August 2013 Dear Friends of Love INC:

Greetings in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Thank you for your prayers and support for the Love INC mission to help churches to help people! I know that it is important to you that our volunteers have the freedom to speak about Christ’s love and to pray with the people that we help. In order to remain free to operate as Christians, Love INC does not take government funds to meet our budget. That is a one reason why your support is vital to us.

This is our 30th anniversary! Particularly in the last four years, we have grown tremendously. Love INC sponsors have made it possible for our affiliate to have a wonderful campus in Griffith which includes the office building, storage garage and parking lot, along with a truck and trailers. These tools for ministry are highly valued. Now, we are looking forward to beginning a Life Skills Ministry for our clients. Christian volunteers will lead classes in skills such as money management, food health, and Bible study. Imagine the difference those few classes can make in the life of one person or even a whole family! Volunteers are ready to get started! Here is how you can help make this happen.

Before we can focus on the Life Skills Ministry, we need to take care of a key element for operation—financial resources. Even though giving has increased, we need a significant boost from our friends in order to meet our expenses. Volunteers economize to keep our operational costs to a minimum. But, the gift of time does not pay the utilities, insurance premiums, payroll, vehicle maintenance, etc. So, we are asking for your help to meet our budget which is about $4,200.00 a month.

In honor of our 30th anniversary, we ask you to pray with us for a minimum of 30 new donors, pledging $30.00 monthly. But, we also welcome monthly pledges of any size that fits your budget. If you are already giving regularly, then please accept my thanks! If you are a new donor or if you are changing or renewing a pledge, please return the attached pledge form along with your gift for August, if you are able.

The board of directors and I thank you for your financial and prayer support for Love INC.

In Christ’s Name,

Anne Bawinkel

Executive Director

A Pledge Form is attached below: