Finding a New Family

Many times, inspiration comes from a place of heartache and pain. It takes going through a difficult situation or surviving the unthinkable to realize what is truly important in life. This week’s inspiring story was submitted by Lena Otolski, one of our board members. It is the story of Susanne Janson, a Swedish woman, who lost her children to the tsunami in Thailand and ended up moving there to help run a home for children and families in need. This story contains two links; the first is her story and the second is a link to the home. Be Inspiring! Heather Read the article: Grief-stricken...

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it started with an idea…

The idea for this blog started with a weekly assignment given to our 7th grade daughter. You see, she needed to bring in a current news article every week, and one week, she asked me to be on the look out for an interesting world news article. To me, the news was very depressing and scary for a 12 year old. I realized that this assignment had my innocent daughter seeing the bad of the world, and I had to work hard that week to find her the good in the world. Could we create a place to collect the “good news” in the world? The first article of this blog is not the article I found that week,...

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Bike Giveaway Update

Thank you so much to everyone that helped to make the Bike Giveaway event on Saturday, May 21st a success. Thank you for getting the word out, donating bikes, helping repair bikes, and volunteering the day of the event! On Saturday, we distributed 80 bikes, 3 scooters, 4 tricycles, 41 locks, and 79 helmets to 39 families! (Some families had requested bikes but could not pick up that on that date.) This event would not have been possible without all your hard work and dedication! So far this year, we have already distributed over 100 bikes and have over 30 additional bikes to fix up and...

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Thank You Valley Free Youth Group!

Thank you so much for your help on Saturday! We greatly appreciated the service you and your youth group provided to Love INC and A Better Society. Below is a breakdown of what was accomplished: – 52 bikes were inventoried and moved to the new warehouse in Chaska – 90 bikes were inventoried and organized at the Chanhassen warehouse – 25-30 bikes were stripped down for the recycle center – Both warehouses were cleaned and reorganized If you or any member of your youth group would like to help again, please let us know. We are in need of volunteers to clean and fix up...

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