Churches and Ministry Partners
Key Ministry promotes meaningful connection between churches and families of kids with disabilities for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ. SOAR frequently partners with Key Ministry on several different initiatives.
Ability Ministry strive to enhance the lives of persons affected with disabilities by providing services for persons with developmental disabilities, including residence, job placement, opportunities for social interaction and spiritual growth. They seek partnership with individuals, churches, and other organizations to meet the physical and spiritual needs of persons with disabilities. They also work to enable others through training, resources, and encouragement to effectively minister. They also manage two residential facilities for adults with disabilities, one in Missouri and the other in Tennessee. SOAR frequently partners with Ability Ministry and Doc Hunsley has assisted with writing some curriculum for them.
Valued By God is run by Uncle Charlie! Uncle Charlie’s creative videos and printable activity sheets equip parents and teachers with God’s truths that help their VIP’s rise above their daily challenges! Try out his amazing app! SOAR is excited to partner with Uncle Charlie for our SOAR Summer Camp!
21st Century Dads Foundation is created with the mission of: “Improving the lives of children by raising awareness and resources for greater father involvement, and inspiring dads to be present; physically, emotionally, financially and spiritually.” The Special Fathers Network is a premiere dad to dad mentoring program for fathers raising children with special needs. Through their personalized matching process, new fathers with a special needs child are connected with another father (A Mentor Father) who has experienced a similar situation.
Mentor Fathers are matched as closely as possible based on the child’s special need, gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic group, and relationship to the child (i.e.father, stepfather, grandfather), providing the younger father with a special needs child, a chance to ask personal questions and receive support from a peer who is truly familiar with the situation.
SOAR is honored to partner with the Special Fathers Network and Doc Hunsley is a Mentor Father with the program. Doc will be featured on one of the upcoming podcasts.
Jacobs Ladder Special Needs Fitness provides both in-person and virtual fitness training for individuals with special needs. The team at Jacobs Ladder has partnered with SOAR and our virtual SOAR Summer camps in providing our fitness experience for our campers. Jacobs Ladder is located in Cleveland, Ohio.
Grace Church has three campuses in Overland Park and Olathe, Kansas. Their vision is to help everyone become an outward-focused follower of Jesus. SOAR Special Needs was birthed in Grace Church in September 2011 and grew until Grace Church assisted with the launch of SOAR as an independent non-profit. SOAR Special Needs is now a local outreach partner of Grace Church and assists with their Grace Special Needs Ministry as a consultant.
Camp Se Konsa is transforming the lives of families with special needs in Belize by providing a family camp for families with special needs. Camp Se Konsa is a missions partner of SOAR! SOAR is partnering with Camp Se Konsa and helping them with their camp and in the near future will plan to offer mission trips for families with special needs to be able to serve families with special needs in Belize!
Hub of Hope (website pending) is in Naivasha, Kenya, Africa, led by director/founder Joseph Mwaura – Hub of Hope is a missions partner of SOAR and they support families with special needs in Kenya – providing sports for individuals with special needs, respite, assisting churches in doing disability ministry and looking to create a camp. SOAR is assisting them in all these endeavors and looking to launching special needs mission trips where we take families with disabilities to go serve other families with disabilities!