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Love INC Impact Stories

Transformation Underway

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Last summer we received a call from a woman who was fleeing from an abusive marriage and found herself living at a women’s shelter in Waterloo. We learned that although she was in crisis, she was eager to move quickly toward a stable life. She joined the Affirming Potential class in our...

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Meeting the Needs of a Young Family

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We got a call this month from a young family who is struggling under the weight of medical bills. They have two young children who have a heart condition. The condition has required surgery for both children and ongoing medical care. They work full-time, but are having difficulty paying their...

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Accomplishing Dreams

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We celebrated this month with a gal who will be graduating from school in the spring. She is 36 years old and on a focused path toward stability. We are thrilled to cheer her on! She called us last May for help with her water bill. At that time she was working part-time and having a very...

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Frequent Hospital Visits

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We got a call from a man whose wife is suffering from many medical conditions. She recently experienced a fall and is now wheelchair bound and requiring consistent care. As a result, he is taking unpaid leave from his full-time job to care for her. Together they are raising four children. After...

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Car Repair

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We got a call from a grandmother who is disabled and lives on a fixed income. She recently received temporary custody of her three grandchildren - ages 7, 6 and 1 - and, at the time, was receiving no extra help to alleviate the extra expenses. It was starting to cost her more than she could...

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Grandma's Kitchen

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A local grandmother took in her three grandchildren a couple of months ago. Her son is not able to care for them at this time and she has brought them into her home in order to provide a safe, loving and stable environment. She lives on a limited fixed income and didn't cook much before she...

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Building a Fence

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This month we got an opportunity to provide a safer environment for a child with special needs in our community. We were contacted by a family with four children (ages 12, 9, 4 and 1) who recently moved to Waterloo. Their 9 year old has a brain injury and he functions at a 3-4 year old level...

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Faithful Yard Work

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Five years ago we partnered one of our faithful volunteers with a grateful and joy-filled elderly woman in our community who was in need of support. At that time she was 78 years old and doing everything in her ability to remain in the house she had owned for 38 years. Eventually the yard work...

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Comfort and Mobility

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Bethlehem Lutheran Church offers a medical supply ministry to our community through Love INC. Through this ministry our clients can receive a variety of different supplies. This month the son of an elderly gal called Love INC for help in getting his mother a wheelchair. She suffered from a...

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Transforming Lives

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We offer four sessions of Transformation classes per year. These classes are optional for our clients and the topics include budgeting, goal setting, life sharing and nutrition. We're seeing wonderful growth in this ministry. After our last session we asked our participants to share some...

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