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Mid-Hudson Love In the Name of Christ Update – March 15, 2016

Rejoice with us at these amazing 2015 statistics –

  • New Love INC clients – 101
  • Of these, 86 accepted our offer to pray with them when they called
  • Calls to the Clearinghouse for help – 1418
  • Money raised through fundraisers – $13,940
  • Number of volunteers – 191
  • Personal care bags delivered – 707
  • Furniture deliveries – 59
  • Clients who received beds – 35
  • Linens deliveries – 104

Praise God for opportunities to serve Him and share His love with our neighbors!

Would you like to be a part of these statistics for 2016? Consider volunteering! Join us on Saturday, April 2, 10:00-11:00 a.m. at New Beginnings (35 DeGarmo Road, Poughkeepsie) for a general orientation for potential volunteers. Explore opportunities for making deliveries, prayer partner crew, office/phone staff, event planner, committee work, teaching, and more. Where you plug in depends on your interests, schedule, skills and specific ministry needs at any given time. For more information or to RSVP, contact Jewel Ratzlaff, Volunteer Coordinator (845-896-4126 or info@mhlinc.org).

Love INC Community LINCs meet with a motivated client one-to-one on a weekly basis, offering friendship and encouragement. There are two required trainings for this volunteer opportunity. Training will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 6:30-9:00 p.m. (poverty, goal-setting, expectations) and Tuesday, April 12, 6:30-9:00 p.m. (listening, boundaries, support). Training sessions are held at New Beginnings (35 DeGarmo Road, Poughkeepsie). For more information or to RSVP, contact Jewel Ratzlaff, Volunteer Coordinator (845-896-4126 or info@mhlinc.org).


Please join us for a Love In the Name of Christ Dinner and Show Fundraiser on Saturday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Changepoint Church. Come and enjoy dinner, The Mad Hatters Chorus, comedian Vince Gerardi, and more! Catered dinner offers a choice of 3 entrees. Reserved seating for dinner and the show for $50 per person. Tickets for the show only are $20 and can be purchased at the door. Silent auction items will be available. Please contact your church liaison or the Mid-Hudson Love INC office (845-471-0102) for more information or tickets.

God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. ~ Romans 5:8