Welcome to Outreach for Hope

Outreach for Hope supports life-giving ministries that serve with the people of low income communities in the Greater Milwaukee Synod, ELCA. These ministries not only provide help with daily necessities, but most importantly, they are centers in the heart of their communities for providing transformation and hope. Outreach for Hope seeks donations primarily from generous individuals. It also receives gifts from organizations and from special offerings of congregations.

It’s Not too Late to Participate!

Here’s how: Support a Rider – For every online donation to riders’ web pages, a generous donor will contribute another $10 to Outreach for Hope. Make a Donation – For your convenience on-line donations are possible at the www.ofhbikeride.com Donations received via mail are also gratefully received and will be instrumental in helping us reach our goal of $110,000.…


New Staff at Outreach for Hope

I’m pleased to share with you that beginning in September there will be another person working along side of me also raising funds for Outreach for Hope ministries.  Maripat Monahan has many years of experience with fund development, and will be focused on donors and donor development, as I continue with the grant making side,…


Grant Requests Information

Outreach for Hope is ready to receive your grant requests.  The deadline is October 1.  The Grant forms and information are on the Grant Request page of the OFH web site Grant Requests page. Several of the ministries are on a two year grant cycle, and do not need to submit a grant.  Information will…


Cross Lutheran: feeding, providing, healing

Wednesdays are busy days for Cross Lutheran Church. A beautiful brick building at 16th and Walnut in Milwaukee, Cross is one of 19 ministries receiving financial support from Outreach for Hope. Many people come to Cross from different surrounding neighborhoods to spend their Wednesdays joined in a meal and Bible study, and receiving the gifts…