Interfaith Works

Interfaith Works, founded in 1972, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency and a non-sectarian interfaith coalition of more than 165 affiliated congregations of diverse faiths, working together to meet the needs of the poor and homeless in Montgomery County, Md.

Our trained, professional staff members work with individuals and families in crisis to help equip them to lift themselves from poverty and homelessness through prevention, stabilization, and empowerment programs.

Every day, hundreds of people in our community turn to Interfaith Works for help. From prevention to emergency shelter to permanent supportive housing, Interfaith Works helps people in crisis lift themselves out of poverty, changing lives for a better today and tomorrow.

Interfaith Works provides services across the housing continuum of care in Montgomery County to touch all aspects of people’s lives, so they can find safety and security. Each year, thanks to you and other generous partners, Interfaith

Interfaith Works Clothing Center (IWCC) provides gently used clothing and home goods to 13,000 low-income Montgomery County residents annually. In addition to providing clothing and other basic necessities, Interfaith Works Clothing Center also provides NEW backpacks with NEW supplies to 3,000 children who’s families shop at the IWCC. By donating new school supplies you help each one of these students start the school year on the same foot as their peers.

In order to stock each backpack with grade appropriate supplies we need the community to collect NEW School Supplies for Interfaith Works Clothing Center. Some of the supplies we need include:

  • Binders – 2”
  • Backpacks (grades k-12)
  • Packages of Lined Filler Paper
  • Tab Dividers
  • 2 – Pocket Folders
  • Pencil Pouches

Other Items

  • 1 – Subject Notebooks
  • Composition Books
  • Erasers, Large Pink
  • Packages of Big Markers
  • Pens (Red and Black)
  • Scissors (Blunt Tip and Pointed Tip)
  • Rulers
  • Boxes of Colored Pencils