Love In the Name of Christ extends a hearty thank you to the individuals and businesses that made a huge success of its fifth annual Dessert Auction fundraiser on Nov. 20.
Through your work and donations, you made it possible for Love INC to continue helping those in need in our community.
First we want to thank our sponsors, who went above and beyond in supporting the ministry of Love INC: Cruise Line Agencies of Alaska, Mommy N Me Wear, Cape International, Taku Oil Sales, MAC Services, and Udder Culture.
Thanks also to Shepherd of the Valley Church, Chapel by the Lake, Breakthrough and Crossroads, for sharing their talented musicians, and to Phil Burgard, our most excellent auctioneer.
We have a long list of donors. If, we left anyone out, our apologies, and may God bless you all the more: Dr. Henry Akiyama, Alaska Auto Repair, Alaska Canopy Adventures, Alaska Northern Sands, Shirley Bandirola, Baranof Hotel and Café, Barbara Bechtold, Beth Bellflower, Barbara Blair, Ruth Ann and Jim Bowman, Tom Brice, Todd and Jodie Buck, Barbara Chadwick, Diane Champion, Coastal Helicopter, Curves, Cycle Alaska, Connie DePute, Mike and Ann Dombkowski, Kirstie Dye, Nathanial Dye, El Sombrero, Cleta Elefritz, Koggee File, Foggy Mountain Shop, Sylvia Gard, Glacier Gardens, Shelia Goetz, Judy Haffner, Hanger on the Wharf, Arlene Hansen, Marg Hedges, Heritage Coffee, Bev Kelton, Jeri Kissner, Mindy Kissner, Karen Koken, Joyce Landingham, Ann Lockhart, Diane Markovich, Jim Mason, Geri McLeod, Jay Menze, Mari Mielke, Dorothy Moody, Martha Morris, Mt Roberts Tramway, Mary Neary, Elfrida Nord, MEM Designs, Peggy Orren, Panhandle Powerboats, Deanna Patz, Pavitt Health and Fitness, Barbara Pavitt, Tanya Petognyak, Saralyn Phelps, Rejuvenation Spa, Willow Ritter, Southeast Waffle Co., Silverbow Inn, Skinner Sales and Service, Pat Spence, Geraldine Stafy, Stained Glass Studio, Lori Stenberg, Laurel Stone, TEMSCO Helicopters, Valley Auto Parts, Ward Air, Western Auto Marine, Wings Airways, and Wings of Alaska.
Through the community's support, Love INC will continue to operate its clearinghouse and gap ministries for assistance to individuals and families that need assistance in meeting the most basic needs of people - food, clothing, shelter and emotional and spiritual support - in coordination and collaboration with other social service organizations in Juneau for 2010.
Love INC is able to leverage each dollar of support to over $7 of assistance to our fellow citizens. Through community support and support from our member churches, many people's lives are improved in a way that they have hope for a better life, making Juneau a caring community and an outstanding place to live and raise families.
Executive director, Love INC