LUM Follies - Make Your Reservation TODAY
Support Local Families & Children in Crisis
Save the Date for the  8th annual LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies . The event is a lighthearted evening of fine dining, entertainment, fun & good company — filled with delightful surprises. The best part is that 100% of the proceeds from this event go to the  LUM Good Samaritan Fund , an emergency financial assistance program that supports local families. LUM Follies’ Details and Schedule are as follows:
  • Friday, May 3
  • St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 4703 N 50 W, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Price: $50 per person; $400 per table (max. 8)
  • 5:30 p.m. — Reception & Silent Auction; 6:30 p.m. — Dinner; 7:30 p.m. — Follies Entertainment
  • Make your reservations ($50 per person; $400 per table) online HERE or by calling 765-423-2691.
  • If you wish to be an Event Sponsoremail or call us

The   LUM Good Samaritan Fund   is an emergency financial assistance program which provides our community’s neediest families and children with a strong and reliable safety net. Help is offered for utility bills, rent, and prescription medications. In  2018 , financial assistance was provided  1,780 times , and  $109,784  was shared.
LUM Income Tax Assistance in Full Swing
Impressive Program Statistics So Far
In just over a month, the LUM Tax Assistance Program has had a tremendous positive impact on our community. Some interesting statistics so far are as follows:
  • Total Income Tax Returns Filed – 206
  • Total Earned Income Credit – $105,749
  • Average Adjusted Gross Income – $21,823
  • Total Refund Amount – $362,503

LUM would not be able to offer this service without the skilled, trained volunteers who make this important LUM program such a success each year. At LUM, taxpayers get one-on-one help from IRS-certified volunteers who prepare their taxes at no charge. The 2018 LUM Tax Assistance Program is led by Josh Prokopy (pictured above).
St. John's/LUM Food Pantry Celebration
Celebrating 27 Years of Ministry
You are cordially invited to attend the St. John's/LUM Food Pantry Celebration. Here are the event details:
  • DATE: Saturday, March 23
  • TIME: 7 p.m.
  • PLACE: Commons - St. John's Episcopal Church, 600 Ferry Street, Lafayette
  • Free & open to the public
  • Hors d'oeuvres will be served

The reception will celebrate and honor 27 years of service to the families in Tippecanoe County. Reflections of the food pantry will be shared, and volunteers and staff will be recognized. If you have stories to share or know of milestones in the history of the food pantry, please submit those in advance to the Rev. Bradley Pace at bradleypace@stjohns-laf.org . For more information, click HERE .
Interfaith Discussion Speaker - Rescheduled
Dr. Robertson - THIS Saturday at 2 p.m.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church rescheduled Dr. Robertson, a speaker in the Interfaith Discussion Speaker Series. Details are as follows:
  • Dr. Stuart D. Robertson, lecturer, Biblical Hebrew, Purdue University 
  • THIS Saturday, March 16, 2 p.m.
  • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1005 N 21st Street, Lafayette
  • FREE and open to the public

For more information, call 765-447-4205 or go to  holytrinitylafayette.com .