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.

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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Thank You

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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The Columbus Foundation 2017 Award Winner

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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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Congrats to Cody Heimerl, distribution coordinator for the LSS Food Pantries, on being awarded the December Spirit of Excellence award. He received it for his consistent high level of performance on the job! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congrats to Cody Heimerl, distribution coordinator for the LSS Food Pantries, on being awarded the December Spirit of Excellence award. He received it for his consistent high level of performance on the job!

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Congratulations, Cody Heimerl!

North Community Place, an LSS senior affordable housing community, hosted a Thanksgiving meal for residents last week. Our communities are like family, and we enjoy celebrating together! ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Last year on #GivingTuesday, our community—friends like you—gave so generously. That meant thousands of people throughout Ohio received hot meals, safe shelter and dignity during the holiday season. This year, let’s make an even bigger impact. Help transform a life. Your holiday gift changes lives. bit.ly/2XProV5 ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

Last year on #GivingTuesday, our community—friends like you—gave so generously. That meant thousands of people throughout Ohio received hot meals, safe shelter and dignity during the holiday season. This year, let’s make an even bigger impact. Help transform a life. Your holiday gift changes lives. https://bit.ly/2XProV5

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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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