Local and national media coverage of our free laundry events has been extremely supportive. Reader’s Digest recently interviewed Melissa Power, DIY detergent creator and founder of For The Love Of Laundry, in the September 2015 issue.
For The Love Of Laundry thanks the many newspaper, radio and online media outlets and bloggers who have spread the word about our Mission and initiatives.
A Fresh Start
DIY detergent creator Melissa Power wants everyone to have access to clean clothes...
Social enterprise founded by former single mom allows less fortunate individuals to do their laundry for free
There’s a dirty little secret behind washing your clothes. For most of us, it’s a mundane chore of wash, dry and fold. But for those on minimal incomes, clean clothes are often a luxury...Read More
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Offering free laundry for those down on their luck
Melissa Power has never been homeless, but she has faced the impossible choice between putting food on the table for her two kids and making sure they had clean clothes to wear...Read More
Formerly Single Mom Provides Free Laundry, Dignity For Families In Need
Though most of us detest Saturdays spent washing and folding, one mom knows that for those who go without, laundry can truly be a luxury. Close to 70 people came to a London, Ontario laundromat last month to do three hours worth of...Read More
Launching a social enterprise ‘For the Love of Laundry’
Melissa Power remembers vividly the “humbling and sometimes humiliating” experience of having to wait to wash hers and her young son’s clothes because there wasn’t enough money for the laundromat...Read More
This Lady Provides Free Laundry For Those Who Can’t Afford It
A woman who knows this best is Melissa Power, a formerly single mom who once had difficulties affording basic needs like clean clothes. That’s why she founded For The Love of Laundry, a startup that helps people with low income, or those who are homeless...Read More
Free laundry event showing it has the legs for success
When Melissa Power launched her For the Love of Laundry initiative she did so not really knowing how well received it would be — but so far, it appears her instincts were right on...Read More