Imagine what it would be like to go through an eviction, escape domestic violence, or live in a motel with your family and then, after a lot of hard work and some community support, to finally secure safe, stable housing for you and your children. Pretty good, right?
On March 27, a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill, the largest aid package in history, was signed into law. The bill includes direct financial assistance for eligible low- to moderate-income Americans.
You’ve probably seen a lot of stories about people fending for themselves amid the COVID-19 crisis. People are racing for the last roll of toilet paper and other basic supplies in a panic because of the uncertainty of the situation.
I wanted to send you an update regarding our operations during the COVID-19 outbreak. Inter-Faith Housing Alliance and our programs are considered essential services and we are here to serve vulnerable families in our community. However, we are modifying our activities to ensure our families, staff, and volunteers remain safe and healthy.
As a friend of Inter-Faith, you know that we support families experiencing homelessness as they pursue their life goals. Like you and me, they have dreams for their lives, dreams like…
Homelessness and hunger are two things that I think about each and every day. As both a professional and a member of the community, I feel confronted by the injustice of hunger and homelessness far more often than I would like.
You’ve probably been hearing a lot about the 2020 Census in the news over the past few months. You may not know how important the Census is to organizations like Inter-Faith Housing Alliance.
How do the staff and volunteers at Inter-Faith coordinate services, operate facilities, and manage other complex tasks without getting burned out? How do our families cope with the trauma of homelessness to transform feelings of hopelessness and being overwhelmed into moments of joy, belonging, and optimism?