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April 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, April 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Stroke Comeback Center Opens in Rockville: The Stroke Comeback Center opens a second location in Rockville today. The center supports families living with stroke and brain trauma. Learn more in Suzanne Tobin’s blog, here. 2. Interfaith Works Caring Breakfast: The 21st […]

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February 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Casserole for a Cause Aims to Help Homeless

The months of January and February are often low in terms of donations for organizations that help to feed the most vulnerable individuals in the community. To help offset that shortfall, staff at Silver Spring Cares held its “Casseroles for a Cause” event over the weekend aimed to help organizations keep their “freezers filled,” according […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week In Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Robert Goldman, Ana Martinez, Christine Hong, and José Luis Diaz. Mooers and the panel discuss affordable housing in the county with Montgomery Housing Partnership’s Robert Goldman, the work of CASA with Ana Martinez, Interfaith Works programs to provide shelter and services to homeless […]

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January 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: New Building Allows Local Nonprofit to Help Take Homeless off the Streets (VIDEO)

Updated: It’s been one year since Interfaith Works moved into Progress Place, a county-owned facility that houses nonprofits like Shepherd’s Table and Interfaith Works. “We’re really excited about how far we’ve come in a year,” Christine Hong, director of homeless services at Interfaith Works, said. “We were able to house 21 of the most vulnerable, […]

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January 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Silver Spring Warming Shelter Sees Increase During Bitter Cold (VIDEO)

When temperatures drop below 32 degrees between Nov. 1 and March 31, individuals experiencing homelessness in Silver Spring are able to escape the frigid temperatures without the fear of being turned away at Progress Place. Located at 8106 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, Progress Place is a Montgomery County owned-facility that houses two programs: Shepherd’s Table and […]

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December 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Re-Bra Program Inspired by Breast Cancer Survivors (VIDEO)

The price of bras for women can vary anywhere between $20-to-$75; and that can be on the low end. Prices are even higher for women if they need a special bra for nursing, after breast cancer surgery or if they need a special size. But for some women, buying a bra, no matter the price […]

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December 5, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Interfaith Works and Strathmore Invite Community to Participate in Annual Coat Drive

Interfaith Works and Strathmore are asking for your help to keep those in need warm this winter through Share the Warmth, a coat drive for arts patrons and music lovers to give back to their community.  Strathmore will collect gently used and new coats, as well as hats, gloves and other cold weather gear at all […]

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October 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 3, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. County Council Meeting: Hearing on anti-gang funding, introduction of public election fund changes and the Planning Board’s semi-annual report are on the agenda. 2. Re-Bra Event: Interfaith Works is teaming up with the Brem Foundation to kick off a program to provide free, […]

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September 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Interfaith Works Kicking Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Re-Bra Event

To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Interfaith Works is teaming up with the Brem Foundation, a breast-cancer education non-profit, to launch a new program aimed for helping women access free, donated bras. Interfaith Works is launching an initiative titled, “Re-Bra,” a unique way for breast surgery patients to donate their pre-surgery bras to women […]

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July 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville View Shutters Site

A Rockville man died on a bicycle, and it turned out that Cynthia Cotte Griffiths had two Facebook friends in common with him. She reached out to them saying she wanted to write a tribute about the man for her website, Rockville View. The 2-year-old site, she said, was able to be “that community place.” […]

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