2007 marked the inauguration of an effort to affiliate area faith communities to improve our ability to serve those in our community who need assistance. The goal was to share resources to do a better job collectively than we could do individually in outreach to our people.
Our mission is accomplished by
Since opening the Joining Hands Benefit Shop in 2010, grants totaling $222,000 have been given to United Way partner agencies that provide housing services in the county.
An annual general meeting is help to learn about activities of sponsoring faith communities and other organizations whose missions coincide with that of IOC. The next such meeting will be in Nov 2014.
An annual IOC Community Thanksgiving Interfaith Service has been held since 2009. The next Thanksgiving service will be help on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Carmel Mission Basilica.
IOC held its first annual celebration of international Earth Day, "Joining Hands to Heal and Protect God's Earth" on April 21, 2013, at the Labyrinth of the Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula.
Interfaith Outreach of Carmel is an
26346 Carmel Rancho Lane Suite C,
Carmel, CA 93923