Interfaith Works

August 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

Thousands of Backpacks for Schoolchildren Donated During Charity Event

The 13th annual Park Potomac Ice Cream Social for Charity featured a parade with police cars, fire engines, vintage cars, pom pon girls and former Washington Football Team great Dexter Manley as the event’s grand marshal. The goal of the event: to donate thousands of backpacks filled with school supplies for schoolchildren. Grand marshall Dexter Manley, former […]

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August 20, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Washington Football Great Dexter Manley Will Marshal Parade Supporting Backpack Drive for Kids

Washington Football Team legend Dexter Manley will be the Grand Marshal of a parade to kick off the 13th Annual Ice Cream Social for Charity in the Park Potomac Community on Saturday at noon. The event, made possible through the planning and support of Park Potomac residents and businesses, supports the Interfaith Works annual backpack […]

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May 7, 2021 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Interfaith Works

The latest episode of Studio 501c3 features the nonprofit Interfaith Works. Host Kim Jones speaks with Courtney Hall who is the CEO of Interfaith Works. Studio 501c3 focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. Interfaith Works serves neighbors in need and advocates for an end to poverty […]

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March 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County, Non-Profits Join to Vaccinate 132 Vulnerable People at Shepherd’s Table

Shepherd’s Table, which offers meals, clothing and other resources to Montgomery County’s most vulnerable people, held a pop-up clinic in its dining room at Progress Place in Silver Spring, vaccinating 132 people against the coronavirus on March 9. The  clinic was a joint program designed to reach some of the county’s neediest people. Montgomery County’s […]

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May 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Interfaith Works

Kim Jones hosts this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. This episode features Shane Rock, the executive director of Interfaith Works. Jones and Rock discuss the many programs this nonprofit offers to the community. Government shutdowns and public health emergencies […]

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March 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Nonprofit Helping the Homeless During Pandemic

Interfaith Works is a nonprofit organization that has been serving people experiencing homelessness and poverty throughout Montgomery County since 1972. The longstanding nonprofit remains committed to their mission, especially during the recent coronavirus outbreak. Although many places have closed their doors, Interfaith Works is still up and running helping those who are experiencing homelessness throughout […]

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June 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Mariana Cordier hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. This week’s guests are David Rodich, Shane Rock, Elaine Apter, and Grace Rivera-Oven. Cordier and the panel discuss numerous topics including: David Rodich discusses the contributions made by unions in the county. Interfaith Works CEO Shane Rock comments on programs to assist residents living […]

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May 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Nonprofit Organizations, Leaders Honored for Working Toward Equity

Two nonprofit organizations and a nonprofit leader were honored at the 2019 Making a Difference Awards at Bethesda Marriott Pooks Hill. The awards are organized by the Nonprofit Village, located in Derwood. Community Members and Organizations Honored at Nonprofit Village’s Making a Difference Awards At the awards, Alisa Ogden received special recognition from Council Vice […]

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March 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Week in Review

Scott Fosler hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. This week’s guests are Ellie Lichtash, Dr. Bruce Fowler, Stephanie Prigal, and Shane Rock. Fosler and the panel discuss numerous topics during the show. Those topics include: Ellie Lichtash talks about Montessori schools in the county. Leadership of National Active and Retired Federal Employees […]

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January 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Extreme Cold Plan Activated: Be Cognizant of Homeless Individuals

Montgomery County has activated its extreme cold plan for a hypothermia alert until Thursday at 1 p.m. During periods of extremely cold weather, it’s not only important to dress in layers and stay inside, but it’s also important to look out for neighbors and pets. Montgomery County issues hypothermia alerts when temperatures and the wind […]

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