The Arlington Interfaith Council (AIC) consists of representatives from forty-eight Arlington faith communities and eighteen Helping Hands Agencies that provide direct services to people in need. Contributions from member congregations provide grants so that agencies can help the homeless, feed the hungry, assist ex-offenders and victims of domestic violence, and put supplies in the backpacks of homeless children. AIC holds monthly meetings where members learn about community issues, share strategies, get to know one another and recruit volunteers. Meetings are open to interested visitors.
Mission Statement: to provide tangible religious witness in the community trhough promotion of understanding and cooperation among member congregations and to develop and support programs to alleviate suffering and promote justice for residents of Arlington County.
Next meeting: Monday, September 17, 7:00 pm - Refreshments; 7:30 pm - Program: to be announced.