Angel Tree Finale

Angel Tree Finale

I hope you are having a blessed holiday season, Last year we were able to serve 322 children and, of course, we wanted to help way more this year! We got some last minute donations from HELP of Southern Nevada and New Song Lutheran Church that injected some additional...
A Grand New Opening

A Grand New Opening

Thanks for being an advocate of Lutheran Social Services! This week we served refugees from Venezuela, a few families camped out by Lake Mead, single moms, veterans, individuals at risk of being homeless, people with disabilities, senior citizens, and low-income...
Get Back to School!

Get Back to School!

I hope you are staying cool out in the Vegas heat! Thanks to our volunteers, board members, friends, and partners that helped us serve 338 children at our back to school event! Additionally, we served 202 kids at the Pearson Center and Hall Smith Elementary for a...
272 Days of Winter

272 Days of Winter

It has been 272 days since our last 100-degree day here in Las Vegas-a veritable winter here in Las Vegas especially with the Vegas Golden Knights winning the Stanley Cup in ice hockey. But here at Lutheran Social Services, things are heating up! Here are a few...
Finding the Mission is the Mission

Finding the Mission is the Mission

As I am writing, we have a production team at our headquarters doing a documentary on homelessness. The team has interviewed hundreds of people to identify root causes. Even though there are overarching societal issues at play, such as housing prices, every person has...
I’ve got Three Words for You

I’ve got Three Words for You

When I (Martin from LSSN) was about 15 my parents informed that henceforth, my brothers and I would have to purchase our own clothing. At the time during the summer I was a little league baseball umpire and earned $20 per game. I always had money and nice clothes at...