Our Network

OUR MEMBER NETWORK

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Through collaborations with our network member organizations, as well with leaders in healthcare, philanthropy, academia and business, Lutheran Services in America advances solutions and drives systemic change to enable all people in America to lead their best lives.

Together, we support families, we empower children to grow up to be healthy, productive adults, and we enable veterans, refugees, older adults and people with disabilities to live with dignity and independence in the community of their choice.

View our complete list of 300 member organizations in 1,400 communities across the country.

STATE FACT SHEETS

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Select the pane open button on the top left side of the map title to explore our members’ work

Our interactive map and state fact sheets illustrate the breadth of our network’s programs and services and powerful impact on people and communities across the United States.

Using the map, you can select the orange pinpoints to learn more about every location of our member organizations or select the pane open button on the left side of the map title to explore our members’ work in specific areas, such as senior services or housing.

These resources were created using the most up-to-date information available to our Public Policy & Advocacy team and reflect each state where Lutheran Services in America member organizations have a presence.

Contact Sarah Dobson, Senior Director of Public Policy & Advocacy, at sdobson@lutheranservices.org.

MEMBER NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

Alligators and Lutheran Social Ministry

Our member SpiriTrust Lutheran welcomed WallyGator, a 70-pound, 5.5-foot alligator, to its facilities. It reminded Charlotte Haberaecker of the extraordinary efforts Lutheran social ministry organizations make to care for people and ensure they live a full and abundant life.

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Montana Nursing Homes Navigate Staff Shortage & Funding Deficit

“We’re living in a totally different time,” David Trost, president and CEO of our member St. John’s United, told the Montana Television Network. Hear how the combined challenges of limited staff and insufficient Medicaid reimbursements are putting pressure on facilities and what the state must do to address the situation.

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Adam Libby: A Bold Chef Who’s Become a Social Media Phenomenon

With support from his sisters and his community living coordinator at Living Innovations, a service of our member Mosaic, Chef Adam Libby has become the face of confidence for people with disabilities.

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Ukrainian Sanford Health Nurse Reunites with her Family

Olha Finnelly is a nurse at a local Sanford Health clinic whose family lives in Ukraine. Olha’s colleagues raised $3,000 to fund travel expenses for her family to make it out of Ukraine and reunite with her in the United States.

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Shelley Kendrick Recognized in 2022 Women in Business List

Shelley Kendrick, the president and CEO of our member Ecumen, was named by the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal in its 2022 Women in Business list. The list, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, recognizes more than 50 female business leaders in the Twin Cities area for their professional achievements and contributions to the community.

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