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Talbot Interfaith wins approval for new shelter

November 19, 2020 By BRAD DRESS bdress@chespub.com EASTON — Talbot Interfaith Shelter won approval Nov. 17 from the Board of Zoning Appeals to open a …

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New homeless shelter expansion in Easton

ABC 47 November 18, 2020  Jordan Clark EASTON, Md. – The Talbot Interfaith Shelter in Easton is expanding after a permit for their new facility on …

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She’s spent the last couple years struggling to raise two little girls. Then COVID hit.

BRAD DRESS bdress@chespub.com October 18, 2020 CORDOVA — Raising two little girls was never easy as a full-time paramedic, especially since Catherine Stichberry’s husband, a …

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Easton non-profits team up to help families with childcare expenses

ABC 47 – Kyleigh Panetta October 16, 2020 EASTON, Md. – Two Easton based non-profits have teamed up to help 31 families pay for childcare …

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Eastern Shore Shelters Prepare for Cold Weather, Continue COVID Guidelines

October 14, 2020 WBOC – Amy Lu reporting CAMBRIDGE, Md. – As we enter cooler temperatures, Eastern Shore shelters are bracing for impact. Many say …

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Committee seeks to create an inclusive Easton

27 Sept 2020 by Bradley Dress bdress@chespub.com The historic town of Easton has always been welcoming for tourist and able-bodied citizens. Less so for seniors, …

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Discussing the Eviction and Childcare Crisis on WBOC

Marketing and Development Director Jayme Dingler joined reporter Amy Lu to talk about the impending eviction and childcare crises on the shore, along with Cristy …

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Shelter guests thank supporters for kindness

June 19, 2020 – Star Democrat EASTON — Imagine having spent months or even years working your way back from homelessness, and coming within arm’s …

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Kindness showered on nonprofits during COVID-19 pandemic

By TRACEY F. JOHNS Special to The Star Democrat Jun 3, 2020 EASTON — Fred Rogers — also known as Mister Rogers of television fame …

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter launches five business partnership levels

By CHRISTINA ACOSTA cacosta@chespub.com Jan 16, 2020 EASTON — Talbot Interfaith Shelter is asking for businesses to consider joining its TIS Business Partnership Plan and to …

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TIS’ Benjamin Honored on Eve of Major Shelter Milestone

On November 22nd, members of the nonprofit community gathered in the Gold Ballroom at the Tidewater Inn for their annual Mid-Shore Community Foundation (MSCF) Awards …

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Unique Easton Shelter Celebrates 5th Anniversary

EASTON, Md. – A homeless shelter, unlike any other, is celebrating a milestone on the Eastern Shore. The Talbot Interfaith Shelter in Easton looks like …

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Shelter guests have message for TIS supporters

EASTON — As Talbot Interfaith Shelter enters its second decade of fighting homelessness on the Mid-Shore, current shelter guests have a message to share with …

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After the First Decade: Talbot Interfaith Shelter

As the Spy celebrates its tenth year of operation, it dawned on us that there were quite a number of enterprises on the Mid-Shore that …

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Voices Will Raise in Support of Talbot Interfaith Shelter on August 8

Prepare for a transcendent experience as you lift your voice in song with your neighbors at the Blue Crab in St. Michaels on the evening …

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TIS in the “Spotlight”

TIS was featured on local real estate agent, musician, and shelter supporter Justin Ryan’s online video series, “Justin Ryan’s Small Town Spotlight.” This is a …

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Lip Sync Battle Raises Record Amount for Talbot Interfaith Shelter

On April 13th, a sold out crowd filled the Waterfowl Building in Easton to attend the Lip Sync Battle to benefit Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS).  …

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Local Restaurants Provide Monthly Meals to Talbot Interfaith Shelter

If there is one local organization that exemplifies the Talbot County community’s ability to rally together to assist those in need, it’s Talbot Interfaith Shelter.  …

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter celebrates success story

EASTON — As Talbot Interfaith Shelter approaches the 10th anniversary of opening its doors to serve homeless individuals and families on the Mid-Shore, it is …

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Getting Ahead Program Making a Difference

“Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World,” a collaborative program of the Talbot County Department of Social Services (TCDSS) and Talbot Family Network (TFN), enters its …

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County Council Congratulates Talbot Interfaith Shelter on Their 10th Anniversary

On June 19th, Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS) Board members and staff addressed the Talbot County Council to update them on the growth of the organization …

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter asks community for summer essentials

EASTON — As summer nears, Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS) is ready to help families and children with all the essentials needed throughout the season. TIS …

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Lip Sync Battle is a Winner for Talbot Interfaith Shelter

Last Saturday night, the Waterfowl Building in Easton was bustling with energy as a nearly sold out crowd attended the Lip Sync Battle to benefit …

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Robert Messick’s Long Walk Home: Over $35,000 Raised for Talbot Interfaith Shelter

Before setting out on his mission to hike the Appalachian Trail to benefit Talbot Interfaith Shelter, (aptly named the Long Walk Home), local attorney Robert …

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National hunger, homelessness awareness week continues

EASTON — With temperatures in the low 20s for the evening of Friday, Nov. 10, many families hunkered down in their cozy, warm homes, hiding …

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter Addresses Homelessness

When Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS) opened its doors in January 2009 in various churches in Talbot County, its vision was that no one in Talbot …

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Talbot Sings! to Benefit Talbot Interfaith Shelter

Have you ever wanted to perform with a nationally renown musician? Here’s your chance! Join us at the Avalon Theatre on Saturday, April 29th at …

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Delmarva’s Heart and Soul: Local Man Helping the Homeless One Step at a Time

Local advocates say families make up the fastest growing portion of the population of homeless on the Eastern Shore, but a local man is doing …

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Rural Homelessness Is Real on the Mid-Shore

Homelessness is real on the Mid-Shore. As we sit snugly in our homes this winter, there is another population not quite so fortunate who might …

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Wells Fargo Advisors earns shelter grant

For the second year in a row, a Wells Fargo Advisors employee’s volunteer work has earned a $10,000 grant for Talbot Interfaith Shelter. Click HERE …

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter Completes Purchase of Easton’s Promise

On November 2nd, at 1880 Bank, Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS) closed on the purchase of Easton’s Promise, located at 107 Goldsborough Street. The Shelter has …

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Court of Special Appeals Finds In Favor of Talbot Interfaith Shelter

On Thursday, September 15,  the Maryland Court of Special Appeals (COSA) upheld the Talbot County Board of Zoning decision to grant a special exception permit …

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Local musicians to perform at shelter benefit

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter Open For Business Following Judge’s Decision

A temporary house becomes a home. It has been nearly one year since the Talbot Interfaith Shelter first started talking about securing a permanent home on Goldsboro …

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Board hears from supporters, opponents of homeless shelter site

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter Seeks Zoning Board Approval

The Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS) has applied with the Town of Easton for a Special Exception Permit to operate a homeless shelter/transitional home at 107 …

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Shelter Century Fall Foliage Ride to benefit Talbot Interfaith Shelter

ST. MICHAELS — The Talbot Interfaith Shelter’s second annual Shelter Century Fall Foliage ride is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in St. Michaels. …

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter Sets Sights on Dover Road

Easton, Md.- For the past five years, the Talbot Interfaith Shelter has only been able to provide beds for five people in the months of December …

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Interfaith shelter opens new center

EASTON – The Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS) continues to grow and has opened an office in the For All Seasons Human Services Center located at …

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter completes season, served 17 guests

EASTON Talbot Interfaith Shelter completed its third season of service April 10 as the county’s only emergency cold weather shelter. This season, TIS achieved several …

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‘People care’ at Talbot homeless shelter

EASTON It’s a stepping stone for some, a second chance for others and a shelter from the winter cold for all who stay. The Talbot …

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter wraps up 1st year of service

EASTON When planning first began last year, the team who developed Talbot Interfaith Shelter hoped to provide an emergency overnight shelter, the county’s first, for …

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Talbot Interfaith Shelter seeks volunteers, donations

EASTON As temperatures dropped into the teens, volunteers with Talbot Interfaith Shelter have stepped up to ensure that guests at the county’s first emergency cold …

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Host sites needed for interfaith shelter

EASTON Over the past few months, a group of concerned citizens has developed a plan to provide overnight shelter to Talbot County’s homeless individuals and …

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