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LSS Foundation

The LSS of South Dakota Foundation was created to raise, invest, and be good stewards to funds given to support the mission. The Foundation is a separate 501(c) (3) charitable organization. Currently, $184,884 is donated annually from the LSS Foundation to LSS for its operations. Without the foundation, critical services would not be available to South Dakotans.

You may wish to earmark your giving to LSS specifically to the LSS Foundation. Your gifts will be invested and only the earnings will be spent. Your gift will continue to support LSS for years and generations to come. All estate gifts to LSS are put in the Foundation according to the policies created by the LSS Board of Directors.

We're Here for Generations to Come

One of our goals is to continue to build the Foundation so that earnings will eventually provide significant operational support for LSS. This will provide long-term viability and guard against the uncertain and ever-evolving changes in government funding support.

The Foundation was created in 1992 and is governed by the LSS Foundation Board of Directors, which is an additional board to the LSS Governing Board.

The mission of the LSS Foundation
The LSS of South Dakota Foundation, Inc. is organized to express our heritage of Christian faith and service through support of the programs and activities of LSS of SD. The foundation actively seeks, receives and manages gifts so the income from those gifts can provide a perpetual statement of the donor's faith and maintain a secure financial base to promote wholeness for all people served by the agency.

Federal Tax ID: 46-0423090

The LSS Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization, and all gifts to the LSS Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. To discuss the LSS Foundation or how you might like to help, please contact:

Lutheran Planned Giving of South Dakota
Kathy J. McHenry
605-274-5030 • 605-868-8754 •

LSS Development & Foundation
705 E. 41st Street, Suite 200 Sioux Falls, SD 57105
800-568-2401, 605-444-7500 local

Southeast Region
705 E. 41st Street, Suite 200 Sioux Falls, SD 57105
800-568-2401 ext. 7502, 605-444-7502 direct, 605-261-3069 cell
Paige Short, Director of Development

Northeast Region
110 6th Ave. SE, Suite 200 Aberdeen, SD 57401-6266
800-584-9248, 605-262-6301 direct
Liesl Hovel, Development Director

Western Region
2920 Sheridan Lake Road Rapid City, SD 57702
800-260-1439, 605-791-6769 direct
Jessica Lillebo, Development Director