LUTHERAN SETTLEMENT HOUSE UPDATES
Save the date for #MenCan2017!Mark your calendars for our Men Can Rally to Prevent Domestic Violence. Speakers, performers, food, music, resources, and more! We'll see you on October 11, 11am at Board Game Art Park.
Jane Addams Place Dining Area Improvement ProjectCheck out our Amazon Wishlist! We've added a number of items to go towards our shelter Dining Area Improvement Project. A better kitchen & dining area means a more welcoming stay for the moms and kids we serve. You can serve them directly by purchasing an item today.
Women of Courage 2017 a beautiful successOver 300 people came together to say: We support courage. We support women. We want to be a part of something important, and at Women of Courage that meant giving to Alice's Hopeline so victims of abuse can get the help they need. We raised over $15,000 for Alice's hopeline, and every donation will be matched dollar for dollar. Thank you so much to Mayor Kenney, Councilwoman Helen Gym, DoubleTree Hotel, our sponsors, and our amazing honorees for making this year's event the most impactful it's ever been.
Meet Di and Caroline, Learner and TutorDi and Caroline can’t stop smiling. After 11 months of diligent studying together, Di has passed her High School Equivalency Exam. Both women live near LSH, Di in Kensington and Caroline in Fishtown. We spoke with the two of them to hear their perspectives on working as learner and tutor in the LSH Adult Education & Career Development Program. Read their interview here.
Lutheran Charities Donates $11,000Huge thank you to Lutheran Charities for donating such a generous amount to LSH programs. LSH is a proud member of Lutheran Charities, a network of five Lutheran social ministry organizations that empowers vulnerable children, adults, families and seniors to overcome life’s challenges and achieve their potential through quality educational, compassionate care and treatment services. The five core Social Ministry Organizations of Lutheran Charities offer specialized and customized support, encouragement and love to vulnerable people without regard to religion, race, disability, age, gender or sexual orientation, all made possible through the generous giving of those who love God and their neighbors.
Love Without Violence: Teen Art GalleryJoin the teens from the Lutheran Settlement House for an event to bring awareness to teen dating violence and showcase their talents! There will be free food, performances, workshops, and artwork. We hope to see you there! When: Thursday, February 9, 4-7pm Where: Lutheran Settlement House, 1340 Frankford Ave.