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Food Bank Coordinator Curt Balko Recognized as Arizona Health Community Hero of the Week

At University of Arizona Women’s Basketball game on February 4th, 2022, Food Bank Coordinator Curt Balko was honored as Arizona Health Community Hero of the Week. From the floor of McKale Center, Curt waved to the crowd while thousands cheered for his well-deserved recognition. Curt Balko has worked as the Food Bank Coordinator at Interfaith…

February 7, 2022
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Paw Pals Combat Social Isolation

Meet Gracie. Gracie is one of four therapy dogs who recently spread some joy around the Interfaith Community Services (ICS) Northwest Campus as part of an innovative event called Paw Pals. Thanks to new partnerships with the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and the Alliance of Therapy Dogs, ICS is able to address one to…

January 15, 2022
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RESET Builds Personal Connections and Long-term Stability

After coming to ICS for financial assistance to pay her bills, Charlene seized the opportunity to participate in one of our newest programs at ICS. Charlene entered the RESET program with the hopes of making life better for herself and her two teenagers.  Recently, Charlene worked with Maryann Moulinet, the RESET Program Coordinator, on an…

January 1, 2022
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ICS Food Banks Go Mobile

On a daily basis, visitors to the Interfaith Community Services (ICS) food banks wait patiently in their cars, masks on, for their turn to exchange a few kind and grateful words with volunteers, receive their food and be on their way. But some do not come in cars. A few guests come with rolling luggage…

November 20, 2021
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Dedication of the Ed Jenkins Helping Hand Fund

Interfaith Community Services (ICS) is pleased to announce the renaming of its Good Samaritan Fund to the “Ed Jenkins Helping Hand Fund,” in honor of ICS Board Emeritus Member and philanthropist, Ed Jenkins. Jenkins passed away in late 2020. The Ed Jenkins Helping Hand Fund will help individuals or families receive assistance for emergency situations….

June 11, 2021
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ICS Opens New Midtown Office

On a recent blistering Saturday, Interfaith Community Services (ICS) celebrated the 2021 graduating cohort of Single Mom Scholars at our new midtown offices located on the campus of Rincon Congregational United Church of Christ. ICS staff joined the program scholars and their families as they celebrated the accomplishments of the seven graduates, who completed degrees…

May 11, 2021
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