|Fall 2022 Connections Newsletter
After six decades and with your dedicated support, IFC is still going strong -- committed to the dream of our founders: A community that meets everyone’s basic needs, including dignified and affordable housing, an abundance of healthy food, and meaningful social connection. You continue to stand in the gap with us. Thank you for that.
As we enter our 60th year, we are strong and steadfast -- yet we also face the substantial challenges of these times. Inflation is wreaking havoc on already fragile household budgets; skyrocketing rent is displacing our neighbors. The number of people experiencing homelessness is growing, and the economic fallout of the pandemic is a reality. We see it every day among IFC’s members, shelter residents, and staff.
We know that what we need is housing for people with low income, no income, and fixed income. We need a home for the barista who
We get fired up about affordable housing. We center people with lived experience and truly listen to what they need. We read and share the powerful stories in this newsletter and take action:
• Vote for leaders who will support truly affordable housing.
Together, we can help make our vision a reality. Imagine our buildings no longer needing to house 100 people every night. Imagine no one waiting for a hot meal, no one shopping for free groceries in order to afford medication or shoes.
We can do this because we dream big and we speak up.