ALMA Member Information—Lutheran Church Charities
Originally headquartered in Addison, Illinois, and currently in Northbrook, Illinois, Lutheran Church Charities (LCC) was founded in 1947 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit ministry to help support Christian human care ministries of the Church. LCC works throughout the United States and internationally in bringing the Mercy, Compassion, Presence and Proclamation of Jesus Christ to those suffering and in need. LCC works with and in partnership with our churches. LCC is an RSO (Recognized Service Organization) of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. We operate with a Dollar In - Dollar Out funding process where EVERY dollar given for a cause goes directly to that cause or need, with LCC acknowledging the gift and overseeing that the money is used as intended. The LCC Human Care Ministry works locally, nationally, and internationally with such programs as K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry, Disaster Response/Congregational Preparedness, The Kare-9 Military Ministry, and "Word" Bible Studies and Speakers Bureau, as well as a web-based ministry and church worker support.