Interfaith Ministries makes a difference in lives:
young parent who struggles to care for children after his or her spouse
family living from paycheck to paycheck, when suddenly a car must be
repaired or a refrigerator must be replaced...
single mother on welfare who struggles to become independent...
with low-paying jobs who can't afford the basic necessities after the
rent is paid...
senior with limited income...
This Month's Special Needs
-- men's, women's, children's
shampoo and baby lotion
food (all kinds)
beans, rice and pasta (large packages are ok; we repackage)
Our normal operating hours for client service and
donations is 10a.m. - 2p.m. Monday through Friday.
We are also open on Saturdays from 10a.m. - noon for DONATIONS ONLY. No
client service is available during Saturday
How We Served in March 2013
Served: 5,396 (2,182 children)
Room Visits: 1,136
| Director's Corner
year we celebrate 25 years of serving the Tracy Community. Started in
1988 by a handful of local churches and housed in a closet at the First
Presbyterian Church, our organization now has the support of 26 local
churches and is housed in its own building at 311 W. Grant Line Road.
In the beginning we served just a few families each workday. We now
average 90 families each day. As the population and need in our
community have grown, so have we. As our need has grown, so has
the generosity of our loyal supporters. We started our anniversary year
with a Volunteer Dinner in February, which was attended by many past
volunteers. All enjoyed watching a film clip of photos taken over
the 25 years of operation and showing the various locations that served
as our facility. It was an enjoyable evening for all and
fun to share stories about the past.
biggest fundraiser of the year was a record smashing success thanks to
all the generous donations by participants and service providers. The
annual dinner's theme, Celebrating 25 Years, brought in over $30,000
which will go a long way toward providing food and assistance to those
Our thanks go out to all of you who have supported our organization so faithfully over the years.
Yours in the Lord service,