Lakeview Employment Group (LEG) - Lakeview Employment Group (LEG) is a non-profit organization that provides employment support for people facing extra challenges such as homelessness, chronic unemployment, criminal backgrounds, or youth (18-24). For more information, go to www.lvemploymentgroup.org.
The Crib - An emergency overnight shelter for 20 young adults ages 18 to 24, sponsored by The Night Ministry. For more information, go to www.thenightministry.org.
Or, if you are interested in cooking/serving a meal downstairs at The Crib, please contact Paul Fisher at email@example.com.
At LakeView Lutheran, we are always looking for opportunities to serve the community. Currently, LakeView Lutheran is proud host of several youth/community outreach programs:
My Story Counseling - A counseling agency that helps works with individuals that are a bit lost and seeking guidance on their journey. They embrace the individual in their place and help them create their own story, their own path, their own voice. Specialties include: Addiction, LGBT/Sexuality, Life Transitions and Aging Concerns. For more information, go to www.mystorycounseling.com.
Pride Parade - Members of LakeView Lutheran, as part of the Coalition of Welcoming Churches, march in the Chicago Pride Parade every June.
ReDo - A boutique resale shop created by Lakeview Employment Group that provides work opportunities for individuals experiencing homelessness.
Re- Do is always looking for donations of gently used clothing, shoes, accessories and bags. To arrange for a drop off email Liala@lvemploymentgroup.org or stop by during store hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1pm-6pm, Friday 2pm-5pm and Saturday 12pm-5pm at 3051 N Milwaukee, Chicago, IL. For more information go to www.re-dochicago.org.
Rooftop Garden - In the summer months, LakeView Lutheran has a rooftop garden which provides fresh vegetables to two local shelters. In 2017, 141 pounds of vegetables were delivered to the shelters.
V-Day - In support of V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, Lake View Lutheran put on a performance of The Vagina Monologues, in 2018 and will to follow up with a performance of A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer on February 23, 2018, to continue to raise awareness and funds for anti-violence groups.
Youth Empowerment Performance Project (YEPP) - Helps youth explore and repair inter-and intra-personal relationships through creative expression. For more information, go to Facebook - Youth Empowerment Performance Project (YEPP).