For those living below the poverty line, washing clothes presents both a logistical problem and a financial hardship. From a conversation with a local homeless friend who conveyed this basic need, the Laundry Love Project™ (LLP) was birthed. Laundry Love Projects partner with local laundromats in cleaning the clothes of those living in shelters, motels, cars, garages and on the streets. It is our mission to take laundromats and convert them into hubs of relief, granting reprieve to those living in oppressive poverty.This “local edition” Cobblestone Project Initiative is implementing an initiative created by the Just One organization to bring this beautiful idea to our communities.contact: LLP @cobblestoneproject.org
- “Loads Raised for Laundry Love” May 30, 2013When we received a phone call from NWAMotherlode, we were overwhelmed and extremely grateful. If you don’t know about NWAMotherlode, you need to know. NWAMotherlode was created to give moms in Northwest Arkansas a fun place to get together online to read, laugh and compare notes on motherhood. This year, they hosted their first Mom Prom, a HUGE girls’ ...
- Christmas Time December 21, 2012When approached by a friend of Cobblestone Project, we were humbled by their idea to throw a Christmas party benefitting Laundry Love Project. Friends and family gathered as they normally do to celebrate Christmas, but with a new reason for celebration. Thanks to the McIntyre Family for hosting this amazing party and gifts that will ...
Opportunities to Serve
- Laundry Love Siloam Springs - May 02, 2014
- Laundry Love Rogers - May 02, 2014
- Laundry Love Fayetteville - May 02, 2014
- Volunteers to assist during the session checking people in, loading quarters and distributing detergent
- Recommended group size of min 6 to max 12 to maintain small presence at Laundry Love.
- Volunteers are asked to serve for at least 3 consecutive Laundry Love events to maintain “familiar faces” and build consistency in presence.
- Quarters (to Pay for Laundry) – We have quarter cans available that can be placed in common areas to collect change (email LLP @cobblestoneproject.org for more information)
- Laundry Detergent, Bleach, Fabric Softener & Dryer Sheets
- Food & Food Providers (perfect for a group wanting to serve an evening by providing a meal)
- Coffee, creamer, sugar, cups
- Disposable plates, forks, spoons, cups
- 3 Bags in 2 Days also regularly passes out basic needs bags to Laundry Love guest. Please visit their page for opportunities to volunteer or donate supplies.
- NW Arkansas United Way “Where to Turn” Booklet
- Government Assisted Cell Phone Program
- Cobblestone Project LLP Rogers (Banner 20090307)
- Cobblestone Project LLP Springdale (Banner)
- Cobblestone Project LLP (Banner Fayetteville)
- Cobblestone Project LLP Siloam Springs (Banner – Sp)
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