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  • Impact of our Mission

    As the holiday season is upon us, we asked Outreach staff to reflect on a recent experience in their role and how that experience helped bring our missions statement to life. Former volunteer and now Strategic Partnerships Manager, Beth Hahn, shared her experience with us: “I first engaged with Outreach as a Ladies’ Night volunteer 4 […]

  • The Impact of our Mission

    We asked staff to reflect on a recent experience in their role and how that experience helped bring our mission statement to life.  Our In-House Case Manager, Tony, began working here back in July. He shares with one of the impactful moments he has experienced during his time at Outreach. “I remember meeting this young […]

  • Outreach’s Graduating Seniors

    Outreach is so excited to get to celebrate 36 high school seniors who participated in our G.O.A.L. program and will be graduating this year! On June 17 Outreach will be hosting our annual graduation party and would love your help celebrating the amazing accomplishments of these seniors. On this day we love to shower our […]

  • Outreach’s Grand Opening

    Outreach is excited to be celebrating the Grand Opening of our New Program Center on April 17. The building will be open from 9am-7pm for tours and a chance to celebrate with staff! At 10am there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony where Mayor Joe Hogsett will be sharing a few words, along with Eric Howard about […]

  • A Chance to be Seen

    Can I quantify what we do with our young people?  Not all the time, what I can tell you is that the staff of Outreach is there to help our young people bear good fruit.  It is not fast, nor simple but it is true.  I was blessed to watch Lawrence Dean be interviewed by […]

  • Volunteer Kick Off Event

    Outreach is hosting a Volunteer Kick Off Events for anyone who is already volunteering at Outreach or is interested in learning about becoming a volunteer at Outreach. Also this will be a time where we will be sharing about the changes going on at Outreach with our new building and service model. We hope you can […]

  • To all my friends at Outreach

    One of our former outreach workers, Kadilyn, recently moved to Thailand. She wrote to us her reflections on her time with Outreach and the people she met and relationships she built. She asked us to pass along her letter. We hope for those of you who met her and got to work with her, this […]

  • Panhandling Survey

    Outreach is doing a survey to understand panhandling and would like to know your thoughts about panhandlers. We would love for you to take 3-4 minutes to fill out this survey in order to help us collect of data on this topic. We will be sharing our findings later on. If survey does not show up below, please […]

  • Every Penny Counts

    “In the year 2015, I made a commitment that whatever money I found on the street, I would put in a jar designated for Outreach. During 2016, I followed the same practice. Sometimes we don’t even think about how much money can be gained by what is found everywhere we go. In 2015, I was […]

  • For Parents Only

    In this video, Mike who is a parent himself, shares ideas with parents on ways to engage their children in conversations and activities this holiday season about homelessness. Here is the list of resources he referenced: Outreach Audio tour: Watch Blind Side Here: Amazon Video  Calvin Fletchers  Lincoln Square Pancake House Flyer: Click Here Greatest […]