2001, 2016

Holiday Portraits

By | January 20th, 2016|Clearinghouse|

Jeff VanBergen, Owner of Enigma Photography, held holiday portrait sessions again this year for Love INC. It’s becoming a Love INC Christmas tradition! Here’s what Jeff had to say afterwards: “We rented space again at Chehalem Cultural Center to photograph the clients and volunteers of Love INC Newberg. This was [...]

601, 2016

January Update

By | January 6th, 2016|Update|

Dear Love INC Community, One of my favorite Christian artists is JJ Heller. She and her husband Dave write beautiful songs about the difficulties of this life and the goodness of God amidst the hardships.  Last year (2015), they wrote a song called This Year on New Year’s Day. On [...]

601, 2016

Spirit of Emilie Mission Award

By | January 6th, 2016|Clearinghouse|

During Mission Week each year, Providence Newberg Medical Center honors three employees with their “Spirit of Emilie Mission Inspiration Award” and awards the recipients with a gift of $250 to be donated to an organization they wish to support. One of the honorees this year, Karen Baltz-Gibbs, chose Love INC! We [...]

1012, 2015

Wilco Gives Back

By | December 10th, 2015|Shelter|

Thank you Wilco Farm Store for your incredible gift to the women we serve in the Love INC shelter program! A conversation at Wilco about the critical needs of the women in the house led Brittinie and her team into action collecting purses and filling them with lots of "girl [...]

712, 2015

December Update

By | December 7th, 2015|Update|

Dear Love INC Community, Have you ever gotten a dollar bill stamped with a “Where’s George” website? It’s a site where you can track all of the places that dollar bill has gone. Knowing how many hands that dollar bill has passed through is pretty cool… and a little gross. [...]

1111, 2015

Special Request

By | November 11th, 2015|Clearinghouse|

Last week Rendered, LLC committed to the ‪#‎bettermytownchallenge‬ by donating a substantial amount of clothing to our local clothing closets. The same day, one of our Love INC clients asked if we had any leads on big and tall clothing for men. He had visited the local clothing closets but [...]

411, 2015

November Update

By | November 4th, 2015|Update|

Dear Love INC Community, Jesus said, “The poor you will always have with you...” (Matthew 26:11)  Why then, should we give ourselves to acts of charity and compassion?  If we can’t end homelessness and hunger, is it futile to try? At Love INC, every day we see the face of [...]

510, 2015

October Update

By | October 5th, 2015|Update|

Dear Love INC Community, I walked into the office a couple of weeks ago to find my friend Heidi being oriented to serving in our Clearinghouse. I was so excited to see someone from my own congregation joining the many others from all over Newberg who volunteer with Love INC. [...]

1609, 2015

God Does Provide!

By | September 16th, 2015|Shelter|

Moving out of the Newberg Community Shelter is a great accomplishment. “Kiki” had been living in the shelter for the past nine months and finally secured a two-bedroom apartment for her two children and herself. She had just a few personal belongings and a cot for a bed, but was [...]

809, 2015

September Update

By | September 8th, 2015|Update|

Dear Love INC Community, “Follow me as I follow Christ” Would you put that invitation out to anyone? Most of us are working pretty hard to follow Christ to our best ability and would be a little uncomfortable having someone follow our example. But this is exactly what the Apostle [...]

109, 2015


By | September 1st, 2015|Shelter|

Ida has struggled with alcohol for years. She lost stable employment and severely strained her family relationships, especially with her mother. Last summer she left the Newberg Community Shelter due to drinking after being informed that she would need to be sober to stay in the house. A couple of [...]

2608, 2015

Working Together

By | August 26th, 2015|Shelter|

This spring one of the Love INC board members won a fully catered BBQ meal for 30 people at a Rotary event. She called the Love INC staff and asked, “How can we use this catered meal for Love INC?” The staff shared that we needed new washers and dryers [...]