10 Ways to Support the LIRS Mission during the Holidays

1. Make a Donation

This holiday, give to a cause that really matters.

Your donation to LIRS will enable us to continue providing life-changing services to children and new Americans.

2. Shop For A Cause

You can support LIRS while you do your Christmas Shopping – and all year round – by simply using Amazon Smile and designating LIRS as your charity of choice.

3. Send A Message

Through our Hope for the Holidays Campaign, send a handmade card or message of hope to children and families spending their holiday in immigration detention.

4. Give a Gift

Through our Hope for the Holidays Campaign, you can help us purchase gifts for unaccompanied children and kids in detention this Christmas. Imagine the joy it will bring! 

5. Share a Meal

LIRS has developed a toolkit to help you reach out to a newcomer in your community and invite them to share a meal with you this holiday.

6. Leverage Your Lutheran

If you are a Thrivent Member, you can make a difference by directing your free Thrivent Choice Dollars® to Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service.

7. Advocate For Kids

Our country is at a crossroads right now, and there are leaders pushing to dismantle vital child welfare protections for children at the border. 

8. Visit a Detainee

Get hands on with our mission by visiting an individual in detention and offering compassionate words of welcome to someone desperately in need of hope.

9. Pray and Learn

Invite your congregation to celebrate Refugee Sunday and take the time to prayerfully reflect on the courage and resilience of the refugees we serve.

10. Become a Welcome Partner

There’s no better time to invest in our mission. In this unpredictable political climate, your monthly gift helps to sustain LIRS’s everyday work.

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