Interfaith Works

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Interfaith Works ( helps more than 16,000 residents each year, equipping homeless and low-income neighbors to lift themselves from poverty through integrated prevention, stabilization and empowerment programs. Interfaith Works’ programs change lives with the help of 5,500 volunteers and 165 congregations.

Headquartered: Rockville

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

• $250 provides four students with backpacks filled with quality school supplies.

• $1,000 provides job counseling and workforce readiness classes.

• $10,000 provides housing for a homeless family for seven-plus months, along with professional case management and supportive services to help them toward independence.

Volunteer opportunities:

• Donate or sort clothing and home goods to provide to neighbors in need.

• Prepare and/or provide meals for women experiencing homelessness.