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Love INC Impact Stories

Help Despite Language Barrier

Posted by Kelly Voss on

"Emily", an African refugee, was referred to Love INC by another local agency after being released from the hospital. She was a victim of domestic violence and suffered severe injuries from a brutal attack. As a non-English speaking client, Love INC worked hard, along with the help of other...

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Relieving Financial Pressure

Posted by Kelly Voss on

"Leila" is a hard-working, successful woman who is raising two children as a single mom while owning and operating her own beauty business. To make ends meet, Leila also works part-time at a convenience store. Even though Leila has to put a lot of time and effort into her jobs, she's...

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Best Night's Sleep

Posted by Kelly Voss on

"Jende", along with his wife and two young children, immigrated to the Cedar Valley from central Africa. They had been in the area for one month when they were referred to Love INC by another local agency. With the help of a translator from Jende's church, one of our intake volunteers was able...

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Praying for a Miracle

Posted by Kelly Voss on

"Frankie" recently had a bad fall that resulted in him losing vision in both eyes. He was in the hospital for over two months, but is now home and adjusting to life without sight. He is struggling with the lack of independence and finds it difficult to rely on others to guide him. His wife's...

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Feeling Optimistic

Posted by Kelly Voss on

"Isaiah" and his fiance "Jaycie" are a young couple that just moved to the Cedar Valley from out of state. They had difficult pasts and wanted a fresh start in a new community where they could keep a distance from some unhealthy relationships. They had been job searching in their hometown, and...

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Home All Day

Posted by Kelly Voss on

"Mona" reached out to Love INC this month for help with household essentials, especially toilet paper and disinfectant supplies. She was working as a waitress, but has been without her job for weeks due to COVID-19. Additionally, her four kids are home all day because they aren't able to go to...

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COVID Relief

Posted by Kelly Voss on

"Craig" has been in a wheelchair since he was involved in a car accident 25 years ago and has severe medical issues. He lives independently, but is unable to leave his home without help from others. Craig contacted our Clearinghouse seeking help with some food and essential household items. One...

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From Family to Family

Posted by Paige Price on

Lin started attending Love INC’s Begin Now program after being invited by her sister, Emma. Lin had just moved to the Cedar Valley in November 2019 and was trying to get settled in a new community. She attended Love INC’s Begin Now Bible Study in January and started the Affirming...

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Becoming Self-Sufficient

Posted by Kelly Voss on

"Paula" is a middle-aged woman who has never lived on her own, but because of Love INC's ministry and the work of other community agencies she's gaining her own independence for the first time. After being raised in an abusive home and abandoned by her parents, Paula found herself being raised...

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Finding Connection

Posted by Kelly Voss on

Love INC recently set up a baby essentials appointment to help a young mother, "Peggy". Peggy survived domestic violence in a different state and was now starting her life over in Iowa. She was frightened about raising her child on her own and unsure how she would afford the cost of...

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