Love Inc assistance programs for low income Genesee County families.

A non-profit charity organization known as Love Inc. operates in Genesee County Michigan. Dozens of churches partner with the organization in an effort to help the working poor, low income and less fortunate. Another key partner is the Greater Flint Council of Churches. While all of the resources are very limited, some examples of what may be offered includes clothing, food, referrals, and other support. Many requests will also need to be denied due to limitations.

The assistance programs from Love, Inc. are for low income and otherwise qualified Genesee County families and individuals that have a referral. That can be provided by churches, faith based organizations, or the Greater Flint Council of Churches. The main office number is 810-238-3691.

The demand for any type of help in Genesee County and Flint Michigan is very high. Volunteers or staff from the charity will take the callers name and number. If possible, applications may be taken over the phone, but the process may vary based on demand and available volunteers.

Any requests for assistance will need to go through an intake process. This is required in order to get groceries, free food, clothing, or personal hygiene items. Any requests for financial help, such as for rent or heating bills, need to have a State of Michigan Emergency Relief (SER) application submitted. This needs to be done with the Department of Human Services. The DHS needs to make a decision on that before Love, Inc. will even consider the application.

Any financial aid is also offered as a last resort. So applicants should have called other non-profits in Genesee County first. Examples include GCCARD, Salvation Army, Catholic Outreach and One Stop Job Centers. Many of those other non-profits may have government grants to assist low income families with bills. On the other hand, Love INC does not receive any government aid. They rely just on private donations, so funding is very limited and often runs out.

Donations are always appreciated and needed by the charity. This provides people a way to give back to the greater Flint community. People can help others as well. Clothing, food, groceries, or cash donations are appreciated. All funds will go back to help the less fortunate. For more information on how to contribute, call (810) 234-8891.




Some other items that may be passed out to the public, depending on donations, include:

  • Personal hygiene needs products.
  • Gently used furniture.
  • Clothing, including winter coats, boots, pants, shoes and tops.
  • Free Holiday Baskets (Thanksgiving, Christmas meals and toys for children).
  • Baby Needs such as free, diapers, infant formula clothing, layettes.
  • Basic household needs such as pots and pans, dishes, glasses, silverware, and coffee cups.
  • Appliances such as stoves or refrigerators.
  • Used Medical Equipment for seniors and disabled including toilet seats, wheel chairs, canes, shower chairs, walkers.

Partner churches of Love Inc

Eastgate Baptist
Faith Tabernacle
Heather Creek Church
Holy Redeemer
North End Baptist Church (Mt. Morris)
Our Risen Lord Lutheran
South Flint Church of the Nazarene

Clio churches
Bethany United Methodist
Bristol Road Church of Christ
Community Church of God
Messiah Lutheran
New Covenant Free Methodist
Pine Run Church of Christ
Saints Charles and Helena

First Presbyterian

Flint area churches
Asbury United Methodist
Assumption Greek Orthodox
Bethel United Methodist
Bristolwood Community of Christ
Calvary Presbyterian
Calvary Lutheran
Calvary United Methodist
Charity United Methodist
Christ the King
Christ Enrichment Center
East Flint Church of Nazarene
El Shaddai Ministries
Fairhaven Seventh-Day Adventist
Fenton United Methodist
First Baptist Flushing
First Baptist Mt Morris
First Presbyterian
First United Church of Mt Morris
Flushing Community Church of the Nazarene
Flushing Presbyterian
Flushing United Methodist
Genesee Road Church of God
Genesee United Methodist Church
Grace Community Christian Fellowship
Higher Quality of Life Ministry
Hill Road Baptist
Hope United Methodist
Hopewell General Baptist Church




Life Enrichment Center
Lincoln Park Baptist
Lincoln Park United Methodist
Linden Presbyterian
Morningstar Missionary Baptist
New Creation Church of God
Our Savior Lutheran
Redeemer Lutheran Church
Resurrection Reformed
Richfield Road Baptist
Richfield Road United Brethren
St Andrew’s Presbyterian
St Francis Prayer Center
St John Vianney
St Mark Lutheran
St Mary’s Catholic
St Mary’s Queen of Angels
St Matthew
St Nicholas Orthodox
St Paul’s Episcopal
Trinity United Presbyterian
True Light Missionary Baptist
West Court Street Church of God
West Flint Church of Nazarene
Woodside Church

Davison First Baptist
Davison Missionary Church
Davison United Methodist
St Dunstan’s Episcopal

Fenton Township
Lake Fenton United Methodist
St John’s Catholic

St Christopher’s Episcopal
St Robert Bellarmine

Grand Blanc
Faith Lutheran
First Congregational United Church of Christ
Grand Blanc United Methodist
Holy Family
Holy Spirit Lutheran
Phoenix United Methodist




Good Shepherd Catholic Church

Mount Morris Township
Colonial Hills Baptist
Trinity Assembly of God

Swartz Creek
Cornerstone Baptist Church
Messiah Lutheran
St Bartholomew’s Anglican
Swartz Creek Church of Christ
Swartz Creek United Methodist


By Jon McNamara

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