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Lutheran World Relief is a nonprofit organization that helps families in the world’s poorest communities build the resilience they need to thrive.

In 2016, your support of Lutheran World Relief reached:

People3,467,823 People
Countries32 Countries
Projects118 Projects

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Students at ELIMAA School enjoy their new LWR Personal Care Kits. Their teacher is using the items in the kits to teach hygiene lessons, including proper hand washing.

Project Promise: Build Kits of Care

A perfect way for you to gather a group of people you know and turn ordinary items into extraordinary gifts. [...]Read More...

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LWR Farmers Market Coffee

LWR Farmers Market Coffee

A new line of coffee sourced directly from farmers participating in LWR projects. Every delicious cup helps transform poor communities that depend on their coffee crop to feed their families. Farmers get a strong up-front price for their coffee beans and a portion of the profit. [...]Read More...

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Families in Carmelia, Guatemala harvest, sort and package Eco-Palms


A Better Choice for Your Palm Sunday Celebration When your congregation purchases Eco-Palms, the harvesters are paid fairly and you help protect important forests and sustainable livelihoods in the harvesting communities. Order Now The week before Palm Sunday, you may log into your account for your order status and tracking information. Why Eco-Palms? In the typical palm [...]Read More...

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