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Interfaith Coalition provides emergency and transitional housing for homeless families, shelter for homeless men and women during extreme weather, and support for our marginalized neighbors in Whatcom County.


Interfaith Winter Coat Drive. This fall, we’ll distribute winter coats and gear for all ages in Blaine, Ferndale, Deming and Bellingham. Donation collection sites include congregations, Banner Bank branches and Ferndale WECU, with distribution in mid- to late October. View schedule here.

Annual Hope Meeting. Tuesday, October 13, 7 p.m. at Bellingham Covenant Church. Come for fellowship, inspiration and opportunities for how individuals and congregations can join in our work and mission.

Severe Weather Shelter Training. November 3-5. On-site training includes mental health and substance abuse challenges, boundaries and working at the shelters. Men’s shelter training at the Lighthouse Mission Drop-In Center (1013 W. Holly), Tues. Nov. 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. or Thurs. Nov. 5, 9:30-11:30 a.m.  Women and children’s shelter training at Garden Street United Methodist Church (1326 N. Garden), Tues. Nov. 3, 12:30-2:30 p.m. or Wed. Nov. 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Email info@interfaith-coalition.org or call 360.734.3983 for details.