Over the past few years, "service" has become a central part of our Annual Gatherings. In 2014, we packaged almost 300,000 meals with Meals from the Heartland and raised over $90,000 to do so. Last year, we donated just over 160 pints of blood to a local blood bank in Texas. This year, we will be working with Lutheran World Relief to help assemble personal care kits at the Annual Gathering, and participants at our Called 2 Serve youth event will be packaging meals with Meals from the Heartland.
Lutheran World Relief Project
Our goal for this year's Annual Gathering in Denver is to assemble 10,000 personal care kits for those whose lives have been affected by natural disasters. To date, we have raised $17,119.52 of the $50,000 needed for supplies.
If your congregation would like to make a donation to this project, click here. All donations must be received by July 1, 2016 so that we can acquire all necessary supplies.
If you plan on attending the Annual Gathering this fall and are interested in helping assemble the kits, simply check off the "Service Project" box on your registration form.
Meals from the Heartland Project
This summer, one of the service projects high schoolers attending Called 2 Serve will be taking part in is packaging meals kits for the hungry.
Thanks to the generosity of our congregations, the staff of LCMC is pleased to announce that we have not only met our fundraising goal of $10,000 for the Meals from the Heartland service project, but have exceeded it with a total of $15,743.15!
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