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Did You Know: Affordable Low-income Housing

2 October

Did you know that the cause of homelessness for many is lack of affordable housing?

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Client Focus: The Sparkmans

2 October

When Barbara and Joseph Sparkman were not able to make ends meet, they were evicted from their home and unexpectedly lost custody of their son...

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Meet Demarcus

9 April

A victim of Hurricane Katrina, Demarcus knows homelessness all too well. He moved to Wichita to be closer to family years ago and all went well for a time...

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Did You Know: Focus on Women in Poverty

18 February

Did you know that 1 in 8 women in the United States—just under 16 million Americans—lived in poverty in 2017?

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Did You Know: Focus on Domestic Violence

19 December

Did you know that in one night, 16% of all homeless people in the United States (87,329 people) reported experiencing domestic violence?

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Focus on Youth Homelessness

15 November

Did you know that 1 in 10 young adults aged 18-25 and 1 in 30 adolescents aged 13-17 experience some form of homelessness unaccompanied by a parent or guardian each year?

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UPDATE: Pets at the Inter-Faith Inn

15 November

We began accepting homeless pet-owners and their pets at our year-round shelter, the Inter-Faith Inn, on October 11! The Inn has since hosted a total of six dogs owned by four individuals...

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Volunteers, Meal Sponsors Needed at Emergency Winter Shelter

14 November

Our two Emergency Winter Shelters (EWS) opened on Thursday, November 1, and will remain open through March 31, regardless of holidays or weather. Each client receives a bed, dinner, breakfast, and access...

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Thank you, Wichita!

13 November

With new donations coming in almost daily, we continue to be blown away by the generosity of our community...

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Operation Holiday is here!

7 November

For more than 60 years, generous Wichitans have come together each year to collect food and other basic needs for low-income individuals and families through Inter-Faith Ministries’s (IFM) Operation Holiday. The 2018 Operation Holiday season kicked off Monday, November 5th...

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LaTasha St. Arnault joins IFM as Executive Director

2 August

LaTasha St. Arnault knew from an early age she wanted to be involved with non-profit management. After several years in Minneapolis she, her husband Henri and two sons have returned to Wichita, and she is now bringing her skills to IFM as executive director...

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Outreach case management vital link to Wichita’s homeless

1 August

When we in Kansas think about the deadliest weather conditions, our thoughts turn to tornadoes, while East Coast denizens might say hurricanes. Both would be wrong...

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