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LUM Programs – Save the Dates – Get Engaged


Upcoming LUM Programs & Events – Just for YOU!

Summer is here — and it’s a great time of year to add these important LUM fall & winter programs to your calendar.


Hunger Hike (September 15-16) – Saturday, September 15 is the 6th Annual HH5K Run. Sunday (9/16) is the traditional Hunger Hike 3K Walk. Proceeds benefit LUM Food Programs, Food Finders Food Bank Inc., and St. Thomas Aquinas’ Haiti Ministry. Mark your calendars and get your team together.

Port of Hope (November 8) – Port of Hope is an evening fundraising event in support of the LUM Immigration Clinic. The event includes heavy appetizers from local restaurants, a silent auction featuring items from around the world and entertainment by musicians from around the world.


Community Thanksgiving Celebration (November 22) – The LUM Community Thanksgiving Celebration is on Thanksgiving Day from noon to 2 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church (Lafayette). More than 800 people will be served dinner and dessert, and you may be a part of this special program by volunteering or making a donation.

Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk (November 22) – Start off your Thanksgiving day with the Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m. on the Cattail Trail Loop, Celery Bog Nature Area, West Lafayette. Runners, walkers, dogs, strollers, wagons & turkey hats are welcome. All Turkey Trot proceeds benefit local families through the programs and services at LUM.


Jubilee Christmas (December 8) – LUM Jubilee Christmas serves over 600 families and 1800 children. Parents visit one of dozens of churches and shop for their children. In addition to the toys and clothes, each family also receives a ham and homemade cookies to make Christmas dinner special too.


Other Important LUM Program Dates

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2018 LUM Events — Save the Dates


It’s Spring! And it’s a great time of year to add these important LUM programs to your calendar.


LUM Camp (July 30 – August 3) – A week-long, overnight camp program at Hanging Rock Camp for children from 8 to 10 years old from low-income families. Why not say “yes” this year to being a volunteer LUM Camp Counselor?

Hunger Hike (September 15-16) – Saturday, September 15 is the 6th Annual HH5K Run. Sunday (9/16) is the traditional Hunger Hike 3K Walk. Proceeds benefit LUM Food Programs, Food Finders Food Bank Inc., and St. Thomas Aquinas’ Haiti Ministry. Mark your calendars and get your team together.

Port of Hope (November 8) – Port of Hope is an evening fundraising event in support of the LUM Immigration Clinic. The event includes heavy appetizers from local restaurants, a silent auction featuring items from around the world and entertainment by musicians from around the world.

Community Thanksgiving Celebration (November 22) – The LUM Community Thanksgiving Celebration is on Thanksgiving Day from noon to 2 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church (Lafayette). More than 800 people will be served dinner and dessert, and you may be a part of this special program by volunteering or making a donation.

Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk (November 22) – Start off your Thanksgiving day with the Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m. on the Cattail Trail Loop, Celery Bog Nature Area, West Lafayette. Runners, walkers, dogs, strollers, wagons & turkey hats are welcome. All Turkey Trot proceeds benefit local families through the programs and services at LUM.

Jubilee Christmas (December 8) – LUM Jubilee Christmas serves over 600 families and 1800 children. Parents visit one of dozens of churches and shop for their children. In addition to the toys and clothes, each family also receives a ham and homemade cookies to make Christmas dinner special too.

Other Important LUM Program Dates

Please Mark Your Calendars!


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LUM Follies 2018 – The Event of the Season


Special Event benefiting a Special Fund

Lafayette Urban Ministry would be honored with your presence at the 7th annual
LUM Good Samaritan Fund FOLLIES
for the benefit of the LUM Good Samaritan Fund
Friday, the thirteenth of April
Social hour – 5:30 p.m.
Dinner – 6:30 p.m.
Follies entertainment – 7:30 p.m.
St. Andrew United Methodist Church
West Lafayette, Indiana
$45 per person – $360 per table

LUM Follies is a lighthearted evening of fine dining, entertainment, fun & good company, filled with joyful surprises. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this event go to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, an emergency financial assistance program that supports local families.


Make Your Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies


More ways to get involved in LUM Follies :

  • Corporate Sponsors — If you wish to be an event sponsor, please email us
  • Silent Auction Donations — If you or your company wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

(765-423-2691 | pmalavenda@lumserve.org | www.lumserve.org/follies )


If you aren’t able to attend the “Follies” but still wish to make a donation to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — click:

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Make your Reservations TODAY!
Start the Follies Reservation process NOW, click HERE.

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LUM Volunteer Opportunities – 2018 – Hot Needs


CALL to ACTION – New Year, Renewed Commitment

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LUM Needs You! Here are the CURRENT LUM Volunteer Needs:

There are many different opportunities for volunteering, from working one-on-one with a child to helping run the homeless shelter. Also, there are opportunities to fit every schedule, from regular long-term commitments to one time work with an event. Some volunteer positions require training while others require only a willing heart and a helping hand. READ BELOW for more detailed information on current volunteer opportunities. To view all LUM Volunteer Opportunities, click HERE.


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Tax Assistance Program

Ever thought about volunteering to help people with their tax returns? Don’t know that much about taxes? Don’t worry — you’ll get specialized training or you can choose a volunteer role that doesn’t require tax law certification.

The LUM Tax Assistance Programoffers flexible hours, the training is free and the time commitment is up to you. Choose your role – and get a chance to touch many lives.

If you’re interested or need more information, click HERE. If you need further information, please call or email Ben Murphy (765.423.2691 | bmurphy@lumserve.org).


Afternoon Receptionist

If you’re interested in volunteering on a regular basis in the afternoon, consider becoming a volunteer afternoon receptionist at LUM.

A Volunteer LUM Receptionist is needed each weekday from noon to 4:30 p.m. — and some weekday mornings.

Volunteer Receptionists greet guests, answer phones and complete general clerical duties in the main office of Lafayette Urban Ministry (420 N 4th Street, Lafayette). Bi-weekly commitment is desired.

If you are interested or need more information, click HERE.


After School Program

The students enrolled in the LUM After School Program have returned from winter recess, and volunteers are needed from 2 to 6 p.m., every weekday.

Volunteers are needed to tutor, read to students, give spelling tests and supervise the children.

Volunteer and make a difference in the lives of our students. ASP follows the Lafayette School Corporation’s regular calendar.

For applications, training video, and time slots to sign up, HERE.


Emergency Shelter

The LUM Emergency Shelter needs Overnight Shelter Volunteers 365 nights a year from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. or 8 p.m. to midnight. Duties include checking in guests, serving dinner, distributing toiletries and maintaining a welcoming, safe & clean environment.

Must be at least 18 years old. Volunteers must attend a Shelter Training Session, which are held every Monday night at 6:30 p.m.

MEALS Are Needed Too — If you or your group wishes to prepare a meal, click HERE.


Immigration Clinic

The LUM Immigration Clinic has several volunteer opportunities — and is especially grateful for volunteers who speak Spanish.

The volunteers needs are as follows — Program Assistant, Language Translator & Language Interpreter.

If you’re interested or need more information, click HERE.

If you need further information, please call or email Susan Brouillette (765.423.2691 | sbrouillette@lumserve.org).


LUM Good Samaritan Fund FOLLIES

Volunteers are needed for the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies fundraising event. More details are as follows:

  • Location: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette
  • Set-up — Thursday, April 12, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Staff the LUM Follies event — Friday, April 13, 4:30 – 7 p.m. or 4:30 – 8 p.m.
  • Break-down — Friday, April 13, 8:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Perfect for groups. Check out the LUM Follies volunteer sign up sheets HERE.


LUM Camp Counselors

Would you, or someone you know, make a good LUM Camp Counselor?

LUM Camp is a week-long, over-night camp program for low-income children from 8 to 10 years old. Volunteer camp counselors must be 18 years old, enjoy working with children and be able to spend the entire week at camp (11 a.m. Monday, July 30 to 4 p.m. Friday, August 3).

For additional information, click HERE.


St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry

The St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry Data Entry volunteer welcomes clients to the St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry, verifies their household information on LUM’s client database, and determines if they qualify for assistance.

The Data Entry volunteer must be knowledgeable of basic computer operation and database concepts. As special training is required, a long term commitment is desired.

The St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry needs volunteers Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. – noon; and Saturdays from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. for three to 16 hours per week. Food Pantry volunteers distribute food to clients and may shop for food, unload food donations and shelve and sort food. Good customer service skills needed and the ability to lift boxes of food is desired. A weekly commitment is requested.

For more information, click HERE — or please call or email Donna Barker (765-742-4079×106 | foodpantry@stjohns-laf.org).


LUM Events

Sign up online to volunteer at LUM Events like LUM Follies, Hunger Hike, Port of Hope, Thanksgiving Celebration, Turkey Trot 5K & Jubilee Christmas. Online Volunteer Sign Up Sheets, click HERE.


Group Opportunities

If your group would like to volunteer with LUM, sign up for a LUM Event online — or please email or call for more information (lum@lumserve.org | 765.423.2691).


Volunteer Opportunities

  • To view all LUM Volunteer Opportunities, click HERE.
  • SIGN UP ONLINE — Sign up to volunteer with LUM online. It’s quick & easy and you’ll get email reminders.

Many more Volunteer Opportunities may be found HERE.


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LUM Follies — Great Event, Important Fund


You are cordially invited to attend the 6th Annual LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies. LUM Follies is a wonderful evening with top-notch entertainment (see below), a fabulous meal and great company. This year will be even more special because it’s also the 45th Anniversary of Lafayette Urban Ministry, which was incorporated in 1972.


Everything is set to go — now all we need is YOU! Please make your reservation TODAY.


LUM Follies details are as follows:

  • Date: Friday, May 5
  • Times: 5:30 p.m. social hour/silent auction; 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. Follies show
  • Place: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette
  • Reservation: $45 per person; $360 per table

Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies


All of the proceeds from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies go directly to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, which is our community’s social safety net. The LUM Good Samaritan Program is a vital emergency financial assistance program for the families in our community. Last year the LUM Good Samaritan Program served families 2,232 times and distributed $114,495 to avert evictions, utility disconnects and other financial crises.


Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies

More ways to get involved in the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

  • Corporate Sponsors — If you wish to be an event sponsor, click HERE or email us
  • Silent Auction Donations — If you, your company, organization or group wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

765-423-2691 | pmalavenda@lumserve.org | www.lumserve.org/follies


If you aren’t able to attend the “Follies” but still wish to make a donation to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — click:

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Photos

Check out the photos from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

| 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 ALL |



LUM Follies — Talent Line-up Announced


The LUM Follies talent coordinator, Eileen Hession Weiss, is thrilled to announce the line-up of entertainment for this year’s LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies. The LUM Follies show will amaze you with the level of talent on stage. It also has more variety than year’s past with dance, magic and several different types of musical acts from blue grass to Broadway. The talent line-up for this year’s LUM Follies is as follows:

  • Sheila Klinker – solo vocal – pop jazz
  • Cards Across featuring magic with Bob Poynter & Middle Eastern dancing with Valerie Figg & Jennifer Case
  • H.I.S. (His In Song) featuring Jane Creswell, Gail Polles & Ellen Wilson – trio vocal – pop rock
  • The Vagaband featuring Linda Hicks, Sharon McKnight, Allison Nyquist & Noemi Ybarra – folk quartet
  • Kelly Jacob & Mark Buche – duo – pop jazz
  • Hand Bells featuring Susan Lisack & Kay Hunt
  • Ballroom Dancing featuring Jennifer & Christopher Wright
  • Fred Koning – solo vocal – Broadway
  • Friends & Stuff featuring Kelly Evans, Travis Horton & Reni Evans – blue grass music & comedy

      


Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies — or call us or stop by our office.


Don’t Miss This Amazing Live Show!


Everything is set to go — now all we need is YOU! Please make your reservation TODAY.
LUM Follies details are as follows:

  • Date: Friday, May 5
  • Times: 5:30 p.m. social hour/silent auction; 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. Follies show
  • Place: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette
  • Reservation: $45 per person; $360 per table

Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies — or call us or stop by our office.


All of the proceeds from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies go directly to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, which is our community’s social safety net. The LUM Good Samaritan Program is a vital emergency financial assistance program for the families in our community. Last year the LUM Good Samaritan Program served families 2,232 times and distributed $114,495 to avert evictions, utility disconnects and other financial crises.

 


Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies

More ways to get involved in the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

  • Corporate Sponsors — If you wish to be an event sponsor, click HERE or email us
  • Silent Auction Donations — If you, your company, organization or group wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

765-423-2691 | pmalavenda@lumserve.org | www.lumserve.org/follies


If you aren’t able to attend the “Follies” but still wish to make a donation to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — click:

Make a Donation Button
Good Samaritan Fund

Photos

Check out the photos from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

| 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 ALL |



LUM Follies — Fun Night; Important Cause


You are cordially invited to attend the 6th Annual LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies. The LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies is a spectacular evening filled with great food, lively entertainment, wonderful company — and it’s for an important cause. The LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies 2017 will also be a grand celebration of LUM’s 45th anniversary.

LUM Follies details are as follows:

  • Date: Friday, May 5
  • Times: 5:30 p.m. social hour/silent auction; 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. Follies show
  • Place: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette
  • Reservation: $45 per person; $360 per table

Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies

All of the proceeds from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies go directly to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, which is our community’s social safety net. The LUM Good Samaritan Program is a vital emergency financial assistance program for the families in our community. Last year the LUM Good Samaritan Program served families 2,232 times and distributed $114,495 to avert evictions, utility disconnects and other financial crises.


Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies

More ways to get involved in the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

  • Corporate Sponsors — If you wish to be an event sponsor, click HERE or email us
  • Silent Auction Donations — If you, your company, organization or group wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

765-423-2691 | pmalavenda@lumserve.org | www.lumserve.org/follies


If you aren’t able to attend the “Follies” but still wish to make a donation to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — click:

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Photos

Check out the photos from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

| 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 ALL |



LUM Volunteer Opportunities — Hot Needs


LUM needs you! There are lots of volunteer opportunities at LUM. Become a volunteer today! Here are current LUM volunteer opportunities:


volunteer opportunities

Bus Drivers—After School Program

Volunteer Activity Bus Drivers are needed to transport the LUM After School Program students from their schools to our program facility in downtown Lafayette. Drivers are needed each weekday afternoon through May 18 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Bus drivers must have a valid driver’s license, pass the driver’s test for PPL, have a good driving record, and pass a physical examination. For more information about this volunteer opportunity, click HERE or call or email Cindy Haley, LUM Youth Programs director (765-423-2691 | chaley@lumserve.org).


LUM Good Samaritan Fund FOLLIES

Volunteers are needed for the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies fundraising event—to set-up (Thursday, May 4), staff the LUM Follies event (Friday, May 5), and break-down (5/5).

Perfect for groups.

Check out the Follies volunteer sign up sheets HERE.


LUM Camp Counselors

Sixty volunteer camp counselors and activity leaders are needed for LUM Camp 2017 — July 31-August 4 at Hanging Rock Camp. LUM Camp is a week-long, overnight camp program for low-income children from 8 to 10 years old. Must be able to spend the entire week at LUM Camp from 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 31 to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 4. For additional LUM Camp volunteer information, click HERE.


Emergency Shelter—Intake Volunteers

The LUM Emergency Shelter needs Client Intake Volunteers weekdays from 2 – 4 p.m. for two to ten hours per week. Client Intake Volunteers meet one-on-one with potential shelter guests to do brief intake interviews, provide passes to the LUM shelter, help our guests to reconnect with family, and make referrals to addiction, mental health, employment and housing services. Basic computer, data entry and phone skills are required. A weekly commitment is requested. For more information and to apply online, click HERE — or please call or email Gina Williams (765-423-2691 | gwilliams@lumserve.org).


Food Pantry—Volunteers, drivers & shoppers

The St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry needs volunteers Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. – noon; and Saturdays from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. for three to 16 hours per week. Food Pantry volunteers distribute food to clients and may shop for food, unload food donations and shelve and sort food. Good customer service skills needed and the ability to lift boxes of food is desired. A weekly commitment is requested. For more information, click HERE — or please call or email Donna Barker (765-742-4079×106 | foodpantry@stjohns-laf.org).


Many more Volunteer Opportunities may be found HERE.


Please share with others.

LUM Follies — Fun Night for Important Fund


You are cordially invited to attend the 6th Annual LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies on Friday, May 5. The LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies is a spectacular evening filled with great food, lively entertainment, wonderful company — and it’s for a important cause.


| Friday, May 5 | 5:30 p.m. | St. Andrew United Methodist Church | $45 per person |



You are cordially invited to attend the 6th Annual LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies on Friday, May 5. The LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies is a spectacular evening filled with great food, lively entertainment, wonderful company — and it’s for a important cause.


LUM Follies details are as follows:

  • Date: Friday, May 5
  • Times: 5:30 p.m. social hour/silent auction; 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. Follies show
  • Place: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette
  • Reservation: $45 per person; $360 per table; (limited seating)

All of the proceeds from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies go directly to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, which is our community’s social safety net. The Good Samaritan Program is a vital emergency financial assistance program for the families in our communities. Last year the Good Samaritan Program served families 2,232 times and distributed $114,495 to avert evictions, utility disconnects and other financial crises.


Make Your LUM Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies

The LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies 2017 will also be a grand celebration of LUM’s 45th anniversary.


More ways to get involved in the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

  • Corporate Sponsors — If you wish to be an event sponsor, click HERE or email us
  • Silent Auction Donations — If you, your company, organization or group wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

765-423-2691 | pmalavenda@lumserve.org | www.lumserve.org/follies

 


If you aren’t able to attend the “Follies” but still wish to make a donation to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund — click:

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Good Samaritan Fund

 


Photos

Check out the photos from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

| 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 ALL |



Become a Sponsor of LUM Follies 2017


| Friday, May 5 | 5:30 p.m. | St. Andrew United Methodist Church | $45 per person |


Dear Friend of LUM, 

Lafayette Urban Ministry will hold its 6th annual LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies on Friday, May 5, at 5:30 p.m. at St. Andrew United Methodist Church (West Lafayette) in celebration of LUM’s 45th Anniversary. This lighthearted evening of food, fun and fellowship will benefit the children and families served each day at the Lafayette Urban Ministry through our Good Samaritan Fund.

Last year, the LUM Good Samaritan Fund provided $114,495 in emergency financial assistance to local families on 2,232 different occasions. Evictions were averted. Utility disconnects were halted. Prescription medication was secured. More than $1.4 million has been shared over the past 12 years. I am writing to invite you to support the LUM Good Samaritan Fund in one of several ways…

__  Attend LUM Follies and invite your friends & colleagues ($45 per person) – click HERE
__  Sponsor a table of 8 (eight) at LUM Follies ($360 per table) – click HERE
__  Contribute a LUM Follies Business sponsorship at one of the following levels:

__  Bronze Sponsor ($100)
__  Silver Sponsor ($250)
__  Gold Sponsor ($500)
__  Platinum Sponsor ($1,000) 

Your gift will be gratefully acknowledged in the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies’ program and through LUM’s social media outlets. We expect over 250 guests and performers on the night of Follies. Another 2,000 people will be informed of your support through LUM’s social media.

Please give Online at www.lumserve.org. Thank you for your past support and kind consideration.

 


Make Your Follies Reservation Online at www.lumserve.org/follies


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More ways to get involved in LUM Follies :

  • Silent Auction Donations — If you or your company wishes to donate items to our silent auction, please email us

follies event link FolliesOnlineRegistration  FolliesFBpage  FolliesGSF


Make your Reservations TODAY!
Start the Follies Reservation process NOW, click HERE.

View a sampler VIDEO of the LUM Follies’ performers

 


Photos

Check out the photos from the LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies:

| 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 ALL |