Its time for another First Friday celebration y’all! Join us at McGuan Park for free groceries and a free taco bar! As always there will be worship and praise and because it’s Fire Safety Awareness Month we will be handing out free smoke detectors and free coloring books and Fire Chief hats:)
Every day in Ohio 57 babies are aborted. So on this day we invite you to join us at McGuan Park as we honor their lives by planting a tree and placing a memorial rock garden. We will also have a worship and prayer service, refreshments, fellowship and free baby products and information will be given out to mothers in need.
Join with us at Veteran’s Memorial Lake Park as we share stories and testimonies of life! We will also be painting 57 rocks to honor the 57 lives lost to abortion each day in Ohio. These rocks will be laid at our Planting Seeds of Life ceremony on May 31st. There will be a picnic style meal and we will gladly accept any donations you can give. All of the donations will go towards Baby Blessings, Birthday Blessings and Backpack Blessings aimed at helping families in need.
Church we cannot preach against abortion and then abandon struggling mothers who do chose life. So, throughout the month of May we will be collecting baby and toddler products for our struggling families. Bassinets and Pack N’ Plays will be available to drop off your donations throughout Norwalk. If you’re interested in having a donation drive at your church or office please contact Marlane at 443-223-7190.
Join with us to support awareness, friendship and love for our friends with developmentally disabilities. We will be having a Jukebox Bingo Party on Thursday, April 25th from 6-8PM to join the community with our DD Community to bring light, love and understanding. You can support us in this adventure by donating money to The Love Bus with the note Love Thy Developmentally Disabled Neighbor and all the proceeds will go for our love and support of this event and this wonderful group of people. Also, you can offer to donate chips, soda or cookies for the event. Finally, just be there. Come show love to our DD friends by playing, dancing and just being with them.
Throughout the month of March we will be collecting supplies for Becky’s House, a 48 bed recovery center for women located in Sandusky, Ohio. The most needed supplies are women’s clothing, toiletries and cleaning supplies. Please message us and we will gladly come and pick up your donations!
We are going to be loving our lost and lonely children! Throughout the month we will be collecting duffel bags and suitcases filled with hygiene products to give to our teens entering foster care and we are also going to be collecting small care packages to send to a small orphanage in Uganda. Message us for more details!
We are partnering with Foundation Church to Love our community! Free meal, free hygiene products, free clothes, free haircuts and of course, free groceries. Also, if you’re not able to find a ride please let us know! We want you to be here for this amazing night of Love and fellowship.
All through January we will be collecting winter weather supplies for our homeless friends in Painesville. Our most requested items are: wool socks, sleeping bags, warm blankets, coats, hand/feet warmers, warm hats, warm gloves and snacks! On January 26th we will be passing out our supplies to our homeless friends at Veterans Park and the Hub and will be ordering pizza to enjoy together.
We will be handing out free groceries to our friends in need at the following locations.
Bouscay Ave: 3-3:30 Newton St. 3:45-4:15
If you are unable to attend please email us and we will be sure to get your groceries to you or we can send them home with a neighbor or friend!
We’re loving on families for Christmas this year! All registered families who attend A Love Bus Christmas will receive a family gift. Everyone is invited to attend. There will be food, games and giveaways! To register your family visit us on Facebook or email us at email@example.com.
Throughout the month of November we will be collecting hats and gloves of all sizes, colors and brands to hand out to our friends in need. On November 24th we will be going to the following locations to deliver the hats and gloves and of course free groceries:
Washington Manor: 3:30-4:00 Newton St. 4:15-4:45
As always, please message or call us if you are unable to attend and need this service. We would be happy to send your items with a friend or neighbor and if needed we can schedule a delivery.
Let’s celebrate fall with a free community chili party! We will also be passing out socks and free bags of groceries to those in need. There will be an opportunity to listen to and share testimonies. Don’t miss this fun opportunity to share the love of Jesus. Contact me for details on how you can participate!
The Love Bus will be collecting new socks throughout the month of October. Our goal is 1000 pairs of socks. You can help by donating socks for men, women and children to any of our drop off location or contacting me for pick up. We will be having a sock distribution at the end of the month along with free groceries from OhGo for all our underprivileged brothers and sisters. All the remaining socks will be donated to our local shelters. Let’s keep folks warm this winter, Lovers! Here are our Sock Drop locations:
Haven Hypnosis & Wellness: 269 W. Main St. #105, Norwalk
Jelly Bean Junction: 7 Maple St, Norwalk
Foundation Church: 535 US 20, Norwalk
Norwalk Recreation Center: 100 Republic St, Norwalk
Monroeville UCC: 29 Chapel St, Monroeville
It's time for a community bbq y'all! The Love Bus is partnering with Faith Lutheran to provide our brothers and sisters in Painesville with some free food, games and Jesus love. will be going into some of our local parks and hosting a free barbecue! It will be held at Veteran's Park from 5-7PM!
Who doesn't love a good Potluck? This one is free and everyone is invited. Plus, anyone in need can sign up for a free bag of groceries, sponsored by our friends at OhGo. There will be cornhole, games, prayer and music. Come on out to McGuan Park anytime between 4:30-6:30.
This is going to be fun! Every child deserves to go back to school with confidence and The Love Bus wants to help make that happen. So, we will be adopting school aged children in need and providing a back pack full of school supplies. We need a lot of big hearts to make this successful. We are hoping to be able to adopt 100 children. Each adoptive family will have the opportunity to hand deliver the child's back to school gear and say a blessing over them. We also request that each donor hand write a letter of encouragement to their adopted child and place it in the backpack. For people who cannot hand deliver their backpack blessings, no big deal The Love Bus will be in the communities with popsicles and activities for the kids as they come and get their goodies. You can also just drop off any and all school supplies at any of our partnering locations. Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated! Please, search your heart and email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in adopting a child for back to school. If you need back to school assistance please email us at email@example.com or text us at 443-223-7190 and include your child's name, grade they will be entering, school and their favorite color.
Going into two local parks in the Norwalk community and offering free pizza, cookies and punch accompanied with praise music. Also, through the generosity of my friends at OhGo, a free bag of groceries will be provided for anyone who attends! Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like your praise team, church choir, or whoever to sing a few tunes for this event! It's going to be great! The park will be announced in June:)
Going into our favorite communities and giving dads a chance to enjoy some donuts with their kids. Each child will be able to pick out a devotional for their dad as well. One lucky dad in each community will be the lucky winner of a raffle basket! For more details or if you would like to donate a devotional email us at email@example.com
Going into a few of our local communities and inviting kids to pick out small gifts and make cards for their mommas. We will also be serving coffee and one lucky mom in each community will win a raffle basket at the end of the event. Email us if you are interested in donating products for the event or helping out.