We would like to extend a HUGE thank you to all the donors and partners that make ACTS of Love possible. The following organizations, companies, and individuals have made incredible contributions to ACTS of Love!
We would like to thank the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, the Lutheran Church Extension Fund, and Thrivent Financial Foundation for selecting ACTS of Love as a recipient of the Stand With Your Community Grant. We are honored to serve our community of Leander, Texas!
Wheat Ridge Ministries provides start-up funding and resources to inspired leaders in congregations and nonprofit organizations beginning new and innovative human care initiatives. They focus on improving personal wellness of body, mind and spirit. Currently, more than 70 Lutheran-affiliated ministries around the world are receiving assistance through Wheat Ridge. To learn more, please visit their website at www.wheatridge.org.
ACTS of Love has been selected as a recipient of the “Living A Legacy Mission Fund” at Trinity Klein Lutheran Church. The grant will help support the ACTS of Love program over the next three years.
Opportunities for Williamson-Burnet Counties Head Start and Early Head Start program has provided us with lots of resources for our center, our students, our families, and our teachers.
Parents As Teachers of Leander ISD has partnered with our center to provide even more educational opportunities for our children and families. They have an incredible program that is free for all families with children ages 0-5 who are living within Leander ISD.
Concordia University Texas and ACTS of Love have been developing a partnership to allow our moms the opportunity to attend college. Beginning in the Fall of 2016, any student who has graduated from High School and has had a child in our care, will be eligible for an exclusive scholarship from Concordia University. Concordia is located in Austin off of 620, and offers flexible class schedules, online and night classes, personalized degree plan coaching, and educational guidance counselors to ensure that students are successful in their college careers. This is an incredible opportunity for the families in our care and we are so thankful for what Concordia has to offer! For more information, visit www.concordia.edu
Lowe’s of Leander adopted our play-yard as their community project for the year. They contributed materials and manpower to create a stunning play area for our children to use. You can see pictures and read more about the project here.
Thrivent Financial has provided funding through Thrivent Action Teams for several fundraisers hosted by ACTS of Love including our Baby Shower Fundraiser and our Coffee Sales fundraisers. Thank you Thrivent Financial!
Thirty-One Gifts and our fabulous consultant Holly Kasper has helped us complete two successful fundraisers! We are sure to have another Thirty-One Fundraiser soon!
Another great big thank you to all the area churches who have contributed funds, materials, and supplies: Hill Country Bible Church Leander; Hill Country Bible Church Lakeline; Life Church Leander; Redeemer Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas; ACTS Church Leander; Reveal Ministries; Leander United Methodist Church; Hope Lutheran Church and Tiny Treasures Early Childhood Program in Friendswood, Texas; Our Savior Lutheran in Arlington, Virginia.
And thank you to all the individuals who have generously given their time, talents, prayers, encouragement, support, and donations to make ACTS of Love a possibility. It is evident that God is working in our community, through our community and we could not thank you all enough! Please continue to pray with us, as we continue to grow and explore this new ministry God has called us into.