LUM Summer of Service – Youth & Fellows


Covenant Church Youth & Ben Franklin Fellows

As a part of the LUM Summer of Service, LUM was blessed with two dynamic and hardworking groups of volunteers. They tackled several projects in and around the two LUM buildings. Children, youth, and parents from Covenant Church, West Lafayette, comprised one of the group (pictured above); and the student participants from the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute at Purdue comprised the other (pictured below).

They deep cleaned, painted rooms, assembled shelter bunk beds, cleaned buses, hung pictures, did landscaping, organized supply rooms and more. They also learned about the programs & services offered by LUM for working families, at-risk children and individuals experiencing homelessness. To view more PHOTOS from these LUM Summer of Service days, click the buttons.


If you or your group would like to sign up for one of the monthly LUM Deep Cleaning Days, click HERE.


The LUM Summer of Service offers volunteer opportunities that are a perfect fit for YOU. Some require training, but most just a willing heart and a helping hand. Here are a few suggestions:

  • SHELTER – Prepare & serve a meal, assist with check-in and/or overnight supervision
  • CHILD CARE – Tutor students and/or supervise trips
  • FOOD PANTRY – Check in and assist participants, sort pantry items & more
  • OFFICE – Prepare mailings or serve as the afternoon receptionist
  • CAMP – Serve on the LUM Camp team as a volunteer camp counselor
  • IMMIGRATION CLINIC – Assist with case management
  • GROUPS – Sign up your group or business to participate in one of the monthly LUM Deep Cleaning Days of the LUM Ray Ewry Center. Learn more.

If you wish to get engaged in the LUM Summer of Service, it’s not too late. Choose an opportunity above, check out out the LUM volunteer webpage, or email LUM (volunteer@LUMserve.org) to find something that is a perfect fit for your availability and expertise. Please share with others.

For more information, go to LUMserve.org/volunteer; or email or call Terri Anderson, the LUM volunteer coordinator (volunteer@LUMserve.org | 765-423-2691).


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