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Give the gift of family

Thank you for your interest in Giving the Gift of Family by fostering immigrant and refugee youth!

We would not be able to fully welcome and protect vulnerable migrants without your generous support.

To advance your inquiry, please see next steps as followed:

  • Please visit https://lirs.org/fostercare/ to learn more about our programs.
  • You can contact our nearest partner agency directly HERE and they will be able to advise you, regarding the next steps for applying to be a foster parent. **Those interested in becoming a foster parent would need to follow state and agency guidelines for training and licensing.
  • If you do not see a LIRS affiliate near you, contact the US Conference of Catholic Bishop partners HERE.
  • To address the most urgent needs facing these children, consider making a tax-deductible contribution HERE

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service


Your monthly gift will provide a Fresh Change welcome bag to a newcomer. 


Offer a warm welcome to refugee children and families today!