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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As a large organization with many different programs, if one LSS program can't use a donation, chances are another one can. That happened recently when Kroger offered 2 1/4 pallets of 10 pound cans to the LSS Food Pantries. Those are a tad too big for the families who come to the pantries, but they are perfect for our programs that provide meals to their residents. So the cans were divided up among LSS Faith Mission, LSS Choices for Victims of Domestic Violence and LSS Kensington Place, and the pantries with their fleet of trucks were able to distribute them to each location. Teamwork! ... See MoreSee Less

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What's better on a snowy day than cuddling up with some hot chocolate? Staff from LSS Lutheran Village took around the tasty treat to residents' apartments yesterday while the snow was coming down. ... See MoreSee Less

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That is so nice, and as I've mentioned previously my Mother was there for 6 years and was so appreciative of the many treats and surprises the staff provided!

There’s my dad

thank you!

Everyone looks well cared for here. Good work.

Thank you!

Comfort and joy

Great idea

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