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Upcoming Events

Love INC plans and hosts events throughout the year where people can come together and serve the community.

"A Christmas Carol" Special Presentation!

11/25/2017 - 7pm

Love INC Heartland is sponsoring four special presentations of "A Christmas Carol" over the holiday... Read More.

"A Christmas Carol" Special Presentation!

11/26/2017 - 2pm

Love INC Heartland is sponsoring four special presentations of "A Christmas Carol" over the holiday... Read More.

"A Christmas Carol" Special Presentation!

12/09/2017 - 7pm

Love INC Heartland is sponsoring four special presentations of "A Christmas Carol" over the holiday... Read More.

"A Christmas Carol" Special Presentation!

12/10/2017 - 5pm

Love INC Heartland is sponsoring four special presentations of "A Christmas Carol" over the holiday... Read More.


Ongoing Projects

You don't need to wait for the next scheduled event to lend a hand! You can contribute to Love INC on your own or with your group by participating in a project. They are fun and help neighbors in need.

Food Shelf Restocking (Ongoing)

LOVE INC – Heartland’s five food pantries are always in need of a variety of items. This ongoing need and your help with pantry donations (large and small) are always appreciated. They can always use the following commonly used non-perishable items.

  • Spaghetti and spaghetti sauce
  • Tuna and Tuna Helper
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Pancake Mix and Syrup
  • Cake Mix and Frosting
  • Cream soups and Complete Meal Soups
  • Spaghettios/Ravioli
  • Spam
  • Canned fruits and Vegetables
  • Flour, Salt, Sugar, and Cooking Oil
  • Coffee
  • Juice Boxes
  • Lunch Snacks
  • Sanitary Products
  • Bar Soap, Dish Soap, and Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels and Toilet Tissue


Please call the LOVE INC - Heartland office when your drive has ended for instructions as to the best place to deliver your collected items.

Lullaby Ministry (Ongoing)

In the first year of operation the Lyndale Lutheran Lullaby ministry helped over 60 babies, with diapers, cribs and baby supplies.  Join in showing the Love of Christ to our precious babies.

The Love INC - Heartland Lullaby Ministry Welcomes the Following Infant Items:

  • Baby Blankets
  • Back Pack Carriers
  • Bottles
  • Bouncy chairs
  • Breast feeding pillows
  • Beast Pumps
  • Children's books
  • Crib Sheets
  • Cribs
  • Diapers
  • Diaper Bags
  • Front pack carriers
  • Excer-saucers
  • High Chairs
  • Pack 'n Plays
  • Sling type carriers
  • Wipes

 

Back to School Bash- School Supplies Project (August)

Our annual “Back to School Bash” in August  is hosted by WestPointe Church in Delano.  Families in need enjoy a nice lunch, free school supplies and an afternoon of fun, games, and even face painting.  We held our first one in August of 2008 – what a day of joy filled abundance!

This project is usually done during the summer months of June, July, and August. When children are preparing for their return to school, certain supplies are needed. These supplies are collected, sorted, and then distributed to them on the night of the Bash. 

Each family is screened to ensure that the need is legitimate before they are given supplies. School supplies that are needed each year include:

  • Pencil boxes
  • Notebooks
  • Folders
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Colored pencils
  • Glue/glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Erasers
  • Markers
  • Protractors and compasses
  • Calculators
  • Wide-ruled and college-ruled loose leaf paper
  • Book bags or backpacks


Please contact the LOVE INC – Heartland office if you'd like to get involved in the Back to School Bash. Please consider picking up a few supplies when you see them in stores in August.  Every little bit helps students in need.  Supplies can be dropped off at Love INC- Heartland in Delano or at WestPointe Church.  

Holiday Sharing (November-December)

The holidays are a time of giving and a time when many families are in need.  There are several annual projects that you can be a part of to make the holidays "merry and bright" for a family in need.  

Make the Holidays Merry and Bright

for a family in need!

 

1. Sponsor a family! 

Gather your family and sponsor a family in need!   Sign up by email or phone (holidays@loveincheartland.org or 763-972-6547) to be ts, matched with a family and find out their specific needs.  

 

2. Purchase gifts for our Free Toy Store!

When you are out Christmas shopping, grab an extra gift or two for a family in need.   Any gift is welcome, but we are especially looking for gift cards and gifts for teens! Drop off is at either the Delano or Howard Lake Thrift Shops, or at WestPointe Church where the drive takes place!  

 

3. Volunteer at the Toy Store!  

The Toy Store always needs volunteers to assist guests, wrap presents and serve snacks.  Call Lisa Green at 763-972-6547 to set up a volunteer time slot! 

 


"He who refreshes others will be refreshed."

- Proverbs 11:25