Future Impact & Outreach

(contingent on funding and building purchase)

Community Benefits

  • Promotes greater utilization of resources and experiences in the community
  • Forms partnerships among community organizations and individuals, and enhances community spirit
  • Enhances community spirit
  • Fosters recognition of needs of all age levels
  • Provides mentors and role models
  • Develops social behavior

Our Impact

We have received testimonials, thank you letters and cards expressing how OPI has saved and made an impact on personal and business budgets that range from hundreds to literally thousands of dollars.

Since our inception, we have provided assistance to well over 3,000 families, individuals, businesses, children, single parents, seniors, college students, high school students, churches, shelters, schools and non-profit agencies. Our target groups have received:

  • School Supplies
  • Books
  • Furniture
  • Household Items
  • Toys
  • Computers
  • Candy
  • Beverages
  • Perishable and Non-Perishable Foods
  • Clothing & Shoes
  • Hygiene Products
  • Hotel Stays
  • Office Furniture
  • Mother’s Day Gifts
  • Father’s Day Gifts
  • Thanksgiving Meals
  • Christmas Gifts

Recently we adopted Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy. The students participated in a half day service project to assist OPI to organize and inventory our storage spaces. They received community service hours and received individual gifts and snacks.