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Love INC Impact Stories

Delivering Beds

Posted by Erin Tink on

We have a long list of families who are waiting for beds. One of the families that we connected with this week has been on our waiting list for over a year. This gal is a single mom who works full-time in a minimum wage job. She makes just enough each month to make ends meet, but there is never...

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Finally a Good Night's Sleep

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A single woman who lives alone in our community contacted our Clearinghouse in need of a mattress. She has ongoing health issues and was sleeping on the floor due to not having a bed to rest on. We were able to tell her about our new program and within a couple of days we met her at Factory...

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Struggling to Feed Her Family

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A single mom of two growing children recently lost her job due to unexpected health issues. She receives food stamps to help with her family's grocery bills, but losing her job meant she was struggling to keep food on the table. She called Love INC for help and we set up an appointment for her...

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Supporting a New Family

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A local couple who regularly attends one of our partner churches recently gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. He was born with complications that required frequent trips to Iowa City for surgeries and follow-up appointments. This season has been difficult for this family as they struggle to...

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Christmas Store Shopping

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A local family found themselves in an unforeseen, difficult financial position this Christmas. Both parents had full-time jobs during this time last year. They were paying their bills on time and building a strong foundation for their family. In the middle of 2015, the mother underwent back...

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Needs Car for New Job

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We got a call from a gal who was scheduled to start work in about a week. She was hired as a home health nurse and required to have reliable transportation. We verified her job opportunity and agreed to help her with her car repair - front brakes and a left caliper. However, an estimate from a...

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Boots for Work

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Posted by Erin Tink on

We got a call from a young man who had a full-time job opportunity waiting for him - the only thing standing in the way were the right work boots. In fact, he had the boots and was only missing the metatarsal guards that would provide the right protection required by the job. We spent time...

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Softening a Hardened Heart

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For nearly a year we have been arranging a ride for one gentleman to make a monthly trip to both ALDI and Walmart with one of our volunteers. He lives on a fixed income and he is very strategic with his grocery shopping trips - buying only what is on his list and, from what we can tell, the same...

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Many Trips to Iowa City

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This month we had the privilege to serve a young, pregnant couple in our community. They are expecting twins and the pregnancy has complications that require multiple trips per month to Iowa City for prenatal care. Normally Love INC is able to provide one gas card per year to households who...

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A Grandpa's Love

Posted by Erin Tink on

We got a call from a grandfather who had just recently moved into our area. He was asking for help in getting some baby supplies. Why?His daughter was going to prison and he moved here to take on the responsibility for his grandchildren - ages 1 & 4 - while she was away.Love INC took the...

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