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 Judge Ed Emmett and Mayor Pro Tem Ellen Cohen will join IM President & CEO Martin B. Cominsky at IM’s W.T. & Louise J. Moran Building, 3202 San Jacinto, to greet volunteers distributing meals. More than 67 teams of volunteers are expected to help with the effort, which includes giving seniors a hurricane kit with information on valuable senior services.
Support for Operation IMpact comes from the Wayne Duddlesten Foundation, United Way of Greater Houston, Harris County Area Agency on Aging (HCAAA), the Houston Food Bank, Ready Houston, AARP, Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Texas Department of Agriculture and Judge Ed Emmett. IM also wishes to thank distribution locations for their help with this event.
WHERE: Meals will be distributed from five locations throughout Harris County –
- IM’s W.T. & Louise J. Moran Building, 3202 San Jacinto, Houston, TX 77004
- Houston Food Bank – 535 Portwall Street, Houston, TX 77029
- Covenant Lutheran Church – 3785 Barker Cypress Road, Houston TX 77084
- Centerpoint Energy – 3000 Harrisburg, Houston TX 77003
- Humble Area Assistance Ministries -1204 1st Street E., Humble, TX 77338
MEDIA RIDE ALONGS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE IM LOCATION. TO SCHEDULE, CONTACT RAEQUEL ROBERTS AT 713-533-4973.
ABOUT INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON
A United Way agency, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM) brings people of diverse faith traditions together for dialogue, collaboration and service, as a demonstration of our shared beliefs. IM provides three main services: Meals on Wheels for Greater Houston which delivers more than 1.5 million meals each year to seniors in Harris and Galveston Counties; Refugee Services which, in conjunction with the U.S. State Department, resettles thousands of refugees in Houston; and, Interfaith Relations, which provides community services fostering understanding, respect and engagement among Houstonians of all faiths. For more information, visit www.imgh.org.