Laundry Love May 2019

We want to give a huge shout out to the Shearer family!! They will be creating the survival packs that are given out to those living on the streets. The items included are for personal hygiene and sun, heat, and bug relief. Thank you, Shearer family, we appreciate all that you do for the community!

In early 2019, we had the opportunity to meet with a local property manager; one of her clients had an apartment that was being offered to our team to help someone trying to get off the streets. The apartment would be ready mid-April or later and our team began the search for someone that was seeking life change. As we have always said, we are committed to walking alongside of someone in need, not paying for or providing 100% financial support. We want to love and support people through relationship and inspire and empower them to achieve independence. Early in May, we were connected with a young woman who lost her husband through tragic circumstances. The apartment became available mid-May and three days later we housed our first client! Our team invested some money to cover part of the deposit; however, the client, a single mother, is a very hard worker. She has been able to pay the rent, utilities, and deposit. We are so humbled to be part of her journey!

WHAT can you do? Above all pray; pray for this precious lady and her child, pray for our community, pray for inspiration and creative ways to be involved! Donate full-size hygiene items for those struggling month-to-month. Give VISION: Love and support people through relationship and inspire and empower all to achieve independence!

We are super close to opening a SECOND location! It is difficult for most to comprehend how CRITICAL clean laundry is to everyday life! By providing laundry services families can go to WORK, attend SCHOOL, and live life with dignity. We are passionate about Pueblo! We are community driven! We are an all-volunteer team! We are supported and funded by local businesses that love and care about the Pueblo community! 

Our 3-Month Goals

  • Open a new Laundry Love Location.
  • Recruit and train volunteers and leaders.
  • Develop a strategic plan for community hygiene solutions.
  • COMPLETED!!!! Locate a family to get off the streets.

May Laundry Love Results

May’s Laundry Love Partners: J G Enterprises, LLC., Nazareth, & Agape Fellowship
May 3: Lady Fair Laundry – Volunteers: 3 Families Served: 3 Washes: 64  Dryers: 38
May 9: Excell Laundry – Volunteers: 12  Families Served: 30 Washes: 126  Dryers: 70
May Demographics: Disabled: 9          Veterans: 4           On the Streets: 5

Thank you to all who helped with Laundry Love. Volunteers: Dorothy, Nadine, Gary, Jan, Jerica, Kaela, Bonnie, Cody, John Q., & John. Shearer Family: for the survival packs.

Serving together with you! The Capture the Vision Leadership Team
Elaine, Toni, Lori, Tim, Roger, Ann, & Dayera