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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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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Nine LSS board members plus 10 family members served Saturday at our annual board day of service. It was held at LSS Faith Mission and they served a meal, assembled comfort kits, prepped food, made dessert and more! Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

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Nine LSS board members plus 10 family members served Saturday at our annual board day of service. It was held at LSS Faith Mission and they served a meal, assembled comfort kits, prepped food, made dessert and more! Thank you!

At 97, Anne Furrey is the oldest resident at Stratford Place, an LSS senior affordable housing community. Anne has quite a history. In 1955 she was one of the first women in Ohio to obtain her pilot's license. Anne held high administrative positions at Miami University, Wright State University & The University of Cincinnati, where she was the executive secretary for the Bearcats head basketball coach. We are happy to have her! ... See MoreSee Less

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At 97, Anne Furrey is the oldest resident at Stratford Place, an LSS senior affordable housing community. Anne has quite a history. In 1955 she was one of the first women in Ohio to obtain her pilots license. Anne held high administrative positions at Miami University, Wright State University & The University of Cincinnati, where she was the executive secretary for the Bearcats head basketball coach. We are happy to have her!

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Happy birthday and God bless you

Happy Birthday beautiful lady!

Best wishes for a wonderful birthday, Anne! 🎉🎂

Happy Birthday !

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The Shiloh Fireman's Ox Roast is an institution, and we were happy to take some LSS The Good Shepherd residents to get some beef! ... See MoreSee Less

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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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