LUM Service Day – Engaging for Good

Local Students & Church Members Help at LUM

LUM Service Day was Saturday, and more than 30 volunteers helped clean, do yardwork, and assemble new furniture and shelving units for the LUM shelter, youth programs and main office. On Sunday, 25 members of Grace Lutheran Church cleaned and disinfected the LUM Emergency Shelter. They were able to dust, deep clean and disinfect many areas that need more than day-to-day cleaning.

This week, the LUM shelter guests have new chairs and a brighter, cleaner shelter; and the LUM students were so excited about their new cubbies & bins, toy shelves and chairs. The LUM teachers appreciate the new furniture and deep cleaning of the youth center area. The entire LUM staff appreciates the volunteers for raking, cleaning & weeding outside of each property and for cleaning the LUM office, assembling new chairs and organizing our donations closet with shelves and carts. It is incredible how much work was accomplished by these volunteers in one weekend.

LUM thanks all of our volunteers and the groups represented are as follows:

  • Grace Lutheran Church,
  • McCutcheon High School,
  • Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co.,
  • the Knights of the Holy Temple (St. Mary Cathedral), and
  • from Purdue University —
    • Shoemaker Cooperative,
    • Stewart Cooperative,
    • Gamma Rho Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.,
    • Chi Beta Chapter of Chi Omega Sorority, and
    • Indiana Epsilon Iota Chapter of Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity

Their commitment to getting involved to making this a better community for everyone is heartwarming and commendable.

Boiler Up! Go Knights! Go Mavs!

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