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The McCall Jazz Festival

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Interfaith Sanctuary Presents the I AM Project

On Thursday, May 7, Interfaith Sanctuary will present The I AM Project at Modern Art (1314 W. Grove St.) from 5pm-10pm in Room 233. The I AM Project was created as a way to tell a story of our guests in an artistic format. We were blessed by an amazing group of professionals: author Alan […]

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GRATITUDE ALONG THE AVENUE FOR HOPE!

Thanks to your generous and timely support, Interfaith Sanctuary is the recipient of almost $30,000 in donations and over $10,000 in grant prizes from the Home Partnership Foundation, winning 4th PLACE in the 2014 Avenues for Hope campaign! This friendly competition encouraged phenomenal community support for numerous Boise non-profits, many of whom are Sanctuary’s partners […]

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Final Stretch for Avenues for Hope & your Year-End Donations!

Your generosity is helping keep Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services on track to win matching support from the Home Partnership Foundation, which will greatly help us continue to provide emergency shelter and supportive services to over 900 individuals in need throughout 2015. To get us through the final stretch of the Avenues for Hope campaign, we […]

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Turn $25 into $10,000!

Interfaith Sanctuary is again participating in the Home Partnership Foundation’s Avenues for Hope fundraising challenge this year! This challenge is a great way to raise operating funds for Boise’s homeless shelter on River Street, and an effective way for you to leverage your Holiday giving. Thanks to the generous and timely support of our community […]

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BOISEANS TO HONOR HOMELESS PERSONS WHO HAVE DIED

On Saturday, December 20, service providers, homeless and formerly homeless people, religious leaders, and concerned citizens will honor the lives of nine individuals who died either while homeless or who were recently housed this past year. Five homeless advocates will also be remembered. The Candlelight Vigil will be held at Interfaith Sanctuary, 1620 W. River […]

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Avenues for Hope Campaign

CALLING ALL EARLY BIRDS! Avenues for Hope Early Bird match challenge: First 20 donations received today earn an additional $500! Interfaith Sanctuary is again participating in the Home Partnership Foundation’s Avenues for Hope fundraising challenge this year. This challenge is a great way to raise operating funds for Boise’s homeless shelter on River Street, and […]

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Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is Power! Make a lasting difference in the lives of our community’s homeless population by simply casting an e-vote! Interfaith Sanctuary is very excited to have a freshly remodeled hospitality space for families at the shelter. Thanks to the great work of Guho Corp. and OATHS, families now have a common area in which […]

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OATHS Gives Interfaith Sanctuary a Makeover!

Event: Open House Thursday, August 14, from 1:00-2:00 pm Location: Interfaith Sanctuary at 1620 W. River Street Boise, Idaho The Organization Assisting The Homeless Student (OATHS), has fully renovated the family room at the Interfaith Sanctuary Homeless Shelter. OATHS is a non-profit student organization founded by Ben Skinner in 2010 to help homeless students get […]

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SISTAS – Finding a Safe Place

Interfaith Sanctuary is excited about a new program that’s launching on August 1st!  The SISTAS  program is designed to provide educational resources and support to prevent domestic and sexual abuse and victimization for women staying at Interfaith Sanctuary. Key program goals include: 1) Creating a safe and supportive environment for women to share their experiences […]

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The summertime blues, how you can help when it’s hot

BOISE — Interfaith Sanctuary works to shield some of the Treasure Valley’s most vulnerable residents from the sweltering temperatures. The Boise shelter’s “Beat the Heat” program, provides a respite from the hot weather for area homeless men, women and children. The shelter opens its doors at 6 p.m. each night when the heat is at […]

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Family Service Day

Mahatma Gandhi said “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” On June 21, 2014 there were over 1,000 volunteers who signed up to participate in service projects around the valley. The volunteers were able to make a difference at 14 different locations while serving 14 different agencies. […]

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Interfaith Sanctuary’s Annual Appreciation Luncheon

Every year Interfaith Sanctuary enjoys serving lunch to our board and supporters at an appreciation luncheon. This years event was held at St. Paul Baptist Church. A big thank you goes to Tates Rents and Northend Organic Nursery for sprucing up the event with their beautiful table cloths and floral arrangements. We enjoyed delicious sandwiches […]

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Job Announcement

We are currently hiring for a p/t Swing Shift Manager position. If you know of anyone who may be interested, please forward! Job Announcement Interfaith Sanctuary Homeless Shelter is accepting job applications for a part-time swing shift manager for Thursday – Saturday nights – 5:00 pm to 12:00 am. Some daytime hours are required for […]

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Paint Supplies

As you may know, our shelter construction project was recently completed and we’re now preparing to repaint most of the shelter! The first step is to prime all the walls and for this we’re seeking supplies including: 15 Five-Gallon Buckets 15 Screens (for Five-Gallon Buckets) 30 Paint Rollers 30 Paint Roller Covers (Low-Nap) 10 Paint […]

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