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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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Feeling the Weight of Expenses

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‘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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Faithful Provision

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“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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Safe at Home

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“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

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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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