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Welcome to our “Friends Asking Friends” Websites

Please sign up as a participant to walk with us in October and then ask your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers and business associates to support your walk to help people in need.

This amazing program lets you set up a personal pledge page in just minutes, which then allows you to e-mail your supporters for online donations. They can donate by credit card or check, and will receive an instant tax deductible receipt.

All donations for these events will help the LSS of Southern California in your area continue to serve thousands of people everyday!

* To view detailed information for each location’s walk, it is recommended to view their page within a browser on a desktop computer.


Sign Up Here

Ventura County
CLU’s Kingsmen Park, Thousand Oaks
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San Fernando Valley
LIFEhouse Lutheran Church, Northridge
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South Bay / Long Beach
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Long Beach
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Orange County – Anaheim
Yorba Regional Park, Anaheim
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Orange County – Fullerton
First Lutheran Church, Fullerton
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Big Bear Valley / Rural San Bernardino County
Virtual Walk
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San Gabriel Valley
Virtual Walk
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Riverside Area
Hope Lutheran Church, Riverside
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Central City Lutheran Mission
San Bernardino High School, San Bernardino
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Lutheran Social Services of Southern California is a 501(c)3 Organization. All donations are tax deductible. A receipt will be emailed to you for your records.
Ambassadors are short-term volunteers who open doors for our organization in the community, introducing new people at our bi-monthly Fostering Community Care event. These are one hour awareness events only (no solicitations are made) to expose people to the great work of LSS Community Care. To become an Ambassador here are your responsibilities:
  1. 1 – Attend at least one Fostering Community Care event during the calendar year
  2. 2 – Host or invite and bring 10-15 guests to one Fostering Community Care event within 3 months of your attending one yourself.
  3. 3 – Inform your invited guests of what the Fostering Community Care meeting will be about, and let them know that they will receive a follow up call from the organization
  4. 4 – Ambassadors will complete their commitment after bringing 10-15 persons within the 3 month time period. An Ambassador has the option to complete after one term, continue for another 3 month term or move into another role on the team.
Become an Ally

Allies are community members who want to be in a supportive, intentional, befriending relationship with an individual or family working to get out of poverty.

Other ways to help the Southern California Family Support Initiative
  • Be an Ad-Hoc Ally – share your special skill or talent
  • Be a member of your local Community Leadership Team
  • Assist with weekly Child Care/Children’s Programs
  • Be a Community Spokesman – talk about the initiative and recruit others to join
  • Financially Sponsor a Family Leader
  • Facilitate/assist with Training Our Leaders and Allies
  • Behind-the-scenes work – internet research, graphic design, writing
We are actively seeking individuals and groups to be a part of our on-going mission to serve those in need. LSS administers over 50 specialized programs and services throughout the Southern California region. Contact your nearest LSS Center to hear about the local opportunities they have available.
Be a positive role model
Give back to others and help change lives
Transform communities
Spend your time doing something rewarding
Meet new people
Have fun
Learn new skills, share your talents, build your resume

The life you change most – may be your own!