Lutheran Social Services of MN

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Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of MN



Lutheran Social Services is working on immediate resettlement of 9 families (37 people) arriving between now and April 20th. LSS needs to be able to furnish a house or apartment for each of these 9 families - which is a large task. There is an immediate need for furniture and household items to create a welcoming home for these refugee families. 

How you can help:

Check out the LSS Refugee Services target registry to purchases household items to stock the new homes for these families.

If you have any of the following larger furniture items that you are willing to donate, please contact LSS directly by emailing Kara Barkman.

LSS is also looking for assistance with move-in days for these families, if you would like to volunteer to help with moving contact Deacon Savannah.



Help LSS resettle Afghan refugees as they arrive in Minnesota with your financial donation

Learn about the new and exciting work of LSS by watching the  Celebration for Changing Lives Recorded Virtual Event  (September 2021)

When a child is adopted by loving parents; when a family is able to pay their rent and stay in their home; when an older adult living alone receives a friendly visitor and a warm meal. In these moments, your generosity makes it possible for Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) to meet the immediate needs of our neighbors.

Over the past year, your generosity allowed LSS to support our neighbors in a variety of ways.

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota expresses the love of Christ for all people through service that inspires hope, changes lives and builds community. Over 2,300 staff support one in 65 people in Minnesota through a comprehensive range of innovative services and networks. LSS has a presence in all 87 Minnesota counties. With an annual budget of nearly $150 million funded from public, private and charitable sources, LSS is one of the state’s largest nonprofit social service organizations and is grounded in two principles – God loves all people without condition and God yearns for us to love the neighbor.

Immanuel supports the work of LSS by:

Opportunities to volunteer with LSS include:

For more information on these and many other volunteer opportunities please visit: LSS Volunteer Opportunities

Contact Kelly Kautz with your questions.

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