Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Samaritas

Today’s Front Line Hero is Samaritas, which continues to support refugees through programming like the virtual 2020 Youth Refugee Art Show. Shoppers can select any of the pieces created by the young people in the Samaritas Refugee Foster Care program to have printed on items from Samaritas’ online stores, and all of the proceeds support programming for youth refugees.

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Friday, June 12, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Today’s Front Line Hero is Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSSMN), which is providing much needed resources to its community in times of unrest and uncertainty. LSSMN hosted a donation drive to support community members impacted by grocery store closures, damaged businesses, and transportation challenges, and saw an outpouring of generosity from people all across Minnesota!

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Today's Front Line Hero: Lutheran Family Services of Virginia

Today’s Front Line Hero is Lutheran Family Services of Virginia (LFSVA), which is making efforts to ensure the Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are shown well-deserved recognition for their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic. LFSVA purchased hoodies for the DSPs, which include a logo that identifies them as heroes.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

America's Silent Heroes

Lutheran Services in America summer intern, Joey Hess, shares a reflection on the Front Line Hero stories. Joey is inspired by the stories of Lutheran social ministry organizations' front line workers who selflessly serve their communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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