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August 2017 Blue Prints

Magic Happens Here…Thanks to YOU!

HOPE FOR OUR HEROES
Your combined gifts gave IHS the funds to rehabilitate the dated Stutzman home into a modern duplex where two Veteran families now reside. Click here to read more. 


HOUSE FULL OF LAUGHTER AND LOVE
Your gifts have created stable housing so Daron and the boys can spend quality time together. In addition, the boys’ behavior and literacy has improved in the short time. Read the rest of the story here.

HOME FOR CODY
“Cody was so excited the day we moved in. I could almost hear him say, ‘I’m here, I’m home!’ as he plopped on the floor.” Click here to read about Cody’s journey.

REBUILDING LIVES
A preacher’s son, Lawson, has been in his share of trouble. Even though he was raised in an affluent family, he chose to run the streets of Chicago as a young adult. At age (58), he was finally done playing the “streets” game. He prayed for God to remove his chains and lift him out of that life. Click here to see how your generosity has helped him turn his whole life around.



BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE
A couple of years ago, Nen found herself struggling, as life as she knew it crumbled. Two years later, your meaningful support has helped her to build a better life for her children. Read her letter of gratitude here.


TAX TIP FROM OUR BOARD CHAIR
Did you know it’s possible to get a tax benefit from a charitable contribution even if you don’t itemize deductions? In 2015, qualified charitable distributions (QCDs) from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) were made a permanent part of the tax law. Read more here.


Do you have a passion for our mission, a desire to rebuild our community, or the will to make a difference? We need you! Click here to find out how!