Ways to Give

A Giving Tradition for 160 Years

Support LSS Staff
As our organization rises to the recent healthcare challenge, many of our supporters have asked how they can help. Over the years, LSS has helped employees in need through a benevolent fund called Christ Care. This fund is a result of a resident’s request years ago for a way to offer financial assistance to employees during a crisis. Christ Care is supported by the generous gifts of LSS residents, family members, employees, and companies related to LSS. The current COVID-19 crisis will be a financial stress on many of our staff as they need to find alternative childcare arrangements, may need to take additional time off, or other possibilities that may arise during this unknown situation. Your support can make a significant difference in our employees’ lives as they work tirelessly to protect and care for our residents.

Give Online

If you would like to make a donation, you can mail it to our LSS Foundation at 1150 Hanley Industrial Ct., St. Louis, MO 63144 or you can give online through the Give Online button above. Your gift will be a blessing to LSS employees and their families.

Learn more about LSS preparedness here www.LSSLiving.org/coronavirus.

Ways to Give

Ways to Give

There are many ways to expand your personal stewardship. As you consider the gift that best fits your plan for giving, please know by making a gift today you are securing our tomorrow.

Online Giving

Whether you give one time or on a regular basis, our secure online system makes it easy to support LSS with your financial resources. Visit our donation page to define the terms of your donation, and become part of a 160-year tradition of Generous Hearts.

Give Online

Giving by check

Your check to the LSS Living Foundation will support areas of greatest need for the seniors we serve through a variety of programs and services. Please mail your check to The LSS Living Foundation, Lutheran Senior Services, 1150 Hanley Industrial Court, St. Louis, MO 63144. Should you wish to direct your gift to a specific area of need, simply add this notation on your check.

foundation events Events

At Lutheran Senior Services, we have reason to celebrate. And we celebrate for a reason! Proceeds from LSS events help us expand our reach and continue our mission in the greater community.

hidden gems donationIn-kind donations through Hidden Gems Resale Shop

Donations of gently-used furniture, clothing, and accessories have a huge impact on seniors in our Life Plan Communities. Proceeds from Hidden Gems go to the LSS Benevolent Care Fund, benefitting residents who have outlived their resources.

Charitable Gift Planning

Wills, trusts, bequests, life-income gifts…With so many options, charitable gift planning may seem overwhelming! Through the LSS Living Foundation we can help you explore giving options that will be of the greatest benefit to you now and to Lutheran Senior Services tomorrow.

Our gift legacy site can help you explore giving plans, make a gift from your IRA, or transfer stock. If you prefer to discuss these options by phone, please call Rebecca Zimmer, Executive Director of Planned Giving at 314-262-8284. These Legacy Partners are the generous hearts for our next 160 years of serving older adults.

Volunteering

When you volunteer through Lutheran Senior Services, you help us put people first. Visit our volunteer page to discover the many ways you can give of your time and talents to benefit older adults.

Our Donors

Lutheran Senior Services has a “giving history,” built on the witness, the hard work, and the donations of generous-hearted people. We thank you in advance for joining our caring tradition by giving to the LSS Living Foundation. You will find additional information and donor honor rolls by clicking on the links below:

Help LSS for free with Amazon Smile!

Who doesn’t love Amazon, especially when it comes to holiday shopping? Now when you shop, you can help the causes you care about, like Lutheran Senior Services Benevolent Care! It’s easy!

  • Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
  • AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
  • Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com
Follow these easy steps to get started.
  • Visit smile.amazon.com.
  • Is this your first visit to AmazonSmile? If so, you’ll need to select a charitable organization to receive donations. Amazon will walk you through this process.
  • If you’ve been to smile.amazon.com before and would like to change your charity, see “Can I change my charity” below.
  • Type “Lutheran Senior Services Saint Louis” in the search box and select us as your charity. That’s it!
Can I change my charity?

Yes, you can change your charity any time. Your AmazonSmile purchases after the change count towards your newly selected charity. To change your charity, sign in to smile.amazon.com on your desktop or mobile phone browser and simply select “Change your Charity” in “Your Account.” It can be found in the “settings” section.

Thrivent Choice Dollars and Action Teams

You can support Lutheran Senior Services if you are a Thrivent Financial member in two different ways.

  • Learn about Thrivent Choice and directing your Thrivent Choice Dollars to Lutheran Senior Services.
  • Learn about using a Thrivent Action Team to support an event or fundraising effort for Lutheran Senior Services.
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