LUM Immigration Clinic Client Becomes US Citizen
Luis Urbano Completes His Pathway to Citizenship
Recently, another LUM  Immigration Clinic client became a US citizen L  uis Urbano .

Luis first came to LUM for help in preparing his income taxes. When he discovered that LUM also offered assistance with immigration issues, he set up a meeting with the LUM Immigration Clinic for advice and assistance with the status of his children. Eventually, Luis, who is originally from Peru, decided to start his own process to become a US citizen. He attended the LUM Citizenship Classes  and was tutored by LUM volunteer, Adelia Sorge, for several months.

LUM is thrilled to announce that on July 7 at a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Field Office in Indianapolis, Luis Urbano was sworn in as a US citizen with his family in attendance. All of his hard work and the assistance from LUM has paid off. {Pictured above L to R: Betty Urbano, Luis's sister; Luis Urbano; Alex Urbano, Luis's son; Claudia Urbano, Luis's daughter; and Maggie Urbano, Alex's wife/Luis's daughter-in-law.}

Currently, Susan Brouillette, LUM Immigration Clinic director, is working with individuals who hope to become US citizens soon. For more information about the LUM Immigration Clinic, click  HERE ; or email or call Susan Brouillette ( sbrouillette@lumserve.org  | 765-423-2691). If you wish to invest in the LUM Immigration Clinic, please make a donation today.
Countdown to Hunger Hike - 8 Weeks to Go
Start Fundraising Today - Hunger Hike 2018
| Hunger Hike - Kick-off Event | Sunday, September 16 | Riehle Plaza | 2 p.m. |
| HH5K Run | Saturday, September 15 | Celery Bog Nature Area | 9 a.m. |
Hunger Hike 2018 is only 8 weeks away.
If you wish to support Hunger Hike, please make a donation today. To learn more about the impact and importance of your gift , click HERE .

Now would also be a perfect time to create a Team for your church or organization and begin raising money for Hunger Hike.
Go to hungerhike.org for more information.

Join us in the Fight Against Hunger locally, regionally & globally — through the good work of Lafayette Urban Ministry, Food Finders Food Bank, Inc. & the Haiti Ministry at St. Thomas Aquinas .

Thanks in advance for your support of Hunger Hike. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email hungerhike@lumserve.org, call  765-423-2691 or go to hungerhike.org .
LUM Camp Awarded $5,000 Community Grant
Riley Children's Foundation Awards Grant to LUM
Riley Children’s Foundation, the fund raising organization supporting Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, has awarded a $5,000 community grant to LUM Camp 2018 . This week, Joe Micon, LUM executive director, received the grant during a check presentation led by Riley Children’s Foundation Board of Governors representative, Stephen Pennell. {Pictured L to R: Stephen Pennell, Joe Micon, Susan Miles & Kelly Coleman.}

The mission of Riley Children’s Foundation is to secure the health and well-being of children everywhere. In accordance with that mission, the Community Grants Program was established to make a difference in communities throughout Indiana.

On behalf of our campers, LUM is grateful that the Riley Children’s Foundation has agreed to support LUM Camp with such a generous gift. This gift will have a tremendous positive impact on LUM Camp and the experience of our campers.
LUM Camp is an overnight camp from July 31 - August 3  for boys and girls 8, 9 & 10 years old. Attending are children who are from families served by Lafayette Urban Ministry. Our camp is one of Indiana’s most well-respected summer camp programs for at-risk children. This year as the theme  Let Your Light Shine! indicates, the LUM Camper will learn about "light" and how to let their lights shine.

If you would like to sponsor a camper, please donate to LUM Camp today. Each donation of $150 sends one local child to LUM Camp.
LUM Camp - A Few More Good Counselors Needed
LUM Camp 2018 Starts in 12 Days
Would you, or someone you know, make a good  LUM Camp Counselor ? Just a few more are needed.

Volunteer camp counselors must be at least 18 years old, enjoy working with children and be able to spend the entire week at camp.

Counselors are needed from 11 a.m. Monday,  July 30  to 4 p.m. Friday,  August 3 . For additional information, click  HERE . PLEASE SHARE.