Little Miracles in Lewiston

Labor of Love spent the weekend in Lewiston, Utah – a small rural community near the Utah-Idaho border.  A record number of families with young children attended this weekend of service.  For those who were looking for those moments of magic, there were too many to count. Children as young as two years old with…

2014-Labor of Love Somerset, Kentucky

Labor of Love members gathered in rural Kentucky Easter weekend, 2014, to restore what turned out to be a very tall home to a safe and beautiful state.  Preparation work was accomplished by local homeschool families, and ladders provided by the fire department.  To accomplish the painting work up high, a neighbor loaned a bucket…

The Happy Blue House

Sometimes it isn’t just about the person we are there to serve…it is about the neighborhood, the community. Three years ago today, Labor of Love volunteers were in rural Kentucky transforming a two story white home to the homeowners favorite color.  It was a weekend to be remembered for many reasons. From the never before…

2016-Labor of Love St George, Utah

Bearing one another’s burdens.  Mourning with those who mourn.  Making a tradition of service and fellowship across generations of family. Labor of Love St George embodied all of these and more. A remarkable number of people new to Labor of Love, and a remarkable number of families with younger children chose to join forces over…

2017-Labor of Love Tyler Texas

Spring is the perfect time for planting seeds.  April 2017 was no exception. About 70 Labor of Love volunteers gathered in East Texas the first weekend of April to plant seeds of hope. We started the weekend as the guest of the Glenn Beck program in Dallas, Texas.  The 5th anniversary of our first Labor…

2016-Labor of Love, Nashville Christmas

A few days before Christmas, Labor of Love members in the Nashville Tennessee area joined a jolly tall elf with hundreds of toys for children of the large Coptic Christian community.  Their unbridled joy filled our hearts! Living in humble circumstances, their eagerness to invite carolers into their homes, and the enthusiasm with which a…

2016-Labor of Love, Washougal, Washington

Neighbors helping neighbors…that’s what this is all about.  One neighbor with huge trees down, another with a need for logs to supply winter heat for their home.  On an incredible afternoon, a community came together to make it happen. Meanwhile, on the Columbia River, other neighbors were sorting donations of gently used children’s clothing to…

2016-Labor of Love, Waxahachie, Texas

Completing the ‘Honey do list’ for women with no ‘honey-doers’ was the inspiration behind this mini-Labor of Love.  Dispatched in teams around town, they hung lights, mended fences, and saw to other to do list items at several homes.  Meanwhile, other teams met at the First Look pregnancy resource center to stuff envelopes and clean up….

2013-Labor of Love, Salt Lake City, Utah

In July 2013, dozens of Labor of Love volunteers descended on Utah to complete five Labors of Love! Our largest projects were to give a facelift and some much needed maintenance to the homes of two women, each unable to care for their property, but busy caring for generations of their own families. For Blanche,…

2013-Labor of Love at Man in the Moon

Sometimes, Labor of Love volunteers piggy-back our service efforts with other events that interest members of the group. This was the case for the Utah event, where most stayed on for July 4-7 events in Salt Lake City for Man in the Moon, where we attended seminars, had an opportunity to take in some amazing…

2013-Labor of Love Branson, Missouri

Labor of Love Branson (September 2013) gave volunteers an opportunity to gather and help parents of a recently returned from active duty Marine ready a home for his new bride.   We painted master bedroom walls and baseboard trim.  New sheetrock was applied in the kitchen and another bedroom, in addition to presenting a handmade patriotic…

2012-Labor of Love Dallas, TX @Restoring Love

During the hot Texas summer of 2012, Labor of Love volunteers joined with thousands of others in the Dallas Fort Worth area in a Day of Service, where groups small and large completed hundreds of projects in a single day. Our group, Red Bus A style, decided to do a little extra. Ahead of the…