1534930_768535379854679_3024013052108816865_o (2)Outreach is an important part of the mission of LUM; and members of the LUM professional staff actively seek opportunities to educate people on issues relating to poverty, hunger and homelessness. Directors of the various LUM programs are well-informed on social and economic issues and would like to help raise awareness in the local community on critical issues affecting low-income families.

Staff members are available to speak to church, civic, and educational groups on a variety of topics.

To make arrangements for a presentation, call or email LUM (765.423.2691 | lum@lumserve.org) or email the staff person directly.

Examples of possible topics and speakers are as follows:

  • The Campaign for Hoosier Families, an alliance of faith-based organizations in support of Indiana’s children and families.
    (Susan Brouillette,
  • The LUM Partnership: Touching the Future by Helping Children & Families Today AND Childhood Poverty in Greater Lafayette: Cause for Alarm, Opportunities to Serve
    (Joe Micon, lum@lumserve.org)
  • The Faces of Poverty: Who are the Poor & Why? AND Women & Children in Poverty
    (Joe Micon, lum@lumserve.org)
  • Homelessness: Reality and Myth
    (Todd Wesbrook, twesbrook@lumserve.org)