Helping the Needy

Kirsten Hall

— On Sunday, June 17, parishioners of St. James’ Episcopal Church in Potomac, stuffed 50 new backpacks with a starter pack of school supplies for Interfaith Works. Interfaith Works (www.iworksmc.org) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency and nonsectarian interfaith coalition of more than 156 congregations of diverse faiths, working together helping the poor and homeless of Montgomery County. St. James’ parishioners donated funds, supplies, and backpack-filling enthusiasm.