LOVE Takes Root

LOVE Takes Root

is an organization driven to help children around the world who are facing dire circumstances by delivering basic aid, education, and the seeds for a sustainable future.


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Upcoming Events


27sep6:00 pm- 7:00 pmBoard Meeting


16oct8:00 am- 8:00 amRoots Runner IMT Des Moines 1/2 and Marathon


4feb7:00 pm- 7:00 pmEvening with Chad Elliott Des Moines Iowa

Follow Our Journey

Mission Trip Sports Camp

LOVE Takes Root just returned from a wonderful week of sports and medicine!  We had eight high school students, two college students, parents, a dermatologist, orthopedic surgeon, nurses and two basketball back boards! The Parks [...]

Heeding Haiti’s Call

This was first published in DMU Alumni Magazine April 6, 2016.  Heeding Haiti’s call April 6, 2016 — Barb Boose A WARM AND WONDERFUL PLACE: Rick Wilkerson, D.O.80, and his wife, Barbara, rallied resources and [...]

Reality Check

Posting a blog written by BVU Student, Abby, who spent her J-Term in Haiti.  Reality Check After being in Haiti for two weeks the reality of it all is starting to hit me. I remember [...]