Topics: Inter-Faith Council

Inter-Faith Council continues to grow

This has been a year of growth and change for the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service, a local organization that aims to reduce homelessness, hunger and economic disparity in the community.


Food insecurity is a growing problem in Orange County

0826_hungerinsecurity_bartolucci

Though most Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools students dread the return to early mornings and homework, those battling food insecurity look forward to the end of growling stomachs and the beginning of regular meals.


Inter-Faith Council halfway to new men’s shelter

After Hunter Mills became homeless, the Inter-Faith Council’s Community House provided him with a route to avoid the streets.


IFC marks 50 years

0606_ifc1_pope

The Inter-Faith Council, which runs Chapel Hill’s homeless shelters, will celebrate its 50th anniversary tonight by honoring the people and organizations that have helped it thrive.


Inter-Faith Council looks for $50,000

The Inter-Faith Council for Social Service is facing a $50,000 challenge — and it is reaching out to the community for support.


Town restaurants donate proceeds to ?ght hunger

The Chapel Hill restaurant community rallied together Tuesday to combat hunger.


New homeless shelter in the works

With funding coming in from various parts of the community, the Inter-Faith Council For Social Service is one step closer to building its new shelter.


Homeless shelter plan takes shape

The passage of the Good Neighbor Plan Monday makes the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service one step closer toward their goal of a new transitional homeless shelter.


CROP walk, hosted by Inter-Faith Council, provides hunger relief

0326_cropwalk_goldbaum

The overcast skies and bleak weather didn’t discourage Ramona Matthews from coming out to the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service’s 26th annual CROP Hunger Walk Sunday to fight global and local hunger.


Food trucks gather in Carrboro for fundraiser

0215_foodtrux_fanney

This Valentine’s Day, Carrboro residents showed their love for the town and local charities through food, fun and fundraising.


Chapel Hill businesses partner to offer discounted clothing to homeless

Local businesses — including some started by University students — are gaining exposure while bundling up the homeless this winter with the Clothing Community holiday sale.


Charities see increase in need, turn to donations in holiday season

1201_donations_stephenson

Local charities are beginning to take in thousands of gifts, clothing and food to distribute to families in need as December opens and the holiday season begins.


Chapel Hill restaurants donate 10 percent of profits to IFC in RSVVP event

1108_rsvvp_sweeney

In its 23rd year, the Interfaith Council for Social Service’s restaurant fundraising event Tuesday drew its largest crowd of participants yet.


Restaurants donate 10 percent for Inter-Faith Council

The Inter-Faith Council for Social Service is kicking off its holiday season fundraisers to meet the growing demand of its hunger relief programs.


Working to provide holiday meals for homeless

1103_juan_key

With Thanksgiving approaching fast, Juan Tuset wants to make sure all Hispanic residents in need receive enough information to register for a holiday meal. And because of his efforts to bring together the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service and the local Hispanic homeless community and in-need Spanish speakers, he might see that goal achieved.


Openness is their business: The committee created to foster discussion must be transparent

Transparency matters with issues as contentious as the homeless shelter’s move down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. An outreach committee seeking to increase communication between opponents and supporters of this move took a step in the right direction by taking the town council’s recommendation of adding members. But numbers alone won’t make this committee as open as it should be.


Inter-Faith Council to celebrate 2011 successes at meeting

The Inter-Faith Council for Social Service has seen victories this year, despite difficult economic times and heated criticism from local residents.


Chapel Hill’s Good Neighbor Plan advisory committee increases membership to add transparency

Members of the Good Neighbor Plan Advisory Committee have been told transparency comes with numbers – so they added three new members at a Monday night meeting.


Project Connect to aid homeless despite funding issues

With the fifth annual Project Connect just around the corner, organizers are calling for donors and volunteers to aid in an effort to stop homelessness.


Inter-Faith Council seeking applications for committee

The Inter-Faith Council is accepting applications for the Good Neighbor Plan Advisory Committee through Oct. 14.