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Mission Statement

We help with the "extras" by doing a little extra and, in turn, making a difference in the lives of people (all ages and genders) who are fighting cancer (all types of cancer) --one Gift of Love at a time. Because they are unique to the individual’s needs, Gifts of Love come in all shapes and sizes. They might be a one-time monetary gift or service, assistance with housing expenses or groceries, a weekend getaway, tickets to an event, or something as simple as a gas card or a taxi ride. The commonality they share is the same as the reason they exist: to help with the "extras" by doing a little extra--one Gift of Love at a time.

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In spring of 2005 Clark rented space in the Old Courthouse in West Bend, WI, convinced people to donate food, beverages and auction items, provided music entertainment and invited her friends, their friends, and their friend’s friends to come out for an evening of celebration to support the cause. That event raised $6,000 and kick-started the nonprofit organization that would reach out with Gifts of Love to people fighting cancer in their immediate community.
We have several business partners and organizations who sponsor fund raisers of their own to support the cause. Thanks to these businesses, organizations and many amazing volunteers dedicated to making a difference, we have provided over 250 Gifts of Love and have expanded our reach beyond West Bend and Washington County - now serving southeast Wisconsin. As they are unique to the individual/family need Gifts of Love vary. They may include (but are not limited to) things such as a one time monetary gift, a mortgage/rent payment, a utility payment, gas cards, a computer, a night out or a weekend away to cleaning services, resource connections, prayer shawls, and emotional support. Whatever it takes.

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