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Port of Hope - Thursday, November 9
Fundraising Event for the LUM Immigration Clinic
Journey beyond our shores and back by trying tasty delights from around the world and bidding at the market place of items from ports of call in Lafayette and around the world.

In order to celebrate the melting pot that is Greater Lafayette, including the large contingent of international students at Purdue, the LUM Immigration Clinic is presenting the “ Port of Hope” Fundraiser on Thursday, November 9 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Lafayette Brewing Co. in downtown Lafayette. There will be hors d’oeuvres & appetizers from local restaurants, international and American, as well as live entertainment from around the world and a silent auction featuring handmade, global items.

To make your reservations TODAY online, click HERE. If you are not able to attend the Port of Hope event but still wish to make an investment in the LUM Immigration Clinic, donate online—click HERE.
Thanksgiving Day Events - November 23
The 31 st annual Lafayette Urban Ministry Community Thanksgiving Celebration is a holiday meal for approximately 800 guests with live entertainment.

Event details are as follows:
  • Thanksgiving Day—Thursday, November 23
  • Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Central Presbyterian Church
  • FREE

The FREE meal includes a traditional Thanksgiving feast with turkey, dressing/stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and a variety of pies & desserts.

DONATIONS of food & supplies & VOLUNTEERS are needed.
Each year early on Thanksgiving morning, hundreds of local runners & walkers participate in the Turkey Trot 5K Run. It’s a great way to help those in our community in need while celebrating a holiday of “thanksgiving.”

Details are as follows:
  • Thanksgiving Day—Thursday, November 23
  • 8 a.m.
  • McAllister Park, Lafayette
  • Registration: $35 Adult; $10 Youth
Runners, walkers, families, strollers & dogs are welcome. All proceeds benefit Lafayette Urban Ministry.

To register for the 5K Run go to 
Jubilee Christmas - December 9
Donations & Volunteers Needed
The 38 th annual LUM Jubilee Christmas will host over 800 local families impacting over 1,900 children. The program strengthens low-income families by supporting the important roles of moms and dads — and making the parents the heroes at Christmas. Details are as follows:
  • Saturday, December 9
  • 30 different sites

DONATIONS of new, unwrapped toys, clothing (0 to 12), and quilts/family blankets are needed. Donations accepted starting Monday, November 27 from 1-5 p.m. at the LUM Office (420 N 4th Street, Lafayette). To view our JC Wish List, click HERE.

VOLUNTEERS are needed for the Donation Center and Jubilee Christmas, part 2 on December 9 and a few more. To sign up, click HERE.

Go to to donate & sign up to volunteer.