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Remember LUM During This Most Celebrated Season


Prayer | Fasting | Giving | Serving

In the Christian, Jewish & Islamic faiths, this is the most celebrated time of year. Many of us have been “preparing” through prayer (justice towards your faith), fasting (justice toward yourself), and giving & serving (justice toward your neighbors). As you reflect on giving & serving — perhaps you would consider a legacy gift to LUM — an organization pledged to fighting for justice for you and your community. During this pandemic, gathering together for the holiday will be difficult if even possible. Supporting LUM programs gives you an opportunity to focus on serving those less fortunate, especially those needing food, shelter, and assistance with rent, childcare, paying utilities, immigration issues, medical expenses or tax preparation.

Whether you use cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance, a retirement plan or your economic impact payment AKA stimulus check — the benefits of Planned Gifts can make this type of donation attractive to you as well as LUM. Meet with your professional advisor to learn how informed estate planning can increase the overall value of your estate with a gift of tax-burdened assets (like IRAs, 401(k), or savings bonds) to Lafayette Urban Ministry. We hope you will remember Lafayette Urban Ministry in your will.

Once you’re ready, Wes Tillett, LUM executive director, will meet with you to fulfill your giving goals with your support of LUM. To begin the process, email (lum@lumserve.org) or call (765-423-2691) Wes Tillett. More information on Giving to LUM may be found at LUMserve.org.

Whatever you decide — we sincerely hope you have a wonderful Spring — and if you’re celebrating, have a fruitful Lenten journey and a blessed Easter, a meaningful Ramadan and a joyful Eid al-Fitr, or a purposeful Passover and a memorable Seder.


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Plan Ahead for 2021 – Consider a Legacy Gift


As you welcome in the NEW year consider making it your goal to create your own personal legacy by continuing to invest in the mission of Lafayette Urban Ministry beyond your own lifetime.

The kind of help provided by Lafayette Urban Ministry to this community doesn’t happen automatically and won’t happen without your support. Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” At the Lafayette Urban Ministry we take those words seriously. LUM offers dozens of innovative programs of service, assistance, self-help, education and social justice advocacy. We will always need to help provide these vital services to the families in our community. During our lifetimes, we invest in these programs and support the families in our community with our gifts to LUM, but creating a legacy through Planned Giving means the ministry will continue for all time.

Giving to Lafayette Urban Ministry is a win-win Estate Planning strategy for you (the donor) and LUM. In addition to the altruistic benefits, your charitable gift to Lafayette Urban Ministry brings tax relief — and also allows you to make a larger gift to LUM than you could make from your income alone. Whether you use cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance or a retirement plan, the benefits of Estate Planned Gifts can make this type of donation attractive to you as a well as LUM.

Meet with your professional advisor to learn how informed estate planning can increase the overall value of your estate with a gift of tax-burdened assets (like IRAs, 401(k), or savings bonds) to Lafayette Urban Ministry. We hope you would consider a legacy gift that would support Lafayette Urban Ministry in your plans. Create your legacy this new year to support the mission of LUM now and beyond your lifetime. We are ready and willing to help you leave a legacy and fulfill your philanthropic goals of supporting LUM. If you are interested in beginning the conversation, please email or call Wes Tillett, LUM executive director (wtillett@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691).

More information on giving to LUM may be found HERE.


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Remember LUM These Holy Days

Prayer | Fasting | Giving

The Lenten Season has ended and Passover has begun. Many of us have been spending time “preparing” through prayer (justice towards God), fasting (justice toward self), and almsgiving (justice toward your neighbors). As you reflect on giving — perhaps you would consider a legacy gift to LUM — an organization pledged to fighting for justice for you and your neighbors.

Whether you use cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance or a retirement plan, the benefits of Estate Planned Gifts can make this type of donation attractive to you as well as LUM.

Meet with your professional advisor to learn how informed estate planning can increase the overall value of your estate with a gift of tax-burdened assets (like IRAs, 401(k), or savings bonds) to Lafayette Urban Ministry. We hope you will remember Lafayette Urban Ministry in your will.

Once you’re ready, let us know. Wes Tillett, LUM executive director, is eager to meet with you to help you leave a legacy and fulfill your giving goals of supporting LUM. All you have to do is email or call Wes Tillett to begin the process (wtillett@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691). More information on Giving to LUM may be found at lumserve.org/donate.


Whatever you decide —
we sincerely hope you have a fruitful Lenten journey and a blessed holiday.


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Remember LUM This Lent

Prayer | Fasting | Giving

There are only a few more days until the end of the Lenten Season. Many of us have been “preparing” through prayer (justice towards God), fasting (justice toward self), and almsgiving (justice toward your neighbors). As you reflect on giving — perhaps you would consider a legacy gift to LUM — an organization pledged to fighting for justice for you and your neighbors.

Whether you use cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance or a retirement plan, the benefits of Estate Planned Gifts can make this type of donation attractive to you as well as LUM.

Meet with your professional advisor to learn how informed estate planning can increase the overall value of your estate with a gift of tax-burdened assets (like IRAs, 401(k), or savings bonds) to Lafayette Urban Ministry. We hope you will remember Lafayette Urban Ministry in your will.

Once you’re ready, let us know. Wes Tillett, LUM executive director, is eager to meet with you to help you leave a legacy and fulfill your giving goals of supporting LUM. All you have to do is email or call Wes Tillett to begin the process (wtillett@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691). More information on Giving to LUM may be found at lumserve.org/donate.

Whatever you decide — we sincerely hope you have a fruitful Lenten journey and a blessed Easter.


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Plan Ahead for 2020 – Consider a Legacy Gift


What better goal for the upcoming NEW year than to create your own personal legacy by continuing your support of the mission of Lafayette Urban Ministry beyond your own lifetime? During our lifetimes, we support the families in our community with our gifts to LUM, but creating a legacy through Planned Giving means our ministry will continue for all perpetuity.

Giving to Lafayette Urban Ministry is a win-win Estate Planning strategy for you (the donor) and LUM. In addition to the altruistic benefits, your charitable gift to Lafayette Urban Ministry brings tax relief — and also allows you to make a larger gift to LUM than you could make from your income alone. Whether you use cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance or a retirement plan, the benefits of Estate Planned Gifts can make this type of donation attractive to you as a well as LUM.

The kind of help provided by Lafayette Urban Ministry to this community doesn’t happen automatically and won’t happen without your support. Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” At the Lafayette Urban Ministry we take those words seriously.

We know that offering homeless people food and shelter and lightening their load is the first step to helping them build better lives. But we also know it’s only the first step. That’s why LUM offers dozens of innovative programs of service, assistance, self-help, education and social justice advocacy. There will always be the poor, the sick and the disenfranchised in our world. We will always need to help provide these vital services to the families in our community. We hope you’ll help this important work to continue by giving generously.

Meet with your professional advisor to learn how informed estate planning can increase the overall value of your estate with a gift of tax-burdened assets (like IRAs, 401(k), or savings bonds) to Lafayette Urban Ministry. We hope you would consider a legacy gift that would support Lafayette Urban Ministry in your plans. Create your legacy this new year to support the mission of LUM now and beyond your lifetime.

We are ready and willing to help you leave a legacy and fulfill your philanthropic goals of supporting LUM. If you are interested in beginning the conversation, please email or call Joe Micon, LUM executive director, who is eager to meet with you (jmicon@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691). To give to LUM online, click the button below.

More information on giving to LUM may be found HERE.


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Remembering LUM This Lenten Season

Give | Fast | Pray

There are only a few more days until the end of the Lenten Season. Many of us have been “preparing” through prayer (justice towards God), fasting (justice toward self), and almsgiving (justice toward your neighbors). As you reflect on giving — perhaps you would consider a legacy gift to LUM — an organization pledged to fighting for justice for you and your neighbors.

Whether you use cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance or a retirement plan, the benefits of Estate Planned Gifts can make this type of donation attractive to you as well as LUM.

Meet with your professional advisor to learn how informed estate planning can increase the overall value of your estate with a gift of tax-burdened assets (like IRAs, 401(k), or savings bonds) to Lafayette Urban Ministry. We hope you will remember Lafayette Urban Ministry in your will. Once you’re ready, let us know. Joe Micon, LUM executive director, is eager to meet with you to help you leave a legacy and fulfill your giving goals of supporting LUM. Simply email or call Joe Micon to begin the process (jmicon@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691). More information on Giving to LUM may be found at lumserve.org/donate.

Whatever you decide — we sincerely hope you have a fruitful Lenten journey and a blessed Easter.

New Year’s Resolution – Leave a Legacy


Consider a Legacy Gift to LUM This Year

What better goal for this NEW year than to create your own personal legacy by continuing your support of the mission of Lafayette Urban Ministry.



Giving to Lafayette Urban Ministry is a win-win Estate Planning strategy for you (the donor) and LUM. In addition to the altruistic benefits, your charitable gift to Lafayette Urban Ministry brings tax relief — and also allows you to make a larger gift to LUM than you could make from your income alone. Whether you use appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance, a retirement plan or cash, the benefits of Estate Planned Gifts can make this type of donation attractive to you as a well as LUM.

We hope you would consider a legacy gift that would support Lafayette Urban Ministry in your plans. Meet with your professional advisor to learn how informed estate planning can increase the overall value of your estate with a gift of tax-burdened assets (like IRAs, 401(k), or savings bonds) to Lafayette Urban Ministry. Once you’re ready, let us know. Joe Micon, LUM executive director, is eager to meet with you to help you leave a legacy and fulfill your giving goals of supporting LUM. Simply email or call Joe Micon to begin the process (jmicon@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691).


More information on giving to LUM may be found HERE.


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Fall is the Season for Planning Your Future


Create a Legacy at LUM through Planned Giving



The autumn season has arrived with cooler nights, colorful trees, pumpkins, football and having fun outdoors with family. In addition to preparing for the winter months — consider spending some time preparing for the future and creating a personal legacy by continuing your support of LUM beyond your own lifetime.
The benefits of Estate Planned Gifts can make this type of donation attractive, whether you use cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance or a retirement plan. Or, remember LUM in your will. Start by meeting with your professional advisor; and when you are ready to begin the conversation, please email or call Wes Tillett, LUM executive director (wtillett@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691).
Whatever you decide, enjoy this season with your family and friends and think for a moment about the mission of Lafayette Urban Ministry and the families we serve.

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Summer – A Time for Fun, Family & Reflection


Planning for Summer – Planning for Giving


Summer is in full swing, and many of us are enjoying travel and fun outdoors with our family & friends. Summertime can also be a time for reflection and planning.

At LUM, staff are looking toward the future — preparing for fall programs like Hunger HikePort of HopeCommunity Thanksgiving and Jubilee Christmas. You too may spend some time this summer planning for the future and reflecting how you may assist those less fortunate. Perhaps you could create a personal legacy by continuing your support of the mission of Lafayette Urban Ministry beyond your own lifetime. During our lifetimes, we support our neighbors with our gifts to LUM, but by creating a legacy through Planned Giving your support of our ministry will continue for all perpetuity.

It’s a win-win Estate Planning strategy for you and LUM. In addition to the altruistic benefits, your charitable gift to Lafayette Urban Ministry brings tax relief — and also allows you to make a larger gift to LUM than you could make from your income alone. Whether you use cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance or a retirement plan, the benefits of Estate Planned Gifts can make this type of donation attractive to you as a well as LUM. We also hope you will remember Lafayette Urban Ministry in your will.


First, meet with your professional advisor to learn how informed estate planning can increase the overall value of your estate with a gift of tax-burdened assets (like IRAs, 401(k), or savings bonds) to Lafayette Urban Ministry. When you are ready to begin the conversation, please email or call Joe Micon, LUM executive director, who is eager to meet with you (jmicon@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691). To give to LUM online, click HERE.

Whatever you decide — enjoy your summer with your family and friends — and think for a moment about the mission of Lafayette Urban Ministry and the families we serve.


More information on giving to LUM may be found HERE.


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Reflections for the Lenten Season


Justice Toward God, Self & Your Neighbors


There are only 30 more days until the end of the Lenten Season. Many of us will “prepare” through prayer (justice towards God), fasting (justice toward self), and almsgiving (justice toward your neighbors). As you reflect on Giving — perhaps you would consider a legacy gift to LUM — an organization pledged to fighting for justice for you and your neighbors.

Whether you use cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, artwork, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance or a retirement plan, the benefits of Estate Planned Gifts can make this type of donation attractive to you as a well as LUM. Meet with your professional advisor to learn how informed estate planning can increase the overall value of your estate with a gift of tax-burdened assets (like IRAs, 401(k), or savings bonds) to Lafayette Urban Ministry. We hope you will remember the Lafayette Urban Ministry in your will.


If you are interested in beginning the conversation, please email or call Joe Micon, LUM executive director, who is eager to meet with you (jmicon@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691). To give to LUM online, click HERE.

Whatever you decide —we sincerely hope you have a fruitful Lenten journey and a blessed Easter.


More information on Giving to LUM may be found HERE.


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