2021 was a year of re-invention at Inter-Faith Housing Alliance. We instituted new procedures to safely provide emergency shelter. Created new supports for our families to help them through the pandemic. And engaged our volunteers in new ways.
The Interfaith Hospitality Network, our emergency shelter, looked a little different in 2021. Families had less personal contact with staff and volunteers, but no shortage of support. And as always, these families in crisis picked up the pieces and worked hard to take the next step: securing a permanent, stable home.
We started a rental assistance program for households that had been affected by the pandemic.
We didn’t do all of this alone. 641 volunteers, working in person and remotely, provided 9,237 hours of their time to support the families in housing programs and at the Food Cupboard.
Volunteers cooked, cleaned, painted, landscaped, mentored, repaired, and so much more.
Your generosity has had a real impact. Here are the numbers.