Interfaith Hospitality Network

Interfaith Hospitality Network is a national response to our nation's homeless problems. It is a program that provides a safe place to sleep and three meals a day to families with children trying to get back on their feet. In Cincinnati, the IHN program consists of a day center and many congregations of our faith communities that provide overnight shelter and food for homeless families in the Cincinnati area.

At Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church we host up to 16 people for a week, six times a year. For these families volunteers prepare and provide hot meals, evening activities, and over night supervision. There are many opportunities for volunteers to help our IHN guests. Our rotations take place every 6-8 weeks. The guests arrive in evening around 5pm and have dinner with our volunteers. After dinner, they make lunches to take with them for the next day and enjoy various crafts and activities. They are picked up in the morning and transported to the day center early enough for the children to get to their schools. The congregations of Kennedy Heights Presbyterian Church and Nativity Catholic Church join with us in support of this program.

Interfaith Hospitality Network