Interfaith Works

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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June 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Fred Evans hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Elaine Apter, Victoria Layfield, José Luis Diaz, and Samantha Crosby. Evans and the panel discuss the work of the Maryland League of Women Voters with Elaine Apter, the Montgomery County hotline – 301.738.2255 – with Victoria Layfield from EveryMind, the WIC program at CCI […]

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June 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Interfaith Works Offers Cooling Centers To Avoid Heat Exhaustion

There were roughly a dozen people that took shelter in the Men’s Sleeping Room at Interfaith Works, 8106 Georgia Ave., as temperatures climbed to the upper 90s in Silver Spring early Monday. The temperature in Silver Spring reached a high of 92 degrees on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.  Tuesday’s forecast predicts a […]

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May 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Interfaith Works Expands Clothing Facility to Give Clients Hope (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Concerned about the impression their previous facility had on clients, staff at Interfaith Works Clothing Center decided to expand upstairs to give those in need hope. “We didn’t like the association of having a dark and dingy place and trying to help people who are poor,”  Shane Rock, CEO of Interfaith Works said. “We wanted […]

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May 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Fred Evans hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Shane Rock, Elaine Apter, Charlotte Davis, and Henry Hailstock. Evans and the panel discuss an innovative program to assist families experiencing poverty with Shane Rock of Interfaith Works, transportation with Elaine Apter of the League of Women Voters, the work of the Rural […]

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May 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 11, in Montgomery County: 1. Roasting: Kathleen Matthews, the new chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party, will be roasted by Alison Starling, anchor at WJLA; Rep. Jamie Raskin; and her husband, Chris Matthews. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference […]

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