Weekly News from LMM

TODAY: Join LMM for Founder's Day 2023!

Happy Founder's Day!

Join LMM today for a virtual Lunch & Learn to celebrate LMM's history and the life and legacy of LMM Founder, Rev. Richard Sering. The event will take place from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM and will include a panel discussion from current and former LMM staff and board! Click the button below to join us via Zoom at 12:00 PM!


Special Edition Founder's Day Pop-Up Store

Snag some LMM swag, in celebration of our Founder’s Day! Check out our Special Edition Pop-Up Store during the month of February.

In honor of Rev. Richard Sering, the vendor will donate 1% of sales to LMM, for all purchases made this month. Please place your orders by February 28, when the vendor will begin to make your made-to-order merch! The full LMM Store will launch early this Spring.


Celebrating Black History Month

Charles R. See

Former Director of LMM's Community Reentry Program

Dorothea Lyons

Founding Member of LMM

Harllel Jones

Founding Member of LMM

Black History Month recognizes and honors the achievements and excellence of African Americans throughout our nation's history. LMM is proud to join our nation in celebrating Black people, achievements and culture, by recognizing African Americans who have made LMM what it is today! The photos above are of individuals who have been instrumental throughout LMM's history.

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Youth Drop-In Center Update

A Place 4 Me, the Sisters of Charity Foundation and the Cuyahoga County Office of Homeless Services has partnered with LMM, young adult leaders, local funders and service providers to introduce a youth drop-in center where young people seeking housing stability can find respite, resources and safety. 

LMM's President & CEO Maria Foschia was recently featured on Ideastream's Sound of Ideas segment to discuss the drop-in center. Want to learn more? You can click here to listen to the Sound of Ideas full segment and click here to read LMM's most recent statement regarding the drop-in center.

Celebrating the First Cohort of Grafton Reintegration C4C Graduates!

LMM is excited to announce that our first-ever cohort of eight students from the Grafton Reintegration Center has graduated from our therapeutic program! We are proud of these students and can't wait to see what the future holds for them.

Interested in learning more about the expansion of Chopping for Change to the Grafton Reintegration Center? Click here!


2023 LMM Advocacy Priorities

At LMM, we believe that housing is a human right, that returning citizens deserve second chances, and in ending racism in all its forms.

Click the button below to read the most recent edition of our Advocacy in Action newsletter and learn more about LMM's 2023 Advocacy Priorities.


Maximize Tax Refunds with the Cuyahoga EITC Coalition

Do you want to maximize your tax credits and keep your full tax refund? If so, the Cuyahoga EITC Coalition can help! Individuals and families earning less than $60,000 a year, qualify for free tax preparation services. There is no catch. You can file for free and keep your full refund. 

The Cuyahoga EITC Coalition is part of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Since 2005, we have been helping hardworking families and individuals in Cuyahoga County make use of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC is a tax credit that may give you money back at tax time or lower the federal taxes you owe. The main requirement is that you must earn money from a job.

Tax sites are available throughout Cuyahoga County for easy accessibility. Translation services are also available in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Arabic, and American Sign Language. To learn more or schedule an appointment, visit Refundohio.org