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Lutheran Services Carolinas announces The Foundation for Abundant Living

Lutheran Services Carolinas announces The Foundation for Abundant Living

By Katie Scarvey

Director of Communications, Lutheran Services Carolinas

Lutheran Services Carolinas is happy to announce the creation of The Foundation for Abundant Living, which will replace the Lutheran Services for the Aging Foundation.

The Foundation for Abundant Living was created to provide a giving avenue that encompasses the entire outreach of Lutheran Services Carolinas. The foundation will allow people to invest in the long-term success of the child and family services part of the LSC mission, as well as its services for the aging.

The foundation will hold the gifts in a “savings account,” spending only the interest to underwrite the mission. This not only creates assets that give LSC the collateral for continued expansion of services but also a perpetual source of income for all the partners with whom we walk.

Within the foundation, a For the Children Endowment will be developed. These funds will serve children and young adults in urgent need across the Carolinas: children in foster care, young adults transitioning out of foster care, and children dealing with traumatic brain injuries or other developmental challenges. The foundation will provide a way to invest in their successful treatment and care.
In addition to holding endowment funds, the foundation will also apply for grants to support the work of LSC across the Carolinas.
LSC Chief Development Officer Richard Duncan has been named president of the foundation by the LSC Board of Trustees. If you or someone you know is interested in making a cash, stock, or planned gift to the For the Children Endowment or would like to create an endowment for any of the ministries of Lutheran Services Carolinas, please contact Duncan at (704) 603-1660.

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Contact Information

ELCA South Carolina Synod
1003 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone 803-765-0590
Fax 803-252-5558

Mission Partners

We are over half way to our goal! Join the effort to launch Latino ministry to new levels in South Carolina. Make your gift today.

And, help us reach the $50,000 challenge if at least half of our congregations participate. Click here for more information about how congregations can share this story with your members.

This is Christ’s Church. There is a place for you here.

We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person–questions, complexities and all. Join us as we do God’s work in Christ’s name for the life of the world.

Contact Information

ELCA South Carolina Synod
1003 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone 803-765-0590
Fax 803-252-5558

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