IN THE NEWS: Faith & Family Homelessness Project

Written by Hannah Crivello
October 1, 2012

Nowhere in America can a minimum-wage, full-time worker earn enough to afford the fair market value rent for a two-bedroom apartment. Nowhere. Not even in Mukilteo and Snohomish County.

Given that, it?s no surprise that homelessness is a nationwide problem. Because the typical homeless family consists of a single mother with two children, 1.5 million children (1 out of 50) are homeless. These plain facts, along with Judaism?s long tradition of helping those in need, have inspired Temple Beth Or to partner with the Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry?s Faith & Family Homelessness Project.?

Read the full article here, click the image to read:

For more information about the project, visit the webpage here-- or check out the blog, here.

Interfaith Project Partners:

  • Associated Ministries
  • Church Council of Greater Seattle
  • Interfaith Association of NW Washington

Project Sites:

  • Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Lynnwood
  • Alki United Church of Christ West Seattle
  • All Saints Catholic Church Puyallup
  • Church of the Nazarene Puyallup
  • First Presbyterian Everett
  • Islamic Center Shoreline
  • Masjid Al-Karim Seattle
  • New Life Church Renton
  • Peoples Institutional Baptist Church Seattle
  • St. Mark's by the Narrows Tacoma
  • Temple Beth Or Everett
  • Temple Beth El Tacoma
  • Temple De Hirsch-Sinai Seattle / Bellevue
  • United Church Arlington

Plus an article from the Everett Herald in February, click on the logo to read: