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    LUM Turkey Trot 5K Run
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    Sign up today for the LUM Turkey Trot 5K Run (Thursday, November 24). Make it a family tradition, wear a fun hat or costume, and have the most fun you can have running on Thanksgiving morning. All proceeds benefit local individuals, families and children through LUM programs and services.

    The LUM Turkey Trot 5K Run details are as follows:

    • Date: Thursday, November 24
    • Times: Run start time — 8:30 a.m.; Check-In — 7:00-8:15 a.m.
    • Place: Connection Point Church, 2541 Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47906
    • Fees: $35 Adult; $10 Youth (under 13)
    • Register: click HERE 
    • Course: Cattail Trail Loop – Celery Bog Nature Area. View route map HERE.
    • Volunteer: to sign up to volunteer, click HERE
    • More information: go to

    Community Thanksgiving Feast

    The LUM Community Thanksgiving Feast is a true community event, where everyone is welcome but LUM relies on donations of money, food & supplies, and time from the community as well. More than 800 meals will be served. You may attend, donate money, volunteer and donate food and other needed items.
    Community Thanksgiving Feast details are as follows:

    • Date: Thursday, November 24
    • Time: Noon – 2 p.m.
    • Place: Central Presbyterian Church, 31 N 7th St., Lafayette
    • Admission: FREE – All are welcome
    • Donate: to make cash donation or donate food & needed items, click HERE
    • Volunteer: to sign up to volunteer, click HERE
    • More information: go to

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    If your business or group would like to become an event sponsor, call or email us (765-423-2691 |

    LUM Welcomes Winter
    Get Engaged & Invest

    November has arrived, the brightly colored leaves are falling from the trees, and the weather is getting cooler. It is an important time for Lafayette Urban Ministry. A time when LUM programs give help and hope to our neighbors who have no food, no homes and no income.

    The winter season is when LUM programs are perfectly aligned with “tackling basic human needs and uplifting people.”

    Winter Warming Station

    The LUM Winter Warming Station complements the Emergency Shelter and is open midnight to 7 a.m. from November 15 to April 15, the season when outside weather conditions get very dangerous. The Winter Warming Station welcomes anyone in our community who needs a warm, safe place to rest.

    Donate Provide Meals | Volunteer Donate Needed Supplies |

    Jubilee Christmas

    LUM Jubilee Christmas is a special program for families with children (ages 12 & younger), serving more than 630 local families in support of more than 1,850 local children on Saturday, December 10. In addition to the toys and clothes, each Jubilee Christmas family receives a food gift card and homemade cookies to make Christmas dinner special too. Most importantly, this program makes the parents the heroes on Christmas morning in the eyes of their children. It also relieves the financial burden of the holiday allowing families to stay on budget and pay their recurring bills and expenses.

    Donation Centers open Monday, November 28 at the LUM Office, 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN & Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co., 100 Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette, IN

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