Love and Hope in Action was founded on the idea of helping those in need. Ever since our organization was established, we have endeavored to provide help where the need is greatest.
Our goal is to reduce hunger and mitigate serious health and safety risks for adults and families who are homeless and/or indigent living in Martin County, Florida. We offer a comprehensive array of programs and services to meet their basic needs and assist them with a plan to reach self-sufficiency.
Our services include:
Services Summary for 2019:
27,000 meals served
1207 loads of laundry
1000+ clients served, of which 525 were brand new
254 bikes repaired and provided to those without transportation
127 tents given to those without a place to live
107 received properly prescribed non-narcotic medications
41 received eyeglasses
28 birth certificates, 125 state ID cards and/or FL driver's licenses
Services Summary for 2020:
36,673 meals served
733 loads of laundry
1000+ clients served, of which 606 were brand new
209 bikes repaired and provided to those without transportation
181 tents given to those without a place to live
60 homeless clients placed in sustainable housing!
30 Greyhound bus tickets were purchased with shared cost through partnering churches to assist with relocation, start a new journey, or reunite with family.
26 received eyeglasses
25 birth certificates
We also provide free case management services to help connect individuals with social services and medical or mental health assistance. Case management staff assist individuals with finding resources for housing, food stamps, jobs and locating other available services in the community.
We frequently start by helping clients obtain vital documentation such as birth certificates and identification cards. With proper I.D., clients can secure housing opportunities and access essential medical and mental health services.
Case managers transport and support clients who are experiencing life-threatening health crises such as cancer and other serious illnesses. This includes helping them schedule and attend crucial medical appointments. The case managers might also arrange transportation to a mental health facility for those who are suicidal or facing a severe mental or emotional crisis.
In order to accomplish our mission, we always welcome new volunteers who share our commitment to doing good in the world.
If you would like to help, please don't hesitate to contact us. A helping hand is always greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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