Lutheran World Relief

Lutheran World Relief receives 4 out of 4 stars and a score of 90.09 out of 100

Mission: affirming God's love for all people, we work with Lutherans and partners around the world to end poverty, injustice and human suffering.

Vision: empowered by God's unconditional love in Jesus Christ, we envision a world in which each person, every community and all generations live in justice, dignity and peace.

Financial Information:

* Program Expenses:87.8%

* Administrative Expenses: 5.4%

* Fundraising Expenses: 6.7%

* Fundraising Efficiency: $0.08

* Primary Revenue Growth: 2.5%

* Program Expenses Growth: 4.5%

* Working Capital Ratio: 0.76

What Lutheran World Relief does with their money:

-For long-term solutions to poverty: help farmers have more control, fight hunger, help farmers do more better, help farmers get funding, help farmers adapt, make communities stronger, improve access to water, fight malaria, help people claim their voice.

-Emergency Operations: give people the cash they need, provide for immediate needs, help people get back to work, share expertise

Ways to get involved: make and ship Lutheran World Relief quilts & kits, purchase fair trade products, Lutheran Malaria Initiative, give a Lutheran World Relief gift, host your own Lutheran World Relief fundraiser, or request a speaker for your event.

Lutheran World Relief
700 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
tel: (800) 597-5972
fax: (410) 230-2882

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 17061
Baltimore, MD 21298

Lutheran World Relief in the news:

From BlackBird PR NEWS- "LWR spent the initial hours following the quake confirming the safety and security of local staff and partners, and the communities in which we are currently working. LWR has had a presence In Nepal since 2009, and works with local partners on agriculture, food security, climate change adaptation, emergency response and disaster risk reduction (DRR) projects."

"Lutheran World Relief Readies Response Following Deadly Earthquake in Nepal." Lutheran World Relief Readies Response Following Deadly Earthquake in Nepal. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 May 2015. <>.

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