LSS celebrates 100th, seeks stories from past

FARGO — In celebration of its 100th year of service to North Dakotans, Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is seeking stories from former clients, employees and others who were positively impacted by its services.

The group is looking for anecdotes of hope and healing, ranging from successful adoptions to an LSS program that helped someone recover from addiction.

Those interested in sharing a story can email a short recap to Information will be kept confidential and will not be used unless contacted by LSS. The stories will be shared via blogs, social media, audio clips or video, depending on the subject’s preferences.

LSS began in 1919, when a group of concerned citizens formed the Lutheran Children’s Finding Society to establish receiving homes for orphaned, abandoned and neglected children. A century later, the group has grown into one of the largest and oldest nonprofits in the state.