Share Your Gifts

“And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good work.” – 2 Corinthians 9:8

LSS Foundation donors are in expert hands as they journey through the many ways that they can make an impact on the world through the ministries of LSS.

As an LSS Foundation donor, you will receive resources, financial education, and investment and endowment-management services to help make major or planned gifts to the LSS services and programs that mean so much to you.

In close partnership with the ELCA Foundation the LSS Foundation assists individuals and congregations with the following:

  • Bequests
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Charity Remainder Trusts
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Donor-Directed Distribution Agreements
  • Gifts made through Wills, Trusts or Estates
  • Gifts of Cash, Stock, Securities, Grain and Marketable Commodities and Real Estate
  • Named Endowment funds
  • Qualified Charitable Distributions from your IRA

Specialized services for Congregations are listed below:

  • Endowment Investing
  • Estate Planning Presentations for Congregations
  • Individual Campaigns*
  • Mission Endowment Funds
  • Step-by-Step Guidance for Congregations

*Individual Campaigns: Periodically LSS embarks on a special fundraising campaign for a specific program need. Partnering congregations can participate in these campaigns through special collections, challenge/matching grants, individual member support, etc. These campaigns offer congregations the opportunity to provide direct support for an immediate need while directly connecting to LSS and the specific cause at hand.



Jackie Harcourt

Vice President – Fundraising

Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan


(262) 305-5952 – cell

(414) 246-2701 – office



Cindy Halverson

Regional Gift Planner

ELCA Foundation of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan


(773) 380-2572 – cell

(414) 544-2008 – office


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For information or to make a gift:

Call (262) 794-7810 or

email donorrelations@lsswis.org 

Please send gifts to:

PO Box 88738

Milwaukee, WI 53288 


6737 W. Washington Street, Suite 2275 | West Allis, WI  53214 



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