Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope

Creating a Better World

By Serving People in Need

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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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We couldn’t have this kind of impact without the generosity of our donors, volunteers and staff. Together we’re delivering help and hope to people in need in our communities.

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Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope

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

Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope

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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My name is Joan and I have lived at Woodridge Place (LSS senior affordable housing community) for six years. Shortly after moving here, my husband passed away and I was so lost. He was my world. I now have friends, a group I meet every Wednesday for coffee and conversation with the other residents. We have lots of fun. Plus I belong to the church across the street so I am busy most of the time. I am so happy living at Woodridge Place! ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

My name is Joan and I have lived at Woodridge Place (LSS senior affordable housing community) for six years. Shortly after moving here, my husband passed away and I was so lost. He was my world. I now have friends, a group I meet every Wednesday for coffee and conversation with the other residents. We have lots of fun. Plus I belong to the church across the street so I am busy most of the time. I am so happy living at Woodridge Place!

It's a bonus radio-thon morning on 104.9 The River! For just $75 you can help a local person have food through the holidays. Give now! lssnetworkofhope.org/faithmission/seasonofhope/ ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

Its a bonus radio-thon morning on 104.9 The River! For just $75 you can help a local person have food through the holidays. Give now! https://lssnetworkofhope.org/faithmission/seasonofhope/

Thanks to everyone who came out to our holiday bazaar at LSS Kensington Place last week. Residents especially enjoyed the caricaturist. The event raised $667.30 for the LSS Food Pantries! ... See MoreSee Less

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Charles Byron King, I bet this is the same fella who drew your pic.

Could very well be.

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Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is a United Way agency, a member of Lutheran Services in America and a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
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