To Take A Person From Surviving To Thriving!
InnerMission Inc. is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization transforming the Calumet Region one need at a time for the past 27 years. We have been bringing families from "Surviving to Thriving" through affordable housing (12 Units), homeless prevention with 50 families, sheltered 11 families (34 individuals), fighting food insecurity through our food and clothing pantry as well as our community meal (8,855 bags of groceries, 671meals, 118,517 Lbs), and adopting a local elementary of 260 students where we help meet the needs of the students and
encourage the faculty through out the year!
“InnerMission is committed
to being the difference in transforming a city
one need at a time!”
Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!
Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you.
THRIVE is a free 2 track program available for the whole community.
Track 1-- 6-month graduation program for adults looking to advance in their life's journey gaining the skills needed to move from Surviving To Thriving!
Track 2-- no commitment--anyone can attend any of the Thrive classes offered
We have adopted Franklin Elementary where we help meet the needs of students, encourage the faculty and partner in outreach to the community!
We offer temporary housing to families in need for 90 days. Each family is assigned a Case Manager who then connects them with a network of help such as financial counseling, GED training, job and housing resources as well as family services.
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At our soup kitchen provides a hot meal and groceries to a community of people in need. We have been open every Saturday for the past 30-plus years and is run by dedicated volunteers. We serve a hearty and hot meal to a diverse group of people (40-60 per week), including the homeless, unemployed, working poor, public assistance recipients, elderly and many with health problems and disabilities.
More than a pantry, we are community-orientated crisis center. Food, clothing and referral services are given to needy individuals and families weekly by a dedicated set of volunteers. We serve diverse group of people (200 families per month), including the homeless, unemployed, working poor, public assistance recipients, elderly and many with health problems and disabilities.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9am to Noon
Is designed to bring individuals that have been assigned by the court or educational institutions into a transformational environment. These individuals help within the facility that houses all our social service programs as well as getting involved in the programs themselves. We find that when people help those who are less fortunate they begin to see there is more to this world than themselves. In helping others we help ourselves.
Keystone Communities is a housing development organization that seeks to provide affordable housing for individuals and families seeking to become homeowners. Keystone is currently involved in a 70 unit paired villa and town home project in the inner city of Hammond, IN.
Is designed to transform individuals and families who are living pay check to pay check and sometimes not even that! This is a twofold program that offers a quarterly two-day seminar of the basics in financial stability. The second is an in-depth 9-week program that teaches how to achieve financial goals by eliminating debt, saving for the future, and giving each person an opportunity to live a life with financial peace! Over 1 million families have attended this type of program across the nation with proven results.