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Love INC Impact Stories

New Tires for Work

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"Linda" called this month seeking help getting her car repaired. She is a substitute teacher in one of our local school districts and desperately needed two new tires replaced on her vehicle in order to get to work safely and dependably this fall. She had a temporary fix, but she knew it wasn't...

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Student Group is a Blessing

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This month a student group from River's Edge Church blessed "Robin", a homeowner who needed help with some home maintenance. "Robin" used to pride herself in the many ways she could solve maintenance issues on her own. Unfortunately, after experiencing some medical set-backs in the last couple...

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Celebrating Graduation

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At our Begin Now Graduation celebration, Dora shared about the impact Begin Now has had in her life. She said, "Coming here has been a joy for me. Meeting new and different people and learning new and different things. I would like to say thank you to each of you because each of you has made a...

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Another Chance at Life

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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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Serving Others

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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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God is Already at Work

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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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Story of Transformation

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"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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Wheels for Work

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Leslee connected with Love INC early this year for help as she sought out a new beginning in the Cedar Valley. Shortly after getting to know her, she joined our Begin Now ministry on Tuesday nights where she attends regularly and with enthusiasm. Since the day we met her she was focused on...

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A Thank You Note

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We love receiving thank you notes from our neighbors. Here's one from this month -  "Thank you so much Jamie and Love INC. I appreciate God's work in my life through your ministry. The kitchen box has been a major improvement in my ability to make healthy meals."

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Getting Dirty

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When we offer help we do so with the big picture in mind. We are strategic in the needs we meet and we make it our goal to offer just as much relational and spiritual help as we do tangible goods. We had a woman with two sons call us three months ago asking for someone to give her assistance...

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