Dear friends,

Kids of our community of all ages and stages of development show up in our schools, streets and playing fields on a daily basis. Each of them a one-of-a-kind, unique-in-all-the-world singular miracle.

Any of us who has raised a child is intimately familiar with all the ways extended family and teachers and coaches and friends and neighbors and caregivers show up for them to help them discover and celebrate their gifts and goodness and dreams. Our collective miracle.

Great expectations for our kids are grounded in generative relationships and fueled by timely investment and opportunity made possible by communities adept at this all-in kind of loving that kids need to succeed. Like ours.

The Great Expectations Initiative is our collective impact way to love our kids - all of them, each and every one of them, all along the way - from cradle to career. There's a role for each and every one of us. It's our miracle, their miracle, waiting to happen. You are invited to find your irreplaceable role in this sacred venture and come along.

LaDonna Hoy
Executive Director 

Great Expectations Campaign

It takes an all-in investment of the community, from cradle to career, to make sure ALL our kids are on a path to succeed in school and in life.

A great education is the path out of poverty.

Be informed
Attend the Great Expectations (GE) Breakfast Wednesday, Aug. 22, 7:30-9 a.m., sponsored by Wayzata Community Church. Learn what community-based volunteers and GE partners discovered will change the odds for struggling kids...and how YOU can help. Breakfast is free, but please register by Aug. 13.

Invest in our kids
Donate to the Great Expectations campaign - our goal is to raise $260,000 to support youth and education by Sept. 30. Between now and Aug. 31, a generous donor will match gifts up to $20,000. Change the odds for local kids with an online gift (c hoose "Great Expectations" from the drop-down menu).


Donate School Supplies for Local Kids

Prefer not to shop for supplies? Make a financial donation online.

Drop off school supply donations
Interfaith Outreach (donation door)
Monday-Saturday, Aug. 1-18
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Start shopping for great deals on school supplies and set them aside for Interfaith Outreach's Back to School supply drive! You'll help hundreds of local families whose budgets are stretched too thin to afford school supplies. 

New this year! You can buy supplies from our Target wish list in-store or shop online and ship them directly to Interfaith Outreach.

Earl Cup Woodhill Classic Golf Tournament

Monday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m.
Woodhill Country Club in Wayzata

You and your foursome spend the afternoon swinging away at Wayzata's prestigious Woodhill Country Club. Enjoy lunch before a noon shotgun start and a delightful reception with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres afterward. 

Best of all, your game on the greens will bring resources and hope to area kids and families. Learn more and register online or email Cate.  Please RSVP before July 27 - thank you!


Eid Holiday Gift Program - Thank You!

As part of the Holiday Gift Program, Interfaith Outreach raised money during May-June to assist families celebrating Eid ul-Fitr. Eid (pronounced "eed") occurs at the end of Ramadan, a month-long Muslim religious tradition filled with fasting, charitable giving, peace-making and family get-togethers.

A huge thank you to our community for your support of families celebrating Eid. Because of you, 62 families (328 individuals) enjoyed special holiday clothing and family activities. Thank you for helping our neighbors celebrate a blessed holiday!


Resale Select Furniture Sale

Wow! A huge round of applause (and gratitude) to all who helped make Resale Select's Furniture Tent Sale a success! Thank you to the donors, staff, shoppers and 75 amazing volunteers who helped sell 216 pieces of furniture. Because of you, Resale Select brought in over $7,340 sales in only one day! 

This will go far to help struggling families and kids in our community. 

Hooray! Thank you for being a part of this wonderful community - we can't do this important work without you.


Did You Know?
  • With a strong start, our kids are 80% more likely to graduate high school and able to earn twice the income! That is why Great Expectations is so very important. More >
  • Your legacy gift sets an amazing example and makes a huge impact locally when you name Interfaith Outreach in your will or trust. Call Jill Kohler at 763-489-7512 to discuss options. More >
  • Resale Select is hosting Ladies Night Aug. 16, 6-9 p.m. Save the date and help us prepare by donating quality women's clothing and handbags. More >
  • Interfaith offers behind-the-scenes tours with a free lunch every second Tuesday of the month! Sign up >
  • Students at West Suburban Summer School raised $1,200 for our food shelf through a service/learning project with Rock Elm Tavern restaurant. More >

The mission of Interfaith Outreach is to engage the heart and will of the community to respond to emergency needs and create opportunities for all to thrive.

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1605 County Road 101 N
Plymouth MN 55447
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Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners and the Interfaith Outreach Endowment Fund, which solely benefits Interfaith Outreach, are registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Gifts to either organization are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.