Dear friends, 
    
“If you want to go fast , go alone; if you want to go far , go together.”

This African proverb resonates well with our 40-year journey with this amazing community.

Together, we’ve come a long far way. Not always as fast as we’d like, but certainly on track with the vision of community that leads us. The community we want to be. A community where truly everyone counts and all sectors and systems work together for the good of all. The community we want to keep alive and well for the next 40 years. The community we want to leave to our children and our children’s children. And this coming weekend, the community we want to celebrate with all of you and your families, friends, neighbors and our community partners.  

Please join us this Saturday, Sept. 14, 1-4 p.m. to celebrate:

Our Community. Our Home. 40 Years Together!
LaDonna Hoy
Executive Director
40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION - ALL ARE WELCOME!
Dozens of community members and partners are coming together to make the 40th Anniversary Community Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 14, 1-4 p.m. a smashing success. All are welcome. The FREE event will happen rain or shine.  Please note: Free parking for event guests will be available at Oakwood Elementary and Messiah Church. Shuttles will transport guests on Saturday to and from the Messiah Church lot. Our lot will be closed for the celebration (except limited handicap parking spots).

Come enjoy small bites from local vendors including Natasha's Pierogi, Afro Deli, Cocina de Ana, Sammy's Avenue Eatery, LaMichoacana and more! There will be games and inflatables for kids, a photo booth and live entertainment for all ages, all cultures, and so much more for all community members to enjoy. More >
AS GREAT EXPECTATIONS (GE) GAINS TRACTION, KIDS WIN
THANK YOU! The Great Expectations (GE) Initiative is changing kids’ lives, one child at a time, and your support makes that possible. You helped provide backpacks with fresh supplies, access to high-quality early childhood care and education, and enrichment opportunities. Your financial support ensures that kids show up in a new school year ready for success.
  • Sign up to volunteer with youth!
  • Meet Raquel, whose heartwarming story demonstrates the importance of Caring for Kids and GE programs.
ESTATE PLANNING FOR A PURPOSE: KIT KELLY
Gifts come in many shapes, sizes and colors. In Kit Kelly’s case, a gift comes in the shape of her beautiful Eden Prairie home. This energetic General Mills retiree has decided to leave her home to Interfaith Outreach. The enormity of this gift is both humbling and unbelievably generous.  More >

HOLIDAY GIFT PROGRAM SIGNUP BEGINS!

Last year 2,822 people in our community experienced the warmth of your kindness through the Holiday Gift Program. Can you help warm the holidays for our neighbors? Learn more >

  • Sponsor a family or individual by purchasing gifts or gift cards
  • Provide a financial contribution (select "Direct my gift to" and choose "Holiday Gift Program" at the bottom of the form)
  • Volunteer your time (create a volunteer account if you haven't already and/or scroll down to October to help with family registration and proof reading)
DID YOU KNOW?

  • September's volunteer spotlight is Zaibaa Khan (left), an incredible Children's Play Area volunteer driven by her vision of unity among all. Meet Zaibaa >
  • Resale Select is accepting donations of quality, ready-to-wear winter coats, hats, boots, coats, etc. to share with families. Please donate by Oct. 15 to help prepare for the Minnesota winter! More >
  • Hundreds of volunteers and donors made it possible to send 700 local students back to school with supplies and a backpack! View photos on Facebook >
  • Caring for Kids is the foundational program of Great Expectations (GE). Why, you ask? Watch this video >
Mission
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.
Contact Us
1605 County Road 101 N
Plymouth MN 55447
763-489-7500

  www.iocp.org  
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.