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Endowment Campaign

Hilvie and Yusef

“Hilvie Benson Ostrow’s endowment to support LSS Refugee Services helped Yusef Abdi start a new life in Minnesota. Now the director of LSS Refugee Services, Yusef is guiding the next generation of newcomers.”


Changing Lives Now and Forever


Changing Lives: Now and Forever is a $10 million campaign to strengthen Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota’s permanent endowment and advance our mission.

To make your gift, please call the LSS Development Office at 651.969.2300.

Serving our neighbors in need

When Minnesotans face life’s challenges, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is here. We impact the lives of 100,000 people each year, working with our neighbors to create safe homes, financial stability, better health and meaningful connections in their lives. 

To ensure we will be there when our neighbors need us the most – tomorrow and for the next 150 years – Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota must be able to evolve to meet the needs of our community. A robust endowment provides the solid base of support and financial flexibility that is critical for fostering innovation and implementing new approaches in all areas of our work. 

What will your legacy be?

The Changing Lives: Now and Forever endowment campaign provides you an opportunity to leave a meaningful legacy.

Whether you choose to make a current gift of cash or stock, a planned gift through your will or estate, or create a named endowment fund – your gift secures the financial future of LSS and ensures we will continue to be strong, agile, innovative and responsive to community need. 

Join with us and become a member of a powerful and compassionate community. Your generosity has never been more important in creating a brighter future for those we serve and sustaining the vital work of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota.

Take the next step

To make your gift and to request more information about the Changing Lives: Now and Forever endowment campaign, please call the LSS Development Office at 651.969.2300.