Your contribution helps us pay for the nutritious food, drinks and supplies at the hospitality center, warming centers, and soup kitchens. Additional support goes toward events that promote interfaith dialogue…

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We express our shared values through direct services, including soup kitchens, warming centers, an emergency overnight shelter, a hospitality center, free fresh produce distribution in partnership with The Great Chicago Food Depository’s Producemobile.

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The Education & Advocacy Committee monitors local and national initiatives impacting hunger and homelessness, and recommends political actions for contacting legislators and policymakers. Public Gatherings provide a venue for volunteers, supporters and others who care about ending hunger and homelessness.

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By creating safe spaces for peaceful non-confrontational dialogue, Interfaith Action of Evanston brings people together to build relationships and understanding across faith boundaries. We continue to learn from each other by exploring the varied traditions and beliefs that make up the diverse community in which we live and serve.

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Crop Walk

North Shore CROP Hunger Walk – Evanston, IL – 1:30 Sunday, October 19, 2014

What is the CROP Hunger Walk?  It’s neighbors walking together to take a stand against hunger in our world.  Different ages, faiths and backgrounds – together we raise awareness and funds for international relief and development, as well as for Interfaith Action of Evanston. Some 2,000 communities across the country take part each year. Our team is helping to end hunger one step at a time by participating in this year’s CROP Hunger Walk.

The 5K walk beings at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1004 Greenwood St., Evanston, IL 60201. Registration is 1:15 p.m. Program kick-off is 1:45 p.m. Step-off is 2 p.m. Please support us by making a donation … and/or joining us on the Walk!

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Fall Gathering


Monday, October 20, 2014, 7:00 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church – 3637 Golf Rd., Evanston

Presenter: Eileen Hogan Heineman, YWCA Racial Justice Program Director
RACE: Are We So Different?, an exhibition on display at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and co-sponsored by the YWCA, tells the stories of race from the biological, cultural and historical points of view. It offers an unprecendented look at race and racism in the United States. In conjuction with the exhibit and other community-wide events, Ms. Heineman will facilitate a discussion on how we talk about race, human differences and similarities.


IAE is pleased to be a YWCA Evanston/North Shore Community Programming Partner in conjunction with the RACE: Are We So Different? Exhibition, which is co-presented by the YWCA Evanston/North Shore and the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center.