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LUM Volunteer Opportunities – 2020

New Decade, Renewed Commitment to Serve

Immediate Openings — 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.

To view all LUM Volunteer Opportunities, click HERE.

¿Habla Español? Love Helping Others? Volunteer with LUM!

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Double Your Donation to LUM – Ends Saturday


This Match Program expired November 30 at midnight.
Thanks to Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance for making it possible.

During the month of November, take advantage of the Klemme Insurance $3,000 Match Program and double your donation to LUM, increasing your impact on strengthening local families thanks to the generosity of Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency.

It’s simple — click the “Make A Donation” button below, make a donation by November 30, and Neil Klemme Insurance Agency will match all donations, up to $3,000.


PLUS — $10 Donation to LUM — for every insurance quote requested. You must be a new customer, email michael@neilklemme.com for an insurance quote, mention Lafayette Urban Ministry — and $10 will be donated to LUM!


All money will benefit local children & families through the LUM Jubilee Christmas program. Jubilee Christmas is aJubilee LOGO red special LUM program for families with children ages 12 and under. Families who participate in Jubilee Christmas are invited to a host site and are able to select new toys for their children. Families also receive some food items to make their Christmas dinner more special. This year, 617 local families are registered for Jubilee Christmas, impacting 1,766 children.


This is an exciting  partnership because Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency is a local business. LUM is very fortunate and sincerely grateful to have this support from Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency.


NOW through November 30
Neil Klemme Insurance Agency will Match your Donation to LUM

Double Your Donation to LUM – Only 9 Days Left


This Match Program expired November 30 at midnight.
Thanks to Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance for making it possible.

During the month of November, take advantage of the Klemme Insurance $3,000 Match Program and double your donation to LUM, increasing your impact on strengthening local families thanks to the generosity of Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency.

It’s simple — click the “Make A Donation” button below, make a donation by November 30, and Neil Klemme Insurance Agency will match all donations, up to $3,000.


PLUS — $10 Donation to LUM — for every insurance quote requested. You must be a new customer, email michael@neilklemme.com for an insurance quote, mention Lafayette Urban Ministry — and $10 will be donated to LUM!


All money will benefit local children & families through the LUM Jubilee Christmas program. Jubilee Christmas is aJubilee LOGO red special LUM program for families with children ages 12 and under. Families who participate in Jubilee Christmas are invited to a host site and are able to select new toys for their children. Families also receive some food items to make their Christmas dinner more special. This year, 617 local families are registered for Jubilee Christmas, impacting 1,766 children.


This is an exciting  partnership because Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency is a local business. LUM is very fortunate and sincerely grateful to have this support from Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency.


NOW through November 30
Neil Klemme Insurance Agency will Match your Donation to LUM

Holder Bedding Match Donation

Neil Klemme Insurance $3,000 Match Donation


Neil Klemme Insurance $3,000 Match Program


This Match Program expired November 30 at midnight.
Thanks to Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance for making it possible.

Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency of West Lafayette is offering a “$3,000 Match Donation” in support of LUM.  Take advantage of this unique opportunity to “double your donation” to LUM and increase your impact on strengthening local families thanks to the generosity of Neil Klemme Insurance Agency.

It’s simple — click the “Make A Donation” button, make a donation by November 30, and Neil Klemme Insurance Agency will match it up to $3,000.


All money will benefit local children & families through the LUM Jubilee Christmas program. Jubilee Christmas is aJubilee LOGO red special LUM program for families with children ages 12 and under. Families who participate in Jubilee Christmas are invited to a host site and are able to select new toys for their children. Families also receive some food items to make their Christmas dinner more special. This year, 617 local families are registered for Jubilee Christmas, impacting 1,766 children.


This is an exciting  partnership because Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency is a local business. LUM is very fortunate and sincerely grateful to have this support from Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency.


NOW through November 30
Neil Klemme Insurance Agency will Match your Donation to LUM

Holder Bedding Match Donation

Neil Klemme Insurance $3,000 Match Donation


Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency to Match Your LUM Donation


This Match Program expired November 30 at midnight.
Thanks to Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance for making it possible.

This year, Neil Klemme State Farm Insurance Agency is sponsoring the annual LUM “Match Program.”

Starting November 1, your donation to Lafayette Urban Ministry will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Neil Klemme has chosen the LUM Jubilee Christmas programs for this match program. Up to $23,000 donated during the month of November to Jubilee Christmas will be matched by Neil Klemme Insurance Agency.

Stay tuned for more information on the Neil Klemme Insurance $3,000 Match Program. Don’t miss your opportunity to double your donation to LUM during the month of November.

Holder Bedding NOW Matching LUM Donations


EXPIRED – November 30, 2018 at Midnight


$2,500 Match Program – November 2018

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Holder Bedding Inc. of Lafayette is once again offering the “$2,500 Match Program” in support of LUM. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to “double your donation” to LUM and increase your impact on strengthening local families.

It’s simple — click the “Match Program” button below, make a donation by November 30, and Holder Bedding will match all donations up to $2,500.

INCENTIVE – Holder Bedding is also offering an incentive of $200 toward your purchase of one of their Select Mattress Sets. Visit Holder Bedding (230 Farabee Dr N, Lafayette), mention Lafayette Urban Ministry, and get $200 off.

{Pictured (L to R) with Joe Micon, LUM executive director, from Holder Bedding are Merrick Steinmetz, owner; Benjamin Hernandez; Scott Holder, Jonathan Fields, owner; and Elijah Tague}


NOW through November 30
Holder Bedding will Match your Donation to LUM.

LUM is very fortunate and sincerely grateful to have this support from Holder Bedding. Holder Bedding Inc. is a local, family owned and operated business in Lafayette providing employment opportunities in our community since 1947. LUM encourages you to shop at Holder Bedding for your next mattresses.

Holder Bedding NOW Matching LUM Donations


EXPIRED – November 30, 2018 at Midnight

$2,500 Match Program – November 2018

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Holder Bedding Inc. of Lafayette is once again offering the “$2,500 Match Program” in support of LUM. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to “double your donation” to LUM and increase your impact on strengthening local families thanks to the generosity of Holder Bedding Inc. It’s simple — click the “Match Program” button below, make a donation by November 30, and Holder Bedding will match all donations up to $2,500.

INCENTIVE – Holder Bedding is also offering an incentive of $200 toward your purchase of one of their Select Mattress Sets. Visit Holder Bedding (230 Farabee Dr N, Lafayette), mention Lafayette Urban Ministry, and get $200 off.

{Pictured (L to R) with Joe Micon, LUM executive director, from Holder Bedding are Merrick Steinmetz, owner; Benjamin Hernandez; Scott Holder, Jonathan Fields, owner; and Elijah Tague}


NOW through November 30
Holder Bedding will Match your Donation to LUM.

LUM is very fortunate and sincerely grateful to have this support from Holder Bedding. Holder Bedding Inc. is a local, family owned and operated business in Lafayette providing employment opportunities in our community since 1947. LUM encourages you to shop at Holder Bedding for your next mattresses.

Holder Bedding $2,500 Match Program


EXPIRED – November 30, 2018 at Midnight

Holder Bedding Matches Your Donations to LUM

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Holder Bedding Inc. of Lafayette is once again offering the “$2,500 Match Program” in support of LUM.  Take advantage of this unique opportunity to “double your donation” to LUM and increase your impact on strengthening local families thanks to the generosity of Holder Bedding Inc. It’s simple — click the “Make A Donation” button, make a donation by November 30, and Holder Bedding will match it.

Holder Bedding is also offering an incentive of $200 toward your purchase of one of their Select Mattress Sets. Visit Holder Bedding, mention Lafayette Urban Ministry, and get $200 off.

This is an exciting  partnership because Holder Bedding is a local business and is also the preferred mattress of the LUM Emergency Shelter. In 2013, 42 mattresses were made in Lafayette by Holder Bedding and installed at the LUM Emergency Shelter.


NOW through November 30,
Holder Bedding will Match your Donation to LUM.

LUM is very fortunate and sincerely grateful to have this support from Holder Bedding. Holder Bedding Inc. is a local, family owned and operated business in Lafayette providing employment opportunities in our community since 1947. LUM encourages you to shop at Holder Bedding for your next mattresses.

Holder Bedding to Match Your LUM Donation


EXPIRED – November 30, 2018 at Midnight

Holder Bedding Match Program – November 2018

Once again, Holder Bedding, Inc. of Lafayette is sponsoring the annual LUM “Match Program.”
Starting November 1, your donation to Lafayette Urban Ministry will be matched dollar-for-dollar.
Stay tuned for more information on the Holder Bedding Match Program. Don’t miss your opportunity to double your donation to LUM during the month of November.

In 2013, 42 mattresses were made in Lafayette by Holder Bedding and installed at the LUM Emergency Shelter.

LUM Emergency Shelter to Benefit from Grants


Cities Recommend Community Development Grants

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Lafayette Urban Ministry has recently been recommended for two significant Community Development Block Grants from both the City of Lafayette & the City of West Lafayette.

LUM has been recommended to receive $17,590 to support the work of the LUM Emergency Shelter ($6,340 from West Lafayette and $11,250 from Lafayette).

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Thanks to David Heckert, LUM Emergency Shelter director, for his work on these grants.

CDBG is an important resource for local governments in their efforts to provide both transitional and permanent housing, as well as supportive services, to families and individuals experiencing homelessness. This grant money will be used to support our homeless clients.


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Emergency Shelter