Thank you to all those supporting the mission of providing a safe and stable space for struggling young adults!
Below are organizations, churches, businesses and other groups that have and are supporting Launch Ministry in various ways. Partners have an established on-going relationship with Launch. Supporters provide periodic assistance and/or resources. (If you notice anything or anyone has been inadvertently missed, please contact Stephanie directly.)
Are you interested in becoming a Launch Partner? Contact Stephanie Friant, Volunteer Coordinator at stephanie @ launchministry.org.
Are You Hungry – Minnesota
Seeing the real need in our community, a group of friend and family started Are You Hungry. They have committed to providing Launch regular healthy meals for our Tuesday and Thursday free dinners. Their authentic Indian dishes are amazing! Visit their website here. Facebook
Luv’s Kitchen is a local catering company providing a multitude of options for your catering needs. They blessed Launch with an amazing dinners on a regular basis! Visit their website here.
Pax Christi Catholic Community
The community of Pax Christi shares their blessings in many ways, including an amazing item collection at Christmas to help those financially struggling. Individuals at Launch have been blessed with various items, as well as greatly adding to the supply of gift cards for our popular Adulting Program (achieve strategic goals, get a $10 card). Visit their website here.
Promise Community Church – Waconia
Promise Community Church takes ministering to their neighbors seriously. In the spirit of our Fresh Start program, Promise hosted a house warming party for one of our clients, as well as supplied a number of items from their Trending Upward Thrift Shop. They also provide monthly financial support to Launch. Visit their website here.
St. Victoria Family Parish Catholic Church
St. Victoria is one of our original partners, providing on-going support through financial and in-kind donations, regular dinners, Fresh Start Move-in Packages, and Drop-In Volunteers. A number of their volunteers provide assistance in many ways. They were the first organization to be featured as Volunteer of the Month in December 2016! Visit their website here.
A Cup of Carver
The baristas and owner of Cup of Carver provided an amazing meal for our Tuesday night program. One of their baristas was also able to bring us the remaining water after a local high school’s blood drive. Visit their website here.
Grace Church – Eden Prairie
Grace Church included us in their annual work day, sending a large crew to clean, organize and improve our drop-in center. Additionally, they provided us with a free weekend at The Refuge for a much needed intensive retreat with the young adults. They have also provided a two-night hotel stay for a young woman in crisis. Visit their website here.
Krav Maga 101
Krav Maga takes advocating for yourself to another level! Paula and Mike provided an amazing self-defense class for Launch Ministry that provided our young adults and volunteers with much needed personal resources. Visit their website here.
The Transformation Club – Chanhassen
The Transformation Club’s mission is to educate, motivate and inspire individuals to become the best version of themselves! Their mission naturally led to collecting Christmas Stockings for our 2016 drive, gift cards, and additional needed items! Visit their website here.