Kim Loving was first introduced to Inheritance of Hope (IoH) through a letter from a volunteer. Kim and Natalie Lindell lived in the same neighborhood in Jacksonville, Florida. Natalie had volunteered on several Legacy Retreats® and had heard about Kim, a young mother who was battling breast cancer for the second time. Natalie dropped off a note about the organization and its retreats at Kim’s house.
|Kim with her Family in NYC|
|Kim with Coordinators Jess and Rebecca|
When the retreat came to a close, Kim and her family did not want to leave.
|Kim Serving in Orlando|
In addition to the happy memories the family made and their renewed spirit, Kim also began making videos and keepsakes for her children as a result of the retreat.
Six months later, Kim volunteered at the May 2013 Legacy Retreat® in Orlando.
“My whole family wanted to volunteer because we were so blessed by the retreat experience. We wanted to share those blessings with others.”
Kim has now volunteered on three retreats and also serves as a family coordinator.
“Once you volunteer, you want to go on every retreat IoH offers. I see families come in worn out and troubled. They leave reinvigorated, happier and much closer as a family. The other volunteers become a part of your family and long-lasting friendships are made. IoH blesses everyone involved.”
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