Self-Defense Class June 2nd

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Are you involved with Launch?  An Integrated Arts Academy or Tokata Learning Center student?  Then join us? We also need volunteers for childcare and to provide rides – contact Stephanie if interested. RSVP highly encouraged so we have enough food and childcare.  RSVP here. Download [607.80 KB] Tweet Pin...

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Capstone Project with Launch Ministry

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Launch Ministry wants to be your Capstone Community Partner!   Download [478.53 KB] Eastern Carver County Public Schools Capstone Projects Tweet Pin...

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Launch Ministry 2016 Information Sheet

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What happens at Launch Ministry? Download [700.53 KB] Tweet Pin...

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Churches: Opportunities to Serve

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At Launch, we provide struggling and homeless youth and young adults with free services that assist them in becoming independent adults and fully contributing members of our communities. But there is one major difference between Launch Ministry and other similar service providers: we are a ministry.  At the very heart of our mission is that we provide these services out of Jesus’ call to serve those in need. “Then the king will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who will receive good things from my Father. Inherit the kingdom that...

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Volunteer Opportunities

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Launch Ministry is exceedingly blessed by the number of individuals and groups who are willing to donate and volunteer.   Below you will find a (long) list of volunteer needs.  Your time and effort makes a difference! Not sure if you want to volunteer yet?  Stop by at our drop-in or set-up a time to meet with Stephanie at our space in Chaska to get a tour and talk over your options.  You will be surprised just how easy it can be to make a huge difference in someone’s life!!!! Not able to volunteer, but want to help out?  Consider...

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Drop In Mentor

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Drop in mentors are desperately needed!  During drop-in, we provide new and regular individuals with multiple resources, including a safe place to spend time.  Volunteers are essential to the work we do during this time. Chaska – 115 E. 4th St., Walnut St. entrance (M-F, 2-5pm) – next to Wells Fargo (Starts March 1st!) – Waconia – 141 Depot Dr. (Th, 2-5pm) – Promise Church   As a drop in mentor, you would (See full position description below): Check-in individuals Help individuals access on-site resources...

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Tuesday and Thursday Night Dinners

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Quick Sign-up Link:  Sign-up Here Starting 12/17: 110 W. 2nd Street!!!! Launch Ministry provides a safe and stable space for struggling youth and young adults in Carver and Scott Counties.  In addition to free snacks & microwave meals at our drop-in center, we offer two free weekly dinners through the support of members of the community.  Each dinner if followed by programming: Tuesday’s by either a speaker or bible study, Thursday by Celebrate Recovery for 18-29 year olds (which counts as a recovery meeting)....

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Fresh Start Apartment Move-In Package

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Imagine being homeless for months or years and finally getting your own apartment…but then not having any money to buy what you need to actually live in it! Launch Ministry’s basic mission includes assisting homeless young adults access resources to obtain their first apartments.  They are then often left with minimal or no funds to fill their new apartments with furniture and basic supplies.  We work with local organizations and individuals to gather furniture as possible, but basic household items are much harder to come by....

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Is Your Group or Organization Interested in Doing an Item Collection for Launch?

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Many groups and organizations are active in their local community by collecting items for Launch Ministry. Your items go directly to helping those in need, either by stretching their budgets or being used at our drop-in center. Please sign-up so that we may help you with your amazing efforts, or at least be prepared to expect the items. Below are some ideas for you to organize this collection. We are also currently in need of 50 Christmas Stockings for distribution in December.  Your group could help us with that! Additionally, volunteers are...

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On-Going Needs at Launch Ministry

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This model is wearing clothes donated by you! We are often asked what is needed to provide hospitality at the drop-in center and stretch the meager budgets of the young adults trying to be financially and socially independent.  Thank you for your continued support!  Below is our on-going needs list for our Chaska Drop In. Donation Drop Off Options: Please drop off items during our open hours of 2:00-5:00 PM Monday-Friday Items we are always in need of: $10 gift cards, full-sized shampoo, men’s deodorant, bottles of water,...

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