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From Doorsteps to Pantries—A Hunger Success Story

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Kali Fabal, Southeast Clinical Director for Lutheran Services Florida, was telling her team member to stop spending so much of their personal money on groceries for their immigrant clients. While Kali admired counselor Diana Davila’s commitment, Diana was using so much of her personal time, money and other resources to make sure families in the area had enough to eat.

How to Find Gratitude (Even When it’s Hard)

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The past 18 months have been trying for people across the world, yet in the midst of great loss and confusion, there is still so much to be grateful for. If you have been struggling to step into gratitude lately (especially as we enter into a season of Thanksgiving), here are three tips to help you alter your perspective.

Heartbreaking Loss, Family Support

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Erica Schlissel– an HR manager at Lutheran Services Florida– lost her sister-in-law to COVID. And the story of how it happened still haunts her.

Evicted And Alone

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She came through the door with the support of her walker, and it was clear she was distraught, frustrated.
Simeon—an Early Childhood Service Coordinator at a Children’s Board Family Resource Center, managed by LSF– knew there was something wrong, and prepared himself to offer support.

The Gas Station Reunion

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Erick Scott never forgets a face, especially if it belongs to one of the young people he’s worked with at the Oasis Youth Shelter.

More Than A Helping Hand

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She was thrilled but exhausting after delivering her new baby girl, but after a few moments, she noticed something was… off.

Finding Confidence in The Barbershop

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It was getting a little out of control, but he didn’t trust that anyone could help.
Dalton, a teen at the Oasis Youth Shelter in Fort Myers, needed a haircut, but there were obstacles.
“My hair had grown out bad but I didn’t have no money to get [a haircut].”

Refugee Crisis

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As Afghan and Haitian refugees are forced to leave the volatile and unsafe conditions of their home countries and make their way to the United States, LSF is working hard to arrange housing assistance, provide food, secure medical support, offer translation services, and equip them with pathways to employment and self-sufficiency.

More than Just a Hair-Do

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The first day of school was a few days away, and yet she just wasn’t ready.

Arianna had all her supplies and memorized her class schedule but she still didn’t feel… prepared. And the feeling hit her every time she passed the mirror.

Bank of America Offers Flu Shot Vouchers to Lutheran Services Clients

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As an extension of its ongoing support of Lutheran Services Florida, Bank of America has partnered with CVS Health to fund a no-cost flu voucher program to support primarily under-resourced communities of color. The vouchers will be available to LSF clients beginning October 11, 2021 through March 31, 2022.

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