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Volunteers Needed for IM’s Eid Event to Help Refugees

May 10th, 2017|

Six-year-old Hani was living in Damascus with his family when the war started. One day, bombing broke out near his home. His dad was in the city and unable to return home because of all [...]

Small Acts of Kindness Make Big Difference

April 17th, 2017|

National Volunteer Week doesn’t start until April 23, 2017, but we thought we’d get an early start recognizing one of the many volunteers who make Meals on Wheels (MOW) possible. Meet Larry Soward, a MOW [...]

A WEEK OF MAJOR RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCES

April 12th, 2017|

  This week marks the observance of major holidays in two religious traditions. PASSOVER began last night at sunset, April 10th. Passover lasts either seven or eight days, depending on the tradition. To quote from Rabbi [...]

A {Sacred} Word Among Friends

March 28th, 2017|

  Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM) has been hosting Dinner Dialogues for 10 years now. These are conversations that invite people of different faith traditions to get to know each other and find out [...]

MAYOR TURNER URGES CONGRESS TO MAINTAIN MEALS ON WHEELS

March 22nd, 2017|

Mayor Sylvester Turner issued the following statement regarding proposed federal budget cuts that would seriously reduce funding for the Meals on Wheels program in Houston.  “As Honorary Chair of the Advisory Board of Interfaith [...]

2016 Volunteers of the Month

March 7th, 2017|

Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” Working with volunteers, I see this question answered every day!  Whether volunteering with recently resettled refugees looking to start [...]