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Since 1917, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area has boldly served, confident in the knowledge that every small gesture is a miracle.

We offer love to those in need, creating new families in the process. We engage our communities to welcome the displaced. We embrace those whose present circumstances make them feel unwanted and marginalized by society, strengthening their lives and providing hope for the future.

As we embark on another century of service, join us as we collaborate and connect individuals, groups and congregations united in the mission to serve. Together we are stronger and capable of making the impossible, possible.

Public Comment Opportunity

The Council on Accreditation (COA), a national accrediting entity designated by the US Department of State to provide Hague Accreditation and Approval, invites the public to provide comment on intercountry adoption service providers seeking Hague Accreditation, Approval or Renewal. You are invited to provide comments through COA’s website.

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If you live an altruistic life and donate to an organization or cause you care about, you might be surprised to find these life benefits from financial donating.

If you want to take advantage of the last summer days and commemorate Family Fun Month with your loved ones, here are four ideas to celebrate this August.

This letter simply requests that DHS share with Congress the reason why Special Immigrant Visa holders have been denied for discretionary reasons. Translators embedded with US troops help us fulfill our combat and peacekeeping missions, and make the same sacrifice our men and women in uniform do. The United States of America must keep our promises to those who risked their lives to help our country fight terrorism and defend our national security. This letter is critical to provide Congress with much-needed information.

Whether you make friends with your next door neighbor, community member or someone who lives halfway across the world, you can celebrate International Day of Friendship. Here’s how.

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