WHAT:  Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM), with the help from 850 volunteers, will be delivering self-stable meal boxes to IM’s 4,000 homebound seniors. These meals can be kept on-hand when inclement weather prevents IM from delivering its meal service. Volunteers will also be delivering a case of water to seniors and a hurricane disaster kit.

Support for this program, called Operation IMpact, comes from Shell and the Harris County Area Agency on Aging (HCAAA) and the Houston Food Bank. IM also wishes to thank distribution locations for their help with this event.

WHEN:  8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, May 21, 2016.

WHERE: 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 INTERFAITH MINISTRIES’ 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 four main services including Meals on Wheels for Greater Houston which delivers more than one million meals each year to seniors in Harris County; Refugee Services which, in conjunction with the U.S. State Department, resettles more than a thousand refugees in Houston each year; Office of Disaster Preparedness and Response (ODPR) which facilitates communication on behalf of Houston’s faith communities during relief and recovery efforts and; Interfaith Relations which provides a safe harbor for greater Houston through its many interfaith programs and dialogue efforts.  More information can be found at www.imgh.org.