Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope

Creating a Better World

By Serving People in Need

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By joining this special group of monthly donors, you'll give people in need access to lasting solutions all year long. Join today to help ensure that we're always ready to serve nutritious meals, offer safe shelter, and provide clean clothing to the neighbors who need them most.

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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.

Impact You Can See

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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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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Thanks to the Harry C Moores Foundation for a gift of $12,500 to help support LSS 211 Central Ohio, which provides information and referral to Franklin County. ... See MoreSee Less
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Thanks to the Harry C Moores Foundation for a gift of $12,500 to help support LSS 211 Central Ohio, which provides information and referral to Franklin County.
Congrats to LSS Lutheran Village Assisted Living for being awarded Health and Medical Services Organization of the Year by the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce! This is particularly meaningful considering what the past year has been like! Thank you, LVA team, for your hard work in creating as safe and welcoming of a community as possible! ... See MoreSee Less
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Congrats to LSS Lutheran Village Assisted Living for being awarded Health and Medical Services Organization of the Year by the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce! This is particularly meaningful considering what the past year has been like! Thank you, LVA team, for your hard work in creating as safe and welcoming of a community as possible!

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Congratulations! What a well-deserved honor! We are so grateful for you all and the excellent care you provide to Mom!

Congratulations! Thank you for all you do and the wonderful care you provide to mom.

Congratulations! This year and every year! ❤️❤️❤️

Congrats to a great group of individuals!

Congrats...and thanks for all you do for mom and all your residents!.

Congratulations ♥️

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We are so thankful for all the vaccine clinics that have been held at our senior affordable housing communities. We've had several held in partnership with local health departments and more are coming! ... See MoreSee Less
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Nice for those who cant get out

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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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