About Us

Who is Interfaith Action?

Inspired by diverse faiths and shared values, Interfaith Action of Evanston brings people together to serve hungry and homeless people, pursue interfaith dialogue, and engage in advocacy that promotes social justice.


Membership is open to any faith organization that actively participates in our mission to serve hungry and homeless persons in Evanston, Illinois, and affirms that it wants to be a member. Contact us for a membership form. Interfaith Action Member Organizations Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University Bahá’í Faith in Evanston Beth Emet the Free Synagogue…

Interfaith Action Board & Staff

Executive Committee Birch Burghardt, President, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, has volunteered with our Hospitality Center and the Emergency Overnight Shelter and serves on an Interfaith Advocacy group for the Homeless.  She has also served on the Board of Directors of Housing Options for the Mentally Ill and has actively volunteered in various capacities at Connections…