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  • As we all know, Texas was hit hard by recent Hurricane Harvey. Many of the affected small towns were devastated and not receiving the same amount of news coverage. Sean Stanfield at RPM Mortgage in San Diego, CA has a long …

  • As a non-profit organization, it is our desire to share what we are doing and how we are serving, yet try to follow the command given in Matthew 6:3 “But when you give to the needy, do not let your …

  • We strive to stay sensitive to the Holy Spirit when intentionally seeking ideas and people we can encourage. An excerpt from a book called Conspiracy of Kindness, written by Steve Sjogren, has been encouraging to read. He is a pastor in Cincinnati …

  • While serving at the Spin-n-Kleen laundromat in East Austin, we met *Susan and *Grace. They were both living at the downtown Austin shelter. Susan was working full time and Grace was actively looking for a job. We decided to purchase …

  • The volunteers of Random Acts of Love strive to stay sensitive to the needs God makes known to us. Over the past few months we have been able to help one woman pay for some needed medical expenses, and another …

  • February 7, 2016

    The Color of Grace

     The Color of Grace is an inspiring book written by Bethany Haley Williams who leads a ministry providing care to former child soldiers and young girls used as sex slaves in Africa. The stories in the book, although heartbreaking to read were powerful …

  • February 3, 2016

    Community First!

    Random Acts of Love recently spent a couple of days volunteering with Mobile Loaves and Fishes at the new Community First village. This village is 27-acre master-planned community providing affordable, sustainable housing and a supportive community for the disabled, chronically …

  • Random Acts of Love has had the opportunity over the last several months to ​serve residents in a local East Austin neighborhood. Twice a month volunteers show up at Spin ‘n’ Kleen with snacks, detergent and a bucket of quarters to …

  • Anonymous I spent a good chunk of my adult life as a non-believer. I thought Christians only believed in Jesus because of the culture they lived in or what they learned growing up. Much to my surprise, God pursued me and …

  • Two recent activities Random Acts of Love was involved with offered an opportunity to encourage kids to love in action. We delivered cookies to the Elgin, TX Fire Station and pizzas and soda to the Elgin, TX Police Station as a …

  • By J.W. Everyone’s story of coming to faith is different, as is the working of God in each person’s life. But His truth never changes.  Each story is a testimony to the mercy, grace and miracle power of God revealing Himself …

  • November 10, 2014

    Laundry Love

    Random Acts of Love often catches laundry patrons off guard by showing up with coffee, donuts, volunteers and plenty of quarters to assist paying for laundry. We first decided to choose laundromats as a place to serve others because we …

  • I grew up just outside Washington, D.C. to parents who were a huge blessing in many ways. They supported me financially and I never went without. I got to travel quite a bit and attend great schools. But I didn’t …

  • “Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.” Matthew 5:43 (ESV) Volunteers for Random Acts of Love gathered to assemble Blessing Bags for the Homeless. We filled the bags with …

  • Random Acts of Love had the opportunity to gather and assemble sunshine boxes for Hospice patients at Austin’s Christopher House. This non-profit Hospice facility envisions a community in which people with serious illness live their final months with comfort, dignity and …

  • By A.B. I grew up in a Christian home and regularly attended church throughout my childhood. Church was a big part of my life, up until my teenage years. My parents were strong believers and led by example how to live …

  • December 31, 2013

    Finding our Footing

    2013 was a year for finding our footing here at R.A.O.L. Several “Acts of Love” were implemented, ranging from assisting with medical expenses, raising money for children’s programs, helping with transportation needs, reaching out to flood victims and more. All “Acts” …

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