LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs Featured in Book "If Not for the Perfect Stranger" Print E-mail
LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs in Boston "Our ministry is honored to have our K-9 Comfort Dogs featured in a new book about the 2013 Boston Marathon. Luther, Ruthie, Maggie, Addie and other Furry Little Counselors are featured in a 17-page section recounting the comfort they provided to victims of the the bombings. As you may know, the K-9 Comfort Dog ministry operates solely on donations, and the publishers of "If Not for the Perfect Stranger" have earmarked a significant portion of each book's sale price for our ministry. Please use the links below to purchase the book, which has over 40 touching stories of how random acts of kindness saved and sustained lives, and how good triumphed over evil that day." - Tim Hetzner

At the 2013 Boston Marathon, after the worst happened Boston was at its best. A series of perfect strangers provided lifesaving and life-sustaining assistance to spectators and runners in need. From a shirt ripped off to be used as a tourniquet for the critically wounded, to a sweater, phone call, or just a hug for the cold, lost and scared. Over 40 spectators, runners and first responders share their stories of the moments of grace that not only saved lives, but created unbreakable bonds.

If Not for the Perfect Stranger "The stories in this book of extraordinary kindness from perfect strangers are uplifting, reaffirming and healing. But I hope you’ll take them a step further: be inspired to be a perfect stranger in someone else’s life." - Tedy Bruschi

"In 'If Not for the Perfect Stranger,' more than 40 poignant narratives are shared beautifully by those who lived them. This anthology, created and edited by Diane Montiel and ​Steve Alexander, themselves witnesses to ​the explosions, is a powerful and moving tribute to the victims and caregivers who found each​ other on a day that now lives in infamy." - Jack Fultz
Click here to read sample chapters

To purchase your copy, click below. You can also pay by credit card over the phone or by check by calling the publisher at 312-912-8639. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will benefit the LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry (but you must use these links or call the publisher).

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Calling All Cars - Consider Donating Your Vehicle to LCC and Receive Full Blue Book Value Print E-mail

Help Families in Need

Over the past couple of months, several requests for vehicles have come to LCC that we have not been able to fulfill. We are making a special appeal for vehicle donations. If you have a vehicle you're no longer using and would like to make a charitable donation, please contact our office. LCC credits you full Kelley Blue Book value for your donation. We are looking for cars that have been well cared for and are still serviceable with very little or no work needed. These vehicles are passed through directly to people and families in need. Thank you for considering helping someone in need with your used vehicle as the Christmas season approaches. Call LCC at (866) 455-6466 and we'll walk you through the donation process. Click here to see current needs
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 08:49
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