Ways To Get Involved

Interfaith Hospitality Network depends on the generosity of individuals, congregations, and local businesses to continue their mission of helping families exit homelessness and re-enter the dream of permanent housing. Here are some ways you can help us. We hope you’ll join our network of caring friends.

Spread the word:

  • Attend or schedule an informational tour at our Family Center to learn more about IHN. Bring your friends, colleagues or congregants.
  • Talk to your fellow congregants or community group about opportunities for service.
  • Talk to your clergy about joining our network of Essex County congregations as a host site or support congregation.


  • Get involved at your church or synagogue when they’re hosting IHN families.
  • Hold quarterly drives for our wish list items.
  • Hold a fund raising event to benefit IHN.
  • Help us plan a special event for our families.


  • Money
  • Items from our wish list.
  • Your services.
  • Connect us to your corporate foundation.

Multiply the Impact of Your Gift:

Your company may match employee contributions to Interfaith Hospitality Network of Essex County. Here’s how to take part:

  • Contact  your company’s human resources department and ask if they match employee gifts.
  • Print or request your company’s matching gift form or submit via your workplace system. Review the program guidelines to see whether Interfaith Hospitality Network of Essex County is eligible.
  • Mail completed form to IHN. We’ll handle the rest, and the company will send its matching donation directly to IHN.