Who Are We?
Lutheran Social Services responds to changing needs in South Dakota communities. LSS touched the lives of South Dakotans more than 50,600 times this year with a variety of programs and services statewide. LSS is one of the largest private non-profit social service agencies in South Dakota and serves people of all ages, faiths, races and economic status with professional, confidential and affordable services.
Inspired by God's Love, We Care For, Support and Strengthen, Individuals, Families and Communities.
Lutheran Social Services110 6th Ave SE, Ste 200
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Outstanding Needs of Lutheran Social Services
Item Needs (click need below to see detail)
Clothes needed for Boys and Girls Ages 10-18Miscellaneous Items
Sheet sets for Twin Beds
Loose Leaf Paper
Bats & BaseballsPersonal Hygiene Items
Hair Care Products
Bars of Soap
Ear budsIndependent Living Items Needed
Needed items for teenage youth receiving services:Toiletries
Draw String Bags
All items are used for youth receiving services and to be used as prizes when Independent Living Workshops are being held to teach the youth the necessary skills to be independent.
Towels: wash cloths, hand towels, bath towelsMisc
Gift CardsChairs for students
We are in need of student chairs for the dining room at New Beginnings Center that also serves as a classroom setting.Independent Living Items
The Community Resource Program is in need of items for youth, ages 16-21 to live on their own. The following items are needed in order to be successful:Christmas at NBC
-non-perishable food items such as Cereal, Pasta, canned foods and boxed food
-good used furniture such a mattresses, chairs and tables, sofas and coffee tables.
-cookware and dishes
-Small household appliances
-bath mats, shower curtains and towels
-bedding and pillows.
Please reach out to Tarra Fischer, the Community Resource Person at 262-6318 with any questions.
New Beginnings Center currently has 10 kids ages 14-17 that are residing there. Due to COVID, all of these kids have to stay at the center for the holidays, they cannot be home to be with their families. We are trying to give them a nice Christmas since they can't go anywhere. We are in need of the following:
Gift cards (Starbucks, Caribou Coffee, Amazon)
Volunteer Needs (click need below to see detail)
New Beginnings Center can always use volunteers! Do you want to make a difference in the eyes of a child, especially a child who has a difficult past, one that just may need a good role model in their lives...call New Beginnings Center and ask what you can do to make a difference. Volunteers can give as much or as little time and in an area that is comfortable for you from working in the garden, to cooking a meal, to playing games with the kids!
Ask for Lew, he will tell you more!
Call 262-5300 today!