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Lutheran Social Services of Nevada in the News

Fox5's Cassie Mlynarek came to LSSN to speak with Chief Programs Director, Cherry Richardson, Empowerment Services Manager, Mark Zellmer, and Family Case Manager Trnee Stephenson about the nearly $2 million grant we were awarded by Clark County for our Rapid Rehousing Program. Thanks to the grant, LSSN will be able to provide 60 literally homeless families in the valley with a home and other supportive services to help them become stable and self-sufficient once more.

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Ruth Wootten to retire after nearly six decades of hospital volunteering

University Lutheran Church, Tempe, AZ, shares news articles of Ruth Wootten: “Ruth Wootten has consistently volunteered for 57 years, most recently at Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert. She has most recently manned the information desk at the center, "where she helps visitors with a smile."

Watch news of Ruth on Fox 10, 12 News, and ABC 15.

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In the News: Refugees, community groups come together to celebrate World Refugee Day

Tanque Verde Lutheran Church and Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest got a mention in this Tucson.com article. “Refugees and community resource groups in Tucson celebrated the day with live music, food and children’s games and activities. Community groups also provided information for refugees as they integrate into the Tucson community.”

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Moving graffiti from the streets to the steeple

From the Marana News: “Michael Schultz’s family was surprised he didn’t burst into flames when he walked into church. 

As a graffiti artist, Schultz estimates he painted 60 boxcars by the age of 17. Now, as an adult, his days of covert canvassing are behind him. Schultz, along with Pastor Lars Hammar, organizes Open Space Church, a location promoting a crossroads of art and faith for the Tucson community.” Read the full article »

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