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Since 1917, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area has served boldly, offering hope and a helping hand where it is needed most.

Today, your support offers love to those in need, creating new families through adoption and foster care. Your advocacy engages our community to welcome and resettle displaced refugees. Your compassion embraces those whose present circumstances make them feel unwanted and marginalized by society , providing wellness and health education.. 

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He moved to a refu­gee camp in Uganda with what was left of his family and stayed there for eight years. In 2014, in what he still describes as “a miracle,” Kazzembe was allowed to come to the United States as an unaccompanied refu­gee minor and now lives with his foster family.

If you're looking for a way to get outside while also improving your whole self, gardening may be the hobby for you.

You know volunteering has a positive influence (make friends, build connections, gain experiences, etc.), but did you know that it can actually assist your health?

There are always ways to give back to others around you, even including the presents you buy. Here are some ideas for Father’s Day gifts that give back.

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