galveston [...]