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Love Impact, Inc 2011 Event Close-out Report Greg M. Lawson


Mission Love Impact, Inc. is a non-profit agency whose mission is to empower and equip children, youth, and families through educational, social, and wellness programs. How we accomplish our mission Social Advocacy !

-Youth

-Elderly Economic Development Financial Empowerment Goal To positively impact our community through love and positive social actions by consistently developing innovative programs and projects based on our community needs. Vision To empower and equip children, youth, and families through positive experiences from community-based programs that develops a sense of personal and social responsibility.


Past Project Results Walk a mile for a Mortgage: Saved seven families from foreclosure during this economic downtime. Love Runs the City: Built a home for a single mother in New Orleans. Community Outreach and Partnerships Haiti Relief Fund Donation New Orleans Women’s Shelter Outreach Young Leadership Council Donation ATL’s Foundation Partnership: Annual Christmas Toy Drive Tuscaloosa, AL Outreach

Board of Directors Lester Love, President/CEO Cheryletta Harrison, Vice President Michael Hall, Chairman Tia Robertson, Secretary Alaina Fingal, Treasurer Sonija Kirk, Community Organizer Greg Lawson, Executive Director


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How we accomplished our mission in 2011. 4


-Youth Development Programs

-Elderly Care Program

* Interfaith Works PartnershipFebruary 3, 2011: Provided 25 New Orleans youth the opportunity to explore and learn their family genealogy.

* Helping Senior Inc. Partnership February-September 2011: Assisted 4 elderly individual who experienced contract fraud. Through this partnership, 4 individual were able to return to their homes.

* City Camp-June 6-July 15, 2011: Six week summer enrichment program with 70 campers enrolled and 3 paid teachers. * Campers participated in academic enhancement activities, spiritual development, cultural events, and athletics. * Back to School-August 7, 2011: Annual community outreach, sponsored ($5,000) by Shorty, Dooley, and Hall Law firm.

* Home Depot Partnership: November 12, 2011 Assisted 1 elderly citizen with home repairs. Repairs include:

Replacements

- Floor Board

- Doors

- Interior and Exterior Painting

* Served 1000 families with free backpacks, school supplies, uniforms, and health screening. * College Bound PartnershipOctober-November 2011:Provided 20 youth the opportunity to enroll in free ACT prep course as well as participate in local college tours.

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Economic Development

Financial Empowerment

*LA Fund CDO-September 21, 2011: Job Opportunity Event. 35 applications were received for position in construction and administrative assistants.

* Operation Hope PartnershipApril 29, 2011: Provided financial literacy information to 28 families. Materials included:

Wellness * NO Aids Taskforce-November 2, 2011: HIV/AIDS Testing Event. 12 individuals were tested for the disease. * Harvest Fest-November 19, 2011: Free community health fair. Provided the following health screening in blood pressure, HIV, and diabetes. - Distributed 220 turkeys to families for the Thanksgiving Holiday. - Distributed 150 bags of fresh produce and vegetables

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- Credit Repair - Homeownership - Saving and Investing Community Outreach: * HandsOn New OrleansSeptember 11, 2011: Community Clean-up in Hollygrove Area for 9/11 Day of Service. * ATL’s Youth FoundationDecember 10, 2011: $500 donation to organization to provide 50 families with turkeys for Christmas holiday.


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2011 Partnerships/Donations * Goodwill Industries

* United Way

o Mondo’s Resturant

* Operation REACH, Inc.

* Faith In Action Network

o Winn-Dixie

* Shorty, Dooley, & Hall, LLC. * Junior League of Greater New Orleans * NAACP

o Whole Foods

o Zara’s Market o Breaux Mart

o Subway

o Meals from the Heart Café

o Quiznos

o Pinkberry

o McDonald

o Aveda

* Audubon Institute

o McAllister

o LSU School of Medicine

* Job 1

o Langestein Market

o NORD

* New Orleans Council on Age * Tulane University Office of Service Learning

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* Harvest Fest Sponsors


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