Since 1979, IOCP has been making an impact in 8 west suburban Hennepin communities. IOCP provides both emergency and long-term solutions around food and clothing, housing, employment, child care, transportation, and connections to other resources. Learning and service opportunities engage individuals, businesses, schools, faith communities, civic groups, health systems, and foundations. Together, IOCP and its partners create opportunities for all to thrive.
See our most recent Annual Report.
- Each year IOCP serves about 1,700 families and individuals living in Hamel, Long Lake, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minnetonka Beach, Orono, Plymouth, and Wayzata.
- IOCP offers programs in 5 areas: housing, employment, child care, transportation, and community connections.
- Staffed by volunteers, the IOCP food shelf distributed 714,233 pounds of food in 2011-12 to 3,903 individuals.
- Our CONECT program offered on-site services and resources focused on housing stability, youth success and community building to more than 700 families living in 7 multi-unit apartment neighborhoods.
- Nearly 1,600 volunteers — from teens to CEOs — are engaged in structured opportunities through IOCP.
- IOCP is led by a 23-member board of directors and 28 paid staff.
- The 2012-13 IOCP budget is $5.3 million.
- Nearly 90% of IOCP’s annual revenue goes directly to services and programs.
- IOCP’s major revenue sources include individuals (45%); foundations (34%); corporations, organizations, schools, and churches (12%); government (6%); United Way (3%).
- IOCP is a United Way sponsored agency.
- IOCP has a 4-star rating with Charity Navigator and meets all the standards of the Charities Review Council.