WINTER STORM RECOVERY EFFORTS

 

As we look to open our doors tomorrow morning, we know that many of our neighbors are rebuilding after last week’s Arctic Blast.

This is a devastating situation for anyone, but even more so for our neighbors who live paycheck to paycheck. In addition to their usual first of the month expenses, affected individuals and families are facing their insurance deductible and mounting costs to replace damaged items. With your help, Interfaith will be able to bridge the gap by offering:

Financial Assistance for Rent, Mortgage or Utility Payments
Food Pantry Distribution
Grocery Store and Gasoline Gift Cards
Vouchers to our Hand Me Up Shop for Clothing and Housewares

Interfaith of The Woodlands is also working with United Way of Greater Houston, who has activated MCCARES, the Montgomery County long-term recovery group, providing additional resources to those in need. Additionally, the Interfaith team has continued their weekly wellness calls and grocery delivery for Senior Adults, ensuring they have everything they need during this time. Many in this group are still homebound, awaiting a complete COVID-19 vaccination.

For nearly 50 years, Interfaith of The Woodlands has served the South Montgomery County community through times of personal crisis, natural disasters, and economic downturns, because of the generosity of local businesses and residents. Thank you for always answering our call for help, preventing your neighbors from facing food insecurity or homelessness.

You can continue this legacy of service by using the link  to make a financial donation, or bringing a donation for the Food Pantry during 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Click here for the list of Food Pantry items needed.

If you, or someone you know, is struggling from the storm’s impact, please contact Interfaith at fs@woodlandsinterfaith.org or 281-367-1230.

As your Hometown Non-Profit for nearly 50 years, we stand ready to serve.

With much gratitude,

Missy Herndon
President & CEO, Interfaith of The Woodlands

INTERFAITH OF THE WOODLANDS LAUNCHES RECOVERY RESPONSE TO WINTER STORM DISASTER

THE WOODLANDS, TX (February 19, 2021) – Interfaith of The Woodlands, The Woodlands Hometown nonprofit, launched its disaster response to assist neighbors affected by the record-breaking winter storm that polarized Montgomery County this past week.

Interfaith opened its doors yesterday to assist neighbors with food, grocery gift cards and gas cards. Families will continue to be served Monday – Friday, 9am to 4pm by curbside and by drive through Food Distribution Wednesdays from 9am – 1pm at 4242 Interfaith Way.

Families and individuals suffering loss through the storm may apply for crisis assistance, including rent/mortgage and utility assistance, gas cards, clothing vouchers and prescription assistance by emailing fs@woodlandsinterfaith.org or by calling 281-367-1230 during office hours, Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm.

Missy Herndon, President & CEO of Interfaith of The Woodlands, shared, “As we approach the end of the month, we anticipate a high volume of residents that will seek assistance not only for basic needs, but for rent, mortgage and utilities as they face the mounting insurance deductibles and replacing items lost to water or fire damage. For the past 47 years, our goal has been to help neighbors in crisis and we will continue our efforts to meet the needs of those experiencing difficulties during this challenging time.”

Interfaith’s Senior Services team continues to make wellness calls to check on senior neighbors affected by power outages. Additionally, Senior Grocery Delivery is ongoing as needed for vulnerable neighbors.

Interfaith is in need of non-perishable food and monetary donations. Food donations can be delivered to Interfaith at 4242 Interfaith Way beginning Monday, February 22, during regular office hours. Monetary donations can be made online: Woodlandsinterfaith.org.

Herndon shared, “I am always amazed by our community. From hurricanes, floods, fires, the COVID-19 pandemic and now a historic Arctic storm; we come together to help fellow neighbors and help Interfaith continue our very worthy mission of building a more loving and caring community through service.”

About Interfaith of The Woodlands: Interfaith of The Woodlands is a non-profit social service agency providing numerous programs and services to meet the needs of The Woodlands and surrounding area. For more information on Interfaith’s programs and services, or to become a volunteer, please visit: https://woodlandsinterfaith.org or call 281-367-1230.