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LUM Summer of Service – Serve | Explore | Learn | Make a Difference

Be a part of LUM Summer of Service. Summer is an especially good time to get involved in something worthwhile — like Lafayette Urban Ministry — because the needs are great and the opportunities are exciting. LUM SOS gives you the chance to make a positive difference in your community, meet an immediate need, and see the impact of your efforts. Starting this month LUM has several exciting opportunities to serve those less fortunate.

Volunteers are needed for the LUM food pantrieshomeless shelterand youth programs including the full-day child care program and summer campas well as buildings & grounds projects.

So, follow your passion, find something that excites you and convince a friend or two to join you. Make this your “LUM Summer of Service.” Below are examples of how to get engaged with LUM today. For more information, go to; or email or call Terri Anderson, the LUM volunteer coordinator ( | 765-423-2691).

Be a LUM Camp Counselor
It’ll Be the Best Week of the Summer

Make a difference in the lives of local children this summer and receive a $200 stipend. LUM Camp is a week-long, overnight camp program for low-income children from 8 to 10 years old. Counselors are needed from 11 a.m. Monday, July 25 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 29. LUM Camp counselors must be:

  • 18 years old
  • prepared to hike, have fun, be outdoors
  • a good team player
  • flexible, fun & fair
  • willing to work with at-risk children from low income families
  • able to spend the entire week at camp (July 25-29)

To learn more about becoming a LUM Camp Counselor, click HERE.

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If you are not able to volunteer, you may support LUM Camp by making a donation or sponsoring a camper ($200 per child).