NEWS

TOGETHER “WE ARE INTERFAITH SANCTUARY”- THANK YOU!

Your Idaho Gives donation supports hopes and dreams plus safe shelter every night and second chances everyday! Thank you to everyone who participated this year.

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Shelter for All

Interfaith Sanctuary’s plan to build a new shelter in the former Salvation Army building at 4308 W State Street will now move forward after a conditional use permitting process that took almost a year-and-a-half. 

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AN ANGEL IN A DEF LEPPARD T-SHIRT

There is an angel at Interfaith who rocks a Def Leppard t-shirt. Her name is Alexys and she is our honorary Leppardet.

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Lil Faith 5K Fun Run/Walk

This family friendly run/walk event will start and finish at Willow Lane Park and then hop across the street (please use the crosswalk!) for the Lil Faith AFTER PARTY!

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WORD ON THE STREET HITS THE STREETS

Last month, we decided to join the International Network of Street Papers. Our newspaper will now follow in the footsteps of street papers around the world.

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ART FOR CLIMATE EXHIBITION

A group of Interfaith Sanctuary guests each designed a print for this quilt displayed at the Art for Climate show at Minus Plus Gallery in April.

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LISTENING AND LEARNING

There are a lot of common factors that can lead an individual or family to homelessness, but no two stories are the same.

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Interfaith Sanctuary’s Conditional Use Permit Approved By Boise City Council

After over a year of conversations, pauses, hearings and denials, the Boise City Council overturned a decision by the Planning and Zoning Commission and voted to allow Interfaith Sanctuary to move our homeless shelter to the former Salvation Army building on State Street.

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HEARTACHE AT THE STATE HOUSE

It was a beautiful quilt. It must have provided a great deal of physical and emotional comfort. My heart sank as I removed it from the abandoned tent on the Capitol Mall.

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Word on the Street Podcast Ep. 2 Now Streaming: The History of Interfaith Sanctuary

We sit down with four of Interfaith Sanctuary’s founders to talk about how our shelter on River Street came to be.

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The History of Interfaith Sanctuary

This month, some of the faith leaders responsible for the creation of Interfaith Sanctuary sat down to discuss the shelter’s past and present. Here’s part of the story they told.

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Humans of Interfaith Sanctuary – Virgil & Dylan

“Myself and a lot of us here are not here through any fault of our own, just circumstances.”

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Sounds

A poem by Bill M.

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Art in the Alley – Viola’s Art and Poems

“I’m going to stay here until I’m ready to be out there. The family, the love and the support that’s here – it’s what I need.”

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Humans of Interfaith Sanctuary – Nathan

“I have known for a long time now that I want to become a nurse. It is just going to take some time to get there.”

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