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…

2011-Red Bus A in Israel

Where it all began for Labor of Love. 36 strangers board a tour bus with a red placard in the window – August 2011.  They are a few of more than 2,000 Americans visiting the Holy Land to show solidarity with the Israeli people, to ‘Stand with Courage’ at the invitation of media entrepreneur Glenn Beck…

2015-Labor of Love, Nashville

  Repair entrance porch/stairs for elderly disabled woman, haul several trailers of trash/discarded items, paint entire home interior; replace postal shed & help build raised garden beds for apartment complex – Project Connect Nashville – assisting cities near homeless

2014-Labor of Love, Yreka/Weed, California

  Sifted through ashes of a police officer’s home burned to the ground along with 250 others; assisted small community to sort and convert to cash or trash mountains of donated clothing and other items (related to Weed community fire)

2014-Labor of Love, Detroit, Michigan

Prepared two meals for 150+ residents of a homeless shelter; moved and stacked one ton of bricks from a mistakenly bulldozed 1860’s carriage house; put in a fence to provide safer place to play for 2 children who lost their father and were taken in by an aunt; insulate and drywall the attic room that…

2012-Labor of Love Joplin, Missouri

The idea for Labor of Love came from Red Bus A in Israel, but the reality of it was born out of tragedy in Joplin, Missouri. An EF-5 tornado struck Joplin May, 22 2011.  158 people died, more than 1,100 were injured, and the recovery cost $2.8 Billion, making it the costliest tornado in United…