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People who walk alongside us

Mary

People Who Walk Alongside Us

Volunteer: Mary Turner

“I heard about Love in Action and always meant to call to ask about volunteer opportunities. One day I heard it in my heart, ‘don’t forget to call Love in Action,’ and I’ve been here since.” That was ten years ago now, as Mary Turner began volunteering after retiring from a career in teaching.
 
Mary started at the Ministry Center as a receptionist and watched the growth of Love in Action with the addition of Hope House and Harbor Hall. She loves working with people, getting to know them, and greeting them, and did so at our Love in Action Upscale Resale stores and eventually at our Ferry street location where she fields incoming calls from people with all different types of inquiries.
 
“People tell me their stories and every time I transfer them to the person they need it’s like I’m giving them a little bit of hope. I have that warm feeling of helping even if all I did was listen.
 
“I love volunteering with Love in Action because it is a faith-filled community. We’re all part of different denominations and backgrounds and are able to connect and talk to each other about our faith respectfully. I also love that we will provide support to anyone, everyone is welcome here!
 
We all struggle in life sometimes, and the one thing that can make a positive difference during those hard times is the people in our lives who choose to walk alongside us, people like Mary Turner.

"People tell me their stories and every time I transfer them to the person they need it's like I'm giving them a little bit of hope."

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ways to donate

Love in Action is a non-profit ministry organized as a 501c3 in the State of Michigan. Make tax-deductible donations:

  • Cash
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  • Real estate
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  • Make a monthly recurring donation

Furniture, clothing, and other material donations can be dropped off at:

Upscale Resale -Grand Haven: 948 Robbins Road, Grand Haven MI. 49417
LIA Distribution Center: 1106 Fulton, Grand Haven 49417

Cash or check donations can be dropped off or mailed to our main office:

Love in Action
326 N Ferry Street
Grand Haven, MI 49417

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$20 Provides backpack blessings for one student for one month

$140 Average cost per patient visit to our Health & Dental clinic

$150 Provides one week's worth of groceries for a family