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Lutheran Social Services of Northern California has shown God’s love in action for more than one hundred years. Serving all in need, LSS provides care and support to thousands of residents of Northern California.

You can have confidence that your funds will be used with compassion and efficiency to affirm the inherent worth of all people and lessen human suffering. The faithful service of LSS to people in need creates dignity and compassion as individuals, youth and families strengthen their lives.

You may donate on our secure website

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Your check or money order can be mailed to:

Lutheran Social Services of Northern California
988 Oak Grove Road
Concord, CA 94518

If you wish to support a specific LSS program or need, please write it in the memo line of your check.

You can email Nancy Nielsen at communications@lssnorcal.org if you wish to donate land, stocks or other items.

One of the most useful gifts is a gift card to a retail store so that the beneficiary can buy something at the grocery store, clothes store, etc. You can mail your gift cards to the Concord office with instructions if you have any specific program in mind.

Donations of perishable items and/or holiday gifts should be discussed directly with the program manager of that facility.

You can show God’s love in action with your support of Lutheran Social Services of Northern California. Your prayers, your time, your leadership and your generosity help LSS serve others with compassion and justice. Use your imagination as to volunteer opportunities in addition to the activities listed. Organize a golf tournament, have an annual raffle or softball game to benefit LSS.

You have many gifts – feel free to share your talents with LSS. You can donate tickets to athletic events or the movies. Gift cards are wonderful for holiday gifts to the former foster youth we serve. If you have a particular skill – electrician, counselor, dentist, gardener, etc. – you can help with maintaining our homes and/or helping the participants with strengthening their lives. Click here to donate your car. You will be pleased with the prompt service and accurate information you need for your tax deduction. LSS is a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are deductible to the full extent of the law. Our tax identification number is 94-1659687.

Thank you for your donation and support! Click on the appropriate link to make your donation. Your generosity changes lives!

What Your Gift Buys:

  • $5 a month provides emergency diapers and baby wipes to assist a family as they move towards self-sufficiency.
  • $10 a month purchases a monthly bus pass so that a former foster youth has transportation to his or her job.
  • $25 a month allows a chronically homeless individual, newly housed, to obtain needed medical treatment and medicine.
  • $50 a month provides a homeless family with basic household goods for their new apartment.

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