LSS Financial Counseling is teaming up with PROP Food to offer no-cost financial workshops for the community. The next financial workshop, “Building and Improving Your Credit,” will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, at the Eden Prairie Library, 565 Prairie Center Drive. Learn more.
Camp Noah, a program of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, traveled to Kentucky in July to help children heal following a devastating flood last year. Canine companions were on hand to offer support and comfort as well. Watch the story on WYMT-TV Mountain News in Kentucky!
Millions of Americans are trying to figure out what’s next with their student loan debt, and that includes tens of thousands of Minnesotans. MPR News Host Angela Davis talked with Kim Miller, LSS Financial Counseling, about student loans and first steps to consider as student loan payments resume in October.
June is National Home Ownership Month. Buying a home is often the largest financial decision one will make in their lifetime. Listen to the KRJB radio interview with Nichole Szczesniak, housing counseling program director, to hear insights about becoming a homeowner.
The Minnesota Legislature included $3.3 million in the state budget this session to support the distribution of prepared meals to individuals who aren’t able to participate in other state and federal meal programs.
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) is proud to host its second annual Juneteenth event on Thursday, June 15 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Center for Changing Lives in Minneapolis to recognize the significance of Juneteenth and offer an opportunity to support black-owned businesses. LSS’ Juneteenth event will be held in the parking lot of the Center for Changing Lives at 2400 Park Avenue and will feature more than a dozen black-owned vendors who will be selling savory and sweet selections from their eateries, massage and wellness items, custom crafts, and other goods and services. LSS Human Resource representatives will be available to discuss career opportunities.
With news of layoffs at major Minnesota companies recently, the Star Tribune connected with Kim Miller in LSS Financial Counseling to seek guidance for Minnesotans who have experienced a job loss. Read the story.
Children’s Home Society and Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota are affiliated organizations seeking foster parents to partner with them in caring for children and youth in need. If you are interested in making a direct difference in children’s lives, consider becoming a foster parent.
During 2022, an estimated 11,200 children and youth experienced out-of-home care, according to the most recent information available through the Minnesota Department of Human Services.