Tag Archives: Port of Hope

LUM Programs – Save the Dates – Get Engaged

Planning for a Better Tomorrow


Hunger Hike  (Sunday, September 20)

– Join us in the Fight Against Hunger — locally, regionally & globally — by participating in Hunger Hike 2020. Hunger Hike offers many ways for individuals, churches, groups, organizations, teams, families and companies to raise funds to fight hunger. Walk and raise funds on your own or create a Team and raise funds as a group. Make a donation online, support a Team & become a Corporate Sponsor.

Hunger Hike benefits Lafayette Urban Ministry Food Programs, Food Finders Food Bank, Inc. and St. Thomas Aquinas Haiti Ministry. If an outdoor event is not feasible the committee is exploring a virtual event. Find everything you need to start fundraising on the Hunger Hike website — go to hungerhike.org.


Port of Hope  (Thursday, November 5)

– Port of Hope is an evening fundraising event in support of the LUM  Immigration Clinic . For many families in our community the LUM Immigration Clinic is their “Port of Hope.” Please support the work of the LUM Immigration Clinic by attending Port of Hope. Port of Hope is a festive event with lots of food from local restaurants, a Market Place featuring unique experiences and items from around the world and entertainment by musicians from around the world.


Turkey Trot 5K Run  (Thursday, November 26)

– Start off your Thanksgiving day with the Turkey Trot 5K Run 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 5K Run proceeds benefit local families through the programs and services at Lafayette Urban Ministry.


Community Thanksgiving Celebration  (Thursday, November 26)

– The LUM Greater Lafayette Interfaith 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 preparing food, volunteering or making a donation.


Jubilee Christmas  (Saturday, December 12)

– LUM Jubilee Christmas serves more than 600 families impacting more than 1,800 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.


COVID-19 Response – Planning for these events is well underway. LUM is monitoring the COVID-19 situation daily, and the health and safety of our participants, volunteers and staff members are the highest priority. The event planning teams are hopeful that these events will be better than ever this year, and alternative plans are being explored for virtual or mix platform programs. Check the LUM website for the most up-to-date information on each event. PLEASE – Save the dates and support LUM and these important events.

Port of Hope 2019 – Tremendous Success

Community Comes Together to Support the
LUM Immigration Clinic


The fourth annual Port of Hope fundraiser benefiting the LUM Immigration Clinic was another resounding success. Enthusiastic guests partnered with good food, lively music, hearty conversation, and thought provoking art to celebrate the diversity that is Greater Lafayette and our immigrant community. 
 
Many thanks to our sponsorsrestaurants, and donors. These businesses and individuals generously give to the Immigration Clinic, and we ask that you show them your support and let them know that you saw them at Port of Hope. Without the support of our sponsors, donors, and guests, paired with efforts of our tireless volunteers, this successful event would not be possible. To view more photos, click HERE.
 
With your help and the help of everyone who contributed, the Port of Hope is on track to raise more than $41,000. All funds raised support the continued mission of the Immigration Clinic. If you weren’t able to attend, your donation would still be greatly appreciated.
 

Make a Donation Button
Immigration Clinic

 

Port of Hope – Tickets on Sale Now



Port of Hope is an exciting fundraising event in support of the LUM Immigration Clinic. The program includes hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants, live music, a Market Place with unique experiences, and a cash bar.
Port of Hope details are as follows:

  • Date: Thursday, November 7
  • Time: 5:30 – 8 p.m.
  • Place: Lafayette Brewing Co., 622 Main St., Lafayette
  • Tickets: $50 per person – to purchase tickets, click HERE
  • Volunteer – to sign up to volunteer, click HERE
  • More information: go to lumserve.org/port-of-hope

If you are not able to attend you may make a donation directly to the LUM Immigration Clinic. If your business or group would like to become an event sponsor, call or email us (765-423-2691 | immigration@lumserve.org).


Make a Donation Button
Immigration Clinic

Port of Hope – Marketplace Items Announced


PORT of HOPE – fundraising event for the LUM Immigration Clinic
Live Entertainment | Hors d’oeuvres | Marketplace | Cash Bar
Thursday, November 7 | 5:30-8 p.m.
Lafayette Brewing Co., 622 Main Street
$50 per person – must be 21 to attend


The 4th annual fundraiser for the LUM Immigration ClinicPort of Hope, has announced this year’s Marketplace items. Close to 200 experiences at 17 special events are available for purchase at the Port of Hope event or online ahead of time. Check out the list of Marketplace experiences and review the details of each online HERE.

To purchase spots in these Marketplace experiences, email PortofHope2019@yahoo.com.

For Marketplace details, click HERE.


Marketplace Items – Available NOW

  • AFGHANI DINNER
  • BISCOTTI, MADELEINES, GINGERSNAPS, OH MY!
  • CHRISTMAS BRUNCH at Acorn Bed & Breakfast
  • COOKIE BAKING & BRUNCH with JILL HARDEBECK
  • CREATE YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE with Cunningham Restaurant Group
  • From POLAND with LOVE
  • HOLIDAY TEA at Whittaker Inn
  • HOOLEY in the KITCHEN
  • ITALIAN DINNER – Confessions and Cannoli
  • LATINO DANCE PARTY
  • NIGHT OUT with Purdue Convocations and Maru Sushi
  • PIZZA, PIZZA!
  • PLAY with CLAY
  • Purdue DISCOVERY PARK TOUR
  • SPRINGTIME in PARIS – A French Dinner
  • Tippecanoe County COURTHOUSE TOUR with DINNER at Digby’s Pub & Patio
  • TREATS for YOUR SWEETS – Delivered on VALENTINES DAY

Don’t forget to get your tickets for the most exciting event of the season — Port of Hope. Tickets are limited, so purchase your tickets in advance.


Make a Donation Button
Immigration Clinic

Seasonal Flavor #1 – Port of Hope

Immigration Clinic Fundraiser – November 7

Port of Hope is an exciting fundraising event in support of the LUM Immigration Clinic. The program includes hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants, live music, a Market Place with unique experiences, and a cash bar.
Port of Hope details are as follows:

  • Date: Thursday, November 7
  • Time: 5:30 – 8 p.m.
  • Place: Lafayette Brewing Co., 622 Main St., Lafayette
  • Tickets: $50 per person – to purchase tickets, click HERE
  • Volunteer – to sign up to volunteer, click HERE
  • More information: go to lumserve.org/port-of-hope

If you are not able to attend you may make a donation directly to the LUM Immigration Clinic. If your business or group would like to become an event sponsor, call or email us (765-423-2691 | immigration@lumserve.org).


Make a Donation Button
Immigration Clinic

Seasonal Flavors

November & December Events at LUM

The Fall & Winter season is always exciting and busy at LUM. There is one community event, two fundraisers and a Christmas assistance program for local families. Please attend and support these programs if you are able. Donations and volunteers are most welcome. For information on the Fall & Winter events at LUM, click on the name of the event below.

For information on all LUM events, click HERE.


Make a Donation Button
Donate to LUM

LUM Fall & Winter Events Announced

Mark Your Calendar. Save the Date. See You There.

Hunger Hike

Hunger Hike (September 22) is three weeks away. NOW is the perfect time to get started! The Hunger Hike 3K Walk kicks off on Sunday, September 22 at 2 p.m. at Riehle Plaza, Lafayette.

Hunger Hike is an annual community fundraising event whose mission is to Raise Awareness & Make a Difference in the Fight Against Hunger — locally, regionally & globally. It’s the perfect event for a team or group — church group, student organization, civic group or your family. Put together a Hunger Hike team and start raising money using our online fundraising site — or any way you choose. We hope you’ll consider joining our Fight against Hunger. Here’s how to get started:

Donate | Online Fundraising Site | More Info: go to hungerhike.org |

If you run and/or own a business — you also may become a Hunger Hike Event Sponsor. If interested, email hungerhike@lumserve.org for more information.


Port of Hope

Port of Hope (November 7) – 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.


Thanksgiving Celebration

Greater Lafayette Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Celebration (November 28) – 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

Turkey Trot 5K Run (November 28) – Start off your Thanksgiving day with the Turkey Trot 5K Run 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

Jubilee Christmas (December 14) – 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.


For more information about LUM Events, click HERE.

Port of Hope — Volunteers Needed



Port of Hope, fundraiser event for the LUM Immigration Clinic(Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Lafayette Brewing Co.), needs volunteers.Volunteer opportunities for Port of Hope are as follows:

  • Set Up – Wednesday, November 7, 5-7 p.m.
  • Set Up & Staff the Event – Thursday, Nov. 8, 3-8 p.m.
  • Clean Up – Thursday, Nov. 9, 7:45-9 p.m.

Become a volunteer at the LUM Port of Hope event and help create a fun and educational experience — all in support of the programs & services offered by the LUM Immigration Clinic.

The 2nd annual LUM Immigration Clinic benefit, Port of Hope, was a wonderful success raising more than $20,000 for the LUM Immigration Clinic.


Make a Donation Button
Immigration Clinic

 

Marketplace at Port of Hope


| Home | Tickets | Marketplace ItemsEvent Sponsors | Volunteer | Donate |


Make a Donation Button
Marketplace – Port of Hope


Be certain to visit the Marketplace at the 2019 Port of Hope. There will be an outstanding assortment of experiences certain to tempt your eye and please your palate. Share laughter, smiles, great food, terrific conversation and beautiful artwork while meeting new friends and rekindling old friendships. Check back often — more experiences will be added. Don’t miss out on the fun — advance purchase of these items is available. Please send your request to PortofHope2019@yahoo.com, and you will be sent details for payment.


2019 Marketplace Items


HOLIDAY TEA at the WHITTAKER INN
Take a deep breath and step into the calming farmhouse setting that is the Whittaker Inn.  Enjoy a traditional British tea with Chef Andrew and Elizabeth in their beautiful new West Lafayette inn.  The holidays will be in the air, Christmas trees twinkling, and a fire roaring in the fireplace. The tables will be adorned with an array of artfully crafted fare from the freshest, locally sourced ingredients.  What a wonderful respite from the bustle of the season; the perfect opportunity to nourish both the body and the soul!

  •  Wednesday, December 18, 3:00 pm
  •  Thank you to Elizabeth and Andrew Whittaker
  •  Limited to 8 guests, $40 per guest

A HOOLEY in the KITCHEN
The dictionary defines a hooley as an Irish party with music, and nobody does a hooley like the Beardmores!  The sofas will be pushed back, the beer will be cold, the Irish stew hot, and the music just right for this early St. Patrick’s celebration!

  • Friday, March 13, 6:30 pm
  • Thank you to Noreen and Mike Beardmore, Nine Irish Brothers, Susan and Michael Brouillette, and Patti O’Callaghan
  • Limited to 50 guests, $65 per guest

CHRISTMAS BRUNCH AT THE ACORN BED AND BREAKFAST
Hospitality is in Grace and Mel’s blood. For nearly 25 years they operated Lafayette landmark Sarge Oak’s Restaurant.  They now welcome you to their home, the Acorn Bed and Breakfast, a charming 100+ year old bungalow. The inn will be decked out in all it’s holiday finery- including Grace’s amazing cooking skills!  As a special treat, you will go home with a breakfast strata, perfect for entertaining those upcoming holiday guests. 

  • Saturday, December 7, 11:00 am
  • Thank you to Grace and Mel Brutsman
  • Limited to 8 guests, $60 per guest

COOKIE BAKING and BRUNCH with JILL HARDEBECK
Just about anyone who has had children go through the Catholic schools in recent years knows about Jill’s cookie baking skills.  Jill swears she has no secrets, but there has to be something because they are so darn good. You will enjoy a delicious brunch, then practice some baking tricks on a few of her favorite recipes.  And the best part is, you will get to go home with some treats ready to pop in the oven and enjoy with a warm mug of cocoa.

  •  Saturday, February 8, 10:00am
  •   Thank you to Jill Hardebeck
  •  Limited to 7 guests, $55 per guest

TREATS FOR YOUR SWEETS- HAND DELIVERED ON VALENTINES DAY 2020
It couldn’t be easier- or more delicious- to show your love for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.  Doily and Scones European Bakery will carefully curate an assortment of lovingly hand-crafted European inspired pastries, cookies and treats.  Your gift will be packaged and hand delivered to your sweetheart on Valentines Day 2020. Please note, delivery is restricted to within Lafayette/West Lafayette city limits.

  • Thank you to Doilies and Scones
  • Limited to 6 packages, $45 per package

A LATINO DANCE PARTY
When you can’t make it to Colombia, Colombia comes to you! What a wonderful way to spend a winter afternoon- refreshing drinks, including a specially created Latino cocktail, satisfying hors d’oeuvres, and a vibrant Columbian dance class.  No experience is necessary, just bring comfortable shoes, a curious mind, and a sense of humor as Dora will provide the rest.

  • Sunday, December 15, 4:00 pm
  • Thank you to Dora Tobar and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe
  • Limited to 20 guests, $50 per person

SPRINGTIME IN PARIS- A French Dinner
Spring is in the air and delicious French cuisine will grace the table at this lovely dinner.

Thoughtfully selected and lovingly prepared by our hostess, Dr Dora Tobar, the evening will be a delightful blend of food, conversation and a certain joie de vivre.  Vive la France!

  • Saturday, February 8, 6:30 pm
  • Thank you to Dora Tobar and  Dominique van der Mensbrugghe
  • Limited to 12 guests, $95 per person

PLAY WITH  CLAY
Join Scott Frankenberger in his potter studio for an afternoon of drink, nibbles and demonstration of his craft. Scott has been spinning his magic at the potter’s wheel since 1974, developing a trail of collectors spanning the globe.  You will have the chance to see past and current work, learn about his techniques, and try your own hand at decorating an individual plate. Your decorated piece will subsequently be fired at a later date and returned to you. Don’t miss this chance to have your own personalized ‘Frankenberger.’

  • Saturday, April 4, 2:00 pm
  •  Thank you to Scott Frankenberger
  •   Limited to 10 guests, $65 per person

PIZZA, PIZZA!!!
Dave Sommers lives, breathes, and yes, eats pizza.  When not operating the local Mad Mushroom pizza shops, Dave has traveled the world with the United States Pizza Team competing in artisan pizza competitions while further honing his craft.  Dave will take a break from the circuit to spend an evening with guests to share his knowledge of how to craft a truly remarkable pizza at home. After this hands on experience, you will have the chance to sit down with a cold drink and enjoy the fruits of your labor.  You may even go home with a few balls of dough to share your newly found skills with loved ones.

  • Wednesday, March 4, 6:00 pm
  • Thank you to Dave Sommers
  • Limited to 8 guests, $55 per person

AFGHANI DINNER
Afghan’s culinary specialties reflect its ethnic and geographic diversity.  Rice dishes are culturally the most important parts of a meal, and therefore much time and effort is spent creating them. Join us for a lovely evening of warm, comforting foods, flowing wines, and lively conversation, generously prepared by local chef, Miriam Alamyar, all presented in a lovely setting by the Tippecanoe River.

  • Saturday, March  28, 6:30 pm
  • Thank you to Miriam Alamyar and Michael and Susan Brouillette
  • Limited to 10 guests, $85 per guest

PURDUE UNIVERSITY DISCOVERY PARK TOUR
See the future today as we have a private guided tour of the state of the art Bindley BioSciences and Birck Nanotechnology Centers.  Nanotechnology, the engineering of functional systems at the molecular scale, has the ability to impact every aspect of our daily lives.  See how Purdue is leading the charge on this exciting technology. You will also have the unique opportunity to hear a director of the park share exciting expansion plans for Discovery Park District and the Aerospace District.

  • Wednesday, February 12, 5:00 pm
  • Thank you to Discovery Park at Purdue University
  • Limited to 12 guests, $60 per guest

A NIGHT OUT with Purdue Convos and Maru Sushi
You deserve a night out!  Start the evening at Maru Sushi, with a $60 gift certificate before wandering over to the Loeb Theatre for a truly world class performance.  The evening includes two tickets for a Purdue convocation of your choice (select from Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin,  Guangdong Modern Dance Company, or Third Coast Percussion.)

  • February or March, you choose the show
  • Thank you to Purdue Convos and Maru Sushi
  • Limited to one couple, $120

FROM POLAND with LOVE
The perfect antidote to a cold winter evening, Polish cuisine is rich, warm, and comforting.  Join us in the kitchen to learn how to make pierogi and warm up your heart with a healthy rosol soup (Polish style chicken noodle soup) as well as other Polish delicacies.  Na zdrowie!  (to your good health!)

  • Saturday, January 11 at 6:30 pm
  • Thank you to Beata and Fabio Ribero and Deb and Tom Parent
  • Limited to 12 guests, $70 per person

Confessions and Cannoli: AN ITALIAN DINNER
You won’t forgive yourself if you miss this dinner!  Father Patrick is no stranger to the kitchen, having learned to cook at his Italian mother’s side. The wine will be flowing with much “cibo delizioso” and great conversation.  Who knows, you may even be speaking fluent Italian by the end of the night . Ciao!

  • Saturday, January 25, 6:30 pm
  • Thank you to Fr. Patrick Baikauskas, OP and Deb & Tom Parent
  • Limited to 8 guests, $95 per guest

CREATE YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE with CUNNINGHAM RESTAURANT GROUP
The CRG operates nearly 30 restaurants in three states, including Lafayette’s own Bru Burger Bar.  Offering award winning cuisine, each of the restaurants provide exceptional service and quality dishes that make Cunningham Restaurant Group truly unique.  Whatever you might be craving, there is a CRG restaurant sure to whet your appetite.   

  •   Limited to 5- $100 Gift Certificates, $100 each
  •   Thank you to the Cunningham Restaurant Group

BISCOTTI, MADELEINES, GINGERSNAPS, OH MY!!!!!
Just in time for holiday visitors and guests, or that perfect gift for that difficult-to-buy-for friend or colleague,  Aparna will bake an amazing assortment of internationally inspired seasonal favorites sure to leave you wanting more. Please note, cookie delivery is restricted to Greater Lafayette during the month of December (exact date subject to baker’s choice).

  • Hand delivered for holiday giving and entertaining during December
  • Thank you to Aparna Puri
  • Limited to 8 packages of cookies, $50 per packages

TIPPECANOE COUNTY COURTHOUSE TOUR with DINNER AT DIGBY’S PUB & PATIO
County Commissioner Tom Murtaugh will give a private, behind the scenes tour of the historic Tippecanoe County Courthouse. Enjoy a unique perspective of this local icon, including a rare glimpse of the restored clock tower and have the opportunity to see the unrivaled view of downtown Lafayette and holiday lights from the top of the dome! There is no better way to enjoy the reverse perspective of the courthouse than from Digby’s Pub on the square, where we will gather over a sandwich and drink to share favorite highlights of the tour.   

  • Monday, December 9th,  5:00 pm
  • Thank you to Tom Murtaugh and Digby’s Pub and Patio
  • Limited to 12 guests, $45 per person

THROW a LEGENDARY PARTY with LAFAYETTE LEGENDS!
Whether it be cheering on the Boilers in the Final Four, poker night, game night, family reunion, tailgating with RDP, or a class party, any event will be made more memorable when you spend it with these Lafayette legends- Bruno’s pizza and Bruno dough, Arni’s pizza, sandwiches and junior salads, Walt’s Pub & Grill’s famous wings and chili, Dog & Suds coney dogs and root beer, and Igloo Frozen Custard washed down with fruit drink! Thank you to Arni’s  Bruno’s, Dog & Suds, Igloo Frozen Custard, and Walt’s Pub & Grill.

  • Arni’s: 2-  $50 gift certificate; 1-  $25 gift certificate
  • Bruno’s: 1-  $100 gift certificate
  • Dog & Suds: 2-  $50 gift certificate
  • Igloo Frozen Custard: 1-  $100 gift certificate
  • Walt’s Pub & Grill: 2-  $50 gift certificate

GIRLS NIGHT OUT – NEW YEAR, NEW YOU AFTER-HOURS PARTY with MERLE NORMAN
After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, dedicate an evening just to you!  The women of Merle Norman will pamper you with food, fun, facials, and boutique shopping. Each guest will receive a $25 gift to spend that evening.  After all, don’t you deserve some attention too?

  • Tuesday, January 7,  6:00 pm
  • Thank you to Merle Norman Cosmetics and Boutique
  • Limited to 8 guests, $40 per person

Don’t miss out on the fun — advance purchase of these items is available. Please send your request to PortofHope2019@yahoo.com, and you will be sent details for payment.


Make a Donation Button
Marketplace – Port of Hope


Fall is Here – LUM Fall Events Preview


Port of Hope – Benefits LUM Immigration Clinic
| Thursday, November 8 | 5:30 – 8 p.m. | Lafayette Brewing Co. |

| $40 per person | Live Entertainment | Hors d’oeuvres | Cash Bar | Silent Auction |

You are cordially invited to attend the 3rd annual Port of Hope fundraising event for the LUM Immigration Clinic. Port of Hope is a festive event with lots of food, dancing, and fun. The event will also feature a Marketplace, where you’ll be able to purchase one of a kind experiences & opportunities. Do not miss this opportunity to mingle with friends, old and new, while at the same time celebrating the melting pot that is greater Lafayette. The money raised at the event will go towards supplies, continuing education and legal training, database fees, postage, naturalization workbooks, document searches, and law books.

Purchase your tickets now to be sure that you don’t miss an evening of merriment like nothing you have ever experienced — while supporting a great cause.

For Tickets, click HERE.

Make a Donation Button
Immigration Clinic


Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk

| Thursday, November 22 | 8 a.m.  start time |
| Cattail Trail Loop, West Lafayette | $35 per person |

The Turkey Trot 5K is open to runners of all ages and abilities and welcomes runners, walkers, dogs, strollers, wagons, turkey hats and more. The Turkey Trot 5K convenes at the Walmart in West Lafayette and follows the Cattail Trail Loop — which is flat and paved and allows participants to run on a scenic route through the Celery Bog nature area on a crisp November morning. Advanced registration is encouraged but race day walk-ups are welcome!

All Turkey Trot 5K proceeds directly support the programs and services offered by Lafayette Urban Ministry. To register, go to turkeytrot5krun.org.


Community Thanksgiving Celebration
| Thursday, November 22 | Noon-2 p.m. |
| Central Presbyterian Church, Lafayette | FREE to all |

The Annual Community Thanksgiving Celebration is a true community event, where everyone is welcome; and LUM relies on donations of money, food & supplies, and time from the community as well.

More than 800 people will be served. There are many opportunities for YOU to serve your community neighbors on Thanksgiving morning. Make a difference this Thanksgiving holiday — donate your time cooking, serving, entertaining, hosting, greeting, setting up, cleaning up, and more. Lots of food and supplies are needed, too — donate food or make a cash donation to make this special community event possible.

To donate or sign up to volunteer, click HERE.