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$23 billion

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26 years

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6 million

people empowered across 1,400 communities


Lutheran Services in America Welcomes Three New Members to its Board of Directors to Support Growth and Innovation

Paula Phillippe, a leading executive and board strategist, Elizabeth Sullivan, an experienced leader in philanthropy, and David Trost, the president and CEO of St. John’s United, join the Lutheran Services in America board.

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Toolkit Centers Racial Equity in Sustaining Family Stability

Lutheran Services in America partnered with Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago to scale the best practices we have developed to drive sustainable, innovative solutions in the Results Innovation Lab and advance equitable outcomes for youth and their families.

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Lutheran Services in America Welcomes Sue Pechilio Polis as Vice President of Public Relations & Government Affairs

Polis will oversee initiatives that expand partner engagement and strengthen the voice of the Lutheran Services in America network.

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Lutheran Services in America Calls on CMS to Reconsider Minimum Staffing Mandate and Work Toward Meaningful Solutions

Amidst workforce shortages that are hampering access to care, Lutheran Services in America recently submitted comments urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to reconsider its proposed rule for minimum staffing requirements at skilled nursing facilities. Lutheran Services in America President and CEO Alesia Frerichs issued a statement after submitting the comments.

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Results Network: A Journey to Transform Communities by Cultivating Caring Communities

Participating organizations access expertise from network members and national thought leaders, develop new approaches to achieve results and engage partners, and identify barriers to improving equitable outcomes for children, youth, and families.

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Get timely updates on what’s going on with Lutheran Services in America and our nationwide network of member organizations.



2024 Lutheran Financial Managers Association Conference

The LFMA conference is your opportunity to network with your peers and learn from experts on how to respond effectively to our current environment.

April 17, 2024 - April 19, 2024



Addressing Mental Health Challenges: Scaling Up through Partnerships and Resources

Discover innovative approaches to partnerships and learn about funding resources, technical assistance, and capacity-building opportunities.

April 22, 2024

2:00 p.m. ET



Health & Housing Solutions Summit: Shaping the Future to Accelerate Action

Lutheran Services in America will hold its inaugural Health & Housing Solutions Summit May 7–8 in Washington, D.C.

May 7, 2024 - May 8, 2024



Advancing Equity: Applying Healing-centered Engagement to your Leadership Practice

Join our four-part virtual workshop, where we will collectively navigate the four pivots of healing-centered engagement.

July 24, 2024

1:00–3:30 p.m. ET




300 health and human services organizations in 1,400 communities



Mill Neck Boosts Vaccination Education in New York

Through our network's partnership with the National Council on Aging, Mill Neck is helping New Yorkers become more aware of the importance of being vaccinated and how it keeps them protected through recently produced PSAs.

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Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest Spreads Holiday Warmth with Blanket Drive for Older Adults

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is bringing early Christmas cheer to seniors, delivering blankets directly to their homes.

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New Headquarters Marks “New Beginning” for Lutheran Family Services

The new headquarters allows Lutheran Family Services to continue its mission of bringing safety, hope and wellbeing to the people it serves.

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LCS Northwest Supports Afghan Family’s Search for New Home

Many refugees who seek asylum in the United States end up living on the streets while seeking a home. Lutheran Community Services Northwest steps in to fill the gap to help refugees like Hamid Stanikzai rebuild their lives.

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“Serving on the Board of Lutheran Services in America is a calling for me. They are on the forefront of innovation, with nationwide impact that will help lift up children, families and communities. We’re hoping you can join us on this journey. We need you. Will you join me?”

Dr. Antonio Oftelie

Executive Director
Leadership for a Networked World
Harvard University