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Hope Starts with a Meal and a Bed

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Interrupting the Cycle of Violence

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Where Care and Comfort Meet

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LSS offers services to provide for the basic needs of all people. Through our programs, we reach 27 counties in Ohio.

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Each program within the Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope is unique and diverse, serving a different function in achieving our mission of creating a better world by serving people in need. We are always striving to restore lives and communities, one person at a time. We are humbled by the number of neighbors we’ve been able to serve.

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You can help people in need in many ways. From those experiencing homelessness and families without food, to domestic violence victims and their children, your support makes all the difference.

Our Stories

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People come to LSS at different stages in their lives and for different reasons. Each person’s story is unique. We strive to meet our clients, residents, volunteers, partners and donors where they are in life and serve them as individuals so that their lives may be fulfilled. Here are some of those unique stories.

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Before summer turned to fall, LSS Lutheran Village Assisted Living took a trip to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Who doesn't love petting a giraffe?! ... See MoreSee Less

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So amazing! I love everything about this! ❤️❤️❤️

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Since we couldn’t go to the fair this year, we brought the fair to LSS The Good Shepherd residents! In three days - rain or shine- we brought 65 residents fair food. From caramel apples to Italian sausage and everything in between, they enjoyed it all! ... See MoreSee Less

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Since we couldn’t go to the fair this year, we brought the fair to LSS The Good Shepherd residents! In three days - rain or shine- we brought 65 residents fair food. From caramel apples to Italian sausage and everything in between, they enjoyed it all!Image attachment

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There is nothing better than handing a resident fair food. They light up like you wouldn't believe!

That's awesome. Thank you so much. How cool😎🤗

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To wrap up Assisted Living week, Lutheran Village celebrated our residents with special crafts, donuts and raffle baskets! ... See MoreSee Less

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