How do I connect with Labor of Love?

Most of the inquiries we receive from people who hear about Labor of Love relate to how to get involved.  I have 3 suggestions in answer to that question. Find out what Labor of Love is, by reading our Guiding Principles.  You will sometimes see the abbreviation ‘LoL’ instead of the full name.  Yes, Labor…

Labor of Love Guiding Principles

We are a group of individuals — all ages, circumstances, and from locations throughout the country. We take seriously our  opportunity and responsibility to stand together and serve our neighbors, person to person, unencumbered by affiliation with a particular church or other organization. By our service, we lift others in both their circumstance and their spirit. At the…

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…

Change your life, change your country!

Our family has been involved with Labor of Love since before it had a name, when it was just a dream.  It has changed our life in ways more profound than words can express.  We have three children, now 10, 11, and 12, whose perspective on their responsibilities, their capabilities, and their opportunities in life…

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…