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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Winter Gathering – Sunday, January 31, 2016

Interfaith Action of Evanston
Winter Gathering
Sunday, January 31, 2016
3:00 pm

Bethany Baptist Church of Christ
1225 Elmwood Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60202

“Effects of State and Local Budget Cuts on Homelessness”
A panel discussion focusing on the following issues:

Declining tax revenues and reduced budget reserves have made spending cuts that hurt families and communities and impacting social services and programs serving homelessness. Our January Gathering will discuss our state, county and local goals and responsibility to provide shelter and services to homelessness.

Rev. Daniel Ruen, Moderator
Daniel Biss
Robyn Gabel
Larry Suffredin

Honoring Our Community’s Vision Keepers

5:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb 21, 2016
Grand Ballroom, Hilton Orrington $75

IAE’s annual fund raising dinner celebrates leaders who exemplify their organization’s ministries and mission. 

Join the IAE Board in honoring individuals from our member organizations who exemplify the IAE vision of to address the systemic issues of poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and hunger; bring people together to build relationships and encourage understanding across faith boundaries; and promote a healthy and equitable society.

All proceeds from the event support IAE’s direct services to homeless and hungry people in Evanston. Details will be available in January.



  • Alice Millar Chapel at Northwestern University
  • Anonymous
  • Northminster Presbyterian Church


  • COTG—A Xerox Company
  • Fischel & Kahn, Ltd.
  • Shephard, Schwartz & Harris LLP

Please see the following PDF documents for reservations and nominations

Invitation    –    Nomination   –   Reservation