Participating Organizations

Active links show youth in other organizations wearing shirts that were printed at Elpis or actively involved in an experiential workshop.

The following is a sample of organizations that have scheduled experiential workshops in woodworking and/or screen-printing. These programs have either been in the Elpis facility or off site in various community locations.

  • Minneapolis Parks and Recreation  (30+ Recreation Centers)
  • Minneapolis Community Education
  • Minneapolis Public Library
  • Cookie Cart
  • YouthLink
  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
  • St. Pedars Lutheran Church
  • Unity Summer
  • Shalom Group
  • Eliott Park Neighborhood Group
  • Whittier Alliance
  • Nokomis Neighborhood Association
  • Stevens Square Neighborhood Group
  • Hawthorne Area Community Council
  • Northwest Family and Children's Services
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Wood Lake Nature Center
  • Maplewood Nature Center
  • Youth Farm and Market Program
  • PPL City Explorers
  • YouthCare
  • University YMCA
  • Blaisdell YMCA
  • Southdale YMCA
  • St. Joseph's Home For Children
  • Village Youth
  • Cub Scouts
  • Youth Frontiers

Business Partners

Our business partners have recognized Elpis Enterprises as a competitive provider of goods and services that support youth development.  Our partners have purchased products from the wood line or screen-printing services.  Many of our partners fully understand our impact on youth and support our effort through business activities on an on going basis.

These organizations provide recycled or reclaimed materials for the woodworking program.