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Dave Mercadante Executive Director, Love InDeed, Inc.

Dave serves as the founder and Executive Director of Love InDeed, Inc. Raised in Hillsville, Dave has a passion for rural ministry, especially building community and fulfilling the gospel mission to serve those in need. He served as Senior Pastor of Poplar Ridge Friends Church from 2013-2020 and earned a Doctor of Ministry from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in 2019, with his thesis on the church’s mission/mandate to combat rural poverty.

Love InDeed, Inc 2021 Board

  1. Jadie Andrews, President – Member, Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting
  2. Casandra Griffen, Vice President – Allred & Co Realtors
  3. Dave Mercadante, Founder & Executive Director 
  4. Daniel Thames, Treasurer –  Pastor, Cornerstone Community Church
  5. Brent Tysinger – Pastor, Rushwood Church
  6. Lori Vestal – Member, Poplar Ridge Friends Meeting

501(c)3 EIN# – 82-1470153

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