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Luis and Megan

May 15th, 2014


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Dear expectant parent, We first want you to know how much we respect your courage – your courage even to just read this letter.  We will not pretend to know how you feel in this moment, but we do want you to know that we are praying that God will … Continue reading

Chris and Mindi

October 8th, 2013


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Dear Birth Mother, We would like to thank you for considering us to be the adoptive family of your child.  We know that this is a difficult time for you.  Although we are very excited about becoming parents and a big sister, we also realize that you are faced with … Continue reading

Jeremy and Laura

October 8th, 2013


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Hi!  We are Jeremy, Laura, and Josiah and we can’t wait to open our home to another child.  We are honored that you would consider us to be the adoptive family of your baby. How do we even begin to tell you about us?  Jeremy works as a part-time pastor … Continue reading

LSSI receives $25,000 grant for Children’s Village

July 17th, 2013


LSSI has received a $25,000 grant from the St. Joseph Community Health Foundation to support staffing and intergenerational activities at Children’s Village, LSSI’s early-learning center on the Lutheran Life Villages South Anthony Boulevard campus. This is the fourth consecutive year that LSSI has received a grant to benefit Children’s Village … Continue reading

LSSI receives large grant from The Lutheran Foundation

April 2nd, 2013


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Lutheran Social Services of Indiana (LSSI) recently received a grant of $690,000 from The Lutheran Foundation. The Lutheran Foundation grant dollars are for operational support in some of the agency’s many programs that include adoption services, high school diploma completion for teen parents, financial literacy, and early-childhood education. “The Lutheran … Continue reading

LSSI receives grant from the Foellinger Foundation

April 2nd, 2013


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Lutheran Social Services of Indiana (LSSI) has received a $705,000 grant from the Foellinger Foundation. This grant is part of a special initiative of the Foundation which provides operating, limited capital improvement and replacement, and special organizational effectiveness support. “We greatly appreciate our relationship with the Foellinger Foundation,” says LSSI … Continue reading

LSSI receives $50,000 grant

December 10th, 2012


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LSSI has received a $50,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. LSSI will use the grant money for operational support in some of the agency’s many programs that include adoption services, pregnancy case management, financial-literacy training, and early-childhood education. “There’s a great demand on our resources because … Continue reading

City helps fill Cup of Kindness

November 27th, 2012


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LSSI has received $54,000 from Fort Wayne’s Community Development Block Grant program for 2012. The grant money will be used to support LSSI’s Cup of Kindness program, which enables people to stay in their homes and pay their utilities during financial crises. “Obtaining and retaining safe, affordable housing is key … Continue reading

LSSI joins United Way Education Network

November 6th, 2012


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LSSI is among the 16 agencies participating in the United Way of Allen County’s Education Network, an effort to provide individuals who want to volunteer to help children a “one-stop shop” of opportunities from which to select. LSSI provides child care and education at its Children’s Village early-learning center. The … Continue reading

Children’s Village receives $5,000 grant from PNC

September 27th, 2012


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Children’s Village, Lutheran Social Services of Indiana’s early-learning center in Fort Wayne, has received a $5,000 grant from the PNC Foundation’s Grow Up Great Initiative. Children’s Village is a state-licensed facility providing a wide range of educational, social, and recreational activities for children from 6 weeks to 6 years of … Continue reading