our local outreach partners

We are privileged to partner with this excellent organizations making a huge difference in our community.

  • angel connection

    Angel Connection is a faith-based mission and food pantry serving all residents of Hancock County to better lives and offer physical and spiritual support. Angel Connection is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) corporation.

    GO with Angel Connection by:

    • Donating food, volunteering during Outlook’s food drive for Angel Connection in April, and helping at the food pantry.
  • city mosaic

    City Mosaic connects churches within partnerships that God works through to transform and empower people and communities in poverty.  As we dismantle poverty together, City Mosaic envisions holistic, enduring, Jesus-centered life change that restores individuals, rebuilds families, and revitalizes communities.

    Outlook is happily working with City Mosaic by working toward increasing the literacy of the students of IPS 105 near 42nd and Post.

  • hancock hope house

    Hancock Hope House (HHH) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) homeless shelter. Located in Greenfield, HHH serves the needs of the homeless in Hancock, Shelby, and Rush Counties, with most clients from Hancock County. HHH provides individuals and families with temporary shelter, job procurement training, and other resources to help the homeless reestablish themselves in the community.

    GO with the Hope House by:

    • HHH accepts donations of clothing and furniture for its thrift goods store. 
    • Volunteers may assist in the thrift store and in other areas.
  • lambswear

    Lambswear is a nonprofit, 501(c )(3) corporation dedicated to providing gently used clothing to children in need throughout central Indiana. Lambswear was formed and is operated by members of the Outlook family.

    GO with Lambswear by: 

    • Lambswear accepts donations of gently used clothing.
    • Lambswear can use volunteers for clothes collection, sorting, and distribution, as well as fundraising. 
    • Cash donations are also accepted.
  • lawrence manor healthcare center

    Lawrence Manor Healthcare Center (LMHC) provides comprehensive rehabilitation services, especially for the elderly. The goal of LMHC is to return each patient to his/her highest level of function possible with compassionate, loving care. 

    GO with LMHC by:

    • LMHC can use volunteers to assist with Bingo games, movie time, and refreshments for residents Monday through Friday. For Bingo, four to five people may volunteer at a time, at 11:00 a.m. or at 2:45 p.m., for approximately an hour. Movie time is at 1:30 p.m. and one to two volunteers are needed to serve refreshments and help clean up.  Call Starr at LMHC (898-1515) to coordinate your volunteering.
  • safe families for children

    Safe Families for Children (SFC) offers sanctuary to children, minimizing the risk for abuse or neglect and giving parents the time and tools they need to help their families thrive. SFC provides a safe alternative to child welfare custody, thus significantly reducing the number of children entering the child welfare system. SFC provides an overwhelmed and resource-limited parent with a safe, temporary place for his or her child without threat of losing custody.  

    GO with SFC by these volunteer opportunities:

    • Serving as an SFC (providing short-term housing for children in need)
    • Providing administrative and clerical support
    • Providing professional services (medical, legal, psychological, etc.)
    • Helping with fundraising events
    • Donation of money, diapers, meals for Safe Family, children’s clothing, etc.
  • shepherd community center

    Shepherd Community Center is a faith-based, inner-city ministry on the near eastside of Indianapolis. Shepherd works with neighborhood youth and their families to break the cycle of poverty. A core set of programs make up a Continuum of Care available to participants from birth through adulthood. The services include: emergency/ basic services, preschool/early elementary, after-school and summer programming, college access programming, family relationship programming, and job training and placement assistance. 

    GO with Shepherd Community by:

    • Serving breakfast on Saturdays from June through August to community members attending the community medical clinic
    • Helping to prepare and deliver Thanksgiving meals
    • Assist with the Christmas Toy Drive with Outlook's Giving Tree
    • Additional opportunities are made known on a monthly basis. Contact Julie to learn more.