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Love INC Impact Stories

Hopeful for the Future

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

Ten weeks after being released from prison, “Andrew” sought out Love INC in need of some assistance. Andrew had just finished with his work release and moved into an apartment with his fiancé who is two months pregnant. While he is working hard at 50 hours a week, Andrew...

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Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

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"You know, it’s possible to come and go to worship services and still not know a soul in your church. Getting involved and serving is where you truly deepen relationships and get to know others. There’s something powerful and transformative about getting out of your comfort zone and...

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Feeling the Weight of Expenses

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

‘Brooke’, a single mother, called our Clearinghouse requesting some help with baby essentials. Feeling the weight of expenses during the holiday season, Brooke expressed she was experiencing some financial stress. She shared she just graduated from the CNA program at Hawkeye and...

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Another Chance at Life

Posted by Erin Tink on

Crystal came home to Waterloo to die. A Greyhound brought her here with the clothes on her back and a terminal medical diagnosis.She didn’t pack hope, but God had other plans.Upon arriving, Crystal called Love INC for some kitchen essentials, which she picked up from a local church (our...

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Faithful Provision

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

“Veronica” called our Clearinghouse seeking some financial assistance with her water bill. She shared that she and her partner separated recently leaving her with three young children and plenty of bills to pay. Among other things, Veronica disclosed she is still struggling in coping...

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A New Job

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‘Sarah’ moved to the area after fleeing an abusive relationship and shared she is currently out on parole and living in the women’s facility. Despite her difficult past and making some unhealthy choices, Sarah shared her excitement in recently getting a job! However, she needed...

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Car Repair for Medical Appointments

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‘Sandra’ called our Clearinghouse seeking financial assistance. She is facing several health issues, including an upcoming knee replacement and spinal surgery. Despite her various medical conditions, she also often cares for her many grandchildren. Sandra shared with Love INC that...

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Starting Over

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

During an intake in the Clearinghouse, “Sarah” shared with a volunteer that she was new to the Cedar Valley and had recently fled from an abusive relationship. She was forced to leave everything behind and was even homeless for a little while. Sarah recently found housing but still...

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Serving Others

Posted by Erin Tink on

Rose is a valuable volunteer at Love INC’s Begin Now ministry. She came to us a couple years ago after being invited by a friend. She faithfully attended, soaked up the instruction and is now using her life experiences and faith to help others. For most of her life, Rose has suffered...

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Safe at Home

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

“Gladys,” an elderly widow who lives on her own, needed help repairing a basement railing. She struggled to get up her stairs, and with her laundry in the basement, this presented some extra challenges for her. She shared she had recently been going to a laundromat because she felt...

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