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Love INC Impact Stories

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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Family Impact

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

Last winter, "Michelle's" sister brought her to our Begin Now ministry so she could find community and build relationships with other individuals in the area. She enjoyed it so much that she came back to participate in another Begin Now class this summer, and even brought her husband with...

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Recovering at Home

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

A couple of months ago we received a call from Janet. She was bedridden for a while after falling down stairs and severely breaking her leg. While she was working with a physical therapist, she still needed a few supplies to help her move about and complete basic tasks such as dressing herself...

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Meeting Needs with Prayer

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

Prayer is such a crucial component to our intake process in the Clearinghouse. At the end of each conversation, volunteers have a chance to pray with our clients over the phone. This past year, we had the opportunity to work with a woman, Jill, whose husband underwent multiple back surgeries in...

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Moving Up

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

This month, we had the opportunity to provide a couch to a young, single mother of two twin babies. Laura had been living with her mother but was recently able to get her own place. She has a goal of attending a CNA program while continuing to provide for her family. Love INC was able to help...

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Purchasing a Mattress

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

Love INC often has the unique opportunity to connect with individuals who are in a season of transition. This month, we received a call from a woman who had just gotten out of the women’s shelter and recently moved into her own place. Cara, a single mother to two young children, is a...

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New in Town

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

Often times we are contacted by people who are new to the Cedar Valley. This month, we were able to get to know Mary, a single mom who just moved here from Chicago. She was fleeing an abusive relationship and dreamed of starting over and having a better life for her and her son. She shared with...

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God is Already at Work

Posted by Erin Tink on

We were encouraged this month while talking to a gal in our community who is caring for her great-granddaughter. Her granddaughter, the child's mother, is currently struggling with substance abuse and is unable to care for her new baby. This gal willingly stepped in to care and provide during a...

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Falling Behind

Posted by Shannon Stewart on

A new client came to us this month seeking assistance with her water bill. “Kara” disclosed a number of stressful circumstances in her life while having a conversation with one of our intake volunteers. Her household has no support system in the area and her son’s father is...

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Story of Transformation

Posted by Erin Tink on

"After leaving an abusive marriage, I came to Waterloo to begin a new life. At a local shelter, I immediately began moving beyond the crisis that got me here. I reached out to Love INC for a few basic needs as I prepared to move into an apartment. I discovered God would give me much more than a...

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