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Another Successful Empty Bowls Event!

Another successful Empty Bowls Luncheon is in the books! This was our 31st year, believe it or not — and because of that long history in Jacksonville, Empty Bowls has ...

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LSS Client: “I Feel So Much Better Knowing I Got Someone in My Corner”

Our longtime client, George Mixson, shared his story with First Coast News reporter Lisa Robbins this morning. As part of a series of stories on veterans’ issues this week, Lisa ...

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LSS Staff Address Syrian Refugee Crisis

We're now in the midst of the largest refugee crisis since World War II. About 50 percent Syria’s pre-war population of 23 million are either listed as refugees with the ...

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Hundreds of Refugees Celebrated in Hemming Park

Along with Catholic Charities, World Relief and the Florida Department of Children and Families’ Refugee Services Program, Lutheran Social Services hosted a celebratory event on June 19 to honor the ...

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Community Prepares for 25th Annual FOODFIGHT

Local restaurants, beverage distributors and caterers will come together on June 4 for the 25th annual Jacksonville FOODFIGHT – an event that provides attendees with the opportunity to sample specialty ...

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Sharing Place Shopper Featured as Hometown Hero

Ruth Taylor shops as if it were her mission. The retired officer who now ministers at Families of Slain Children, Inc., or FOSCI, on Myrtle Avenue literally sees shopping at Lutheran ...

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ACE Client Justin Bell Shares His Incredible Story

Justin Bell never thought he would contract HIV. He and his partner were in a committed, monogamous relationship and consistently tested negative for the virus. But in 2007, Justin suffered ...

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