25th Anniversary !

1992-2017: Gifts of Hope celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017.  We celebrate with our donors, volunteers, congregations, beneficiary organizations and the Metro DC Synod.  In our first 25 years we have raised and disbursed...

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AmazonSmile Program

Amazon Smile program: Shop via AmazonSmile and support Gifts of Hope! The Metropolitan Washington DC Synod is registered as a charitable organization in the AmazonSmile program. The Synod will designate all funds received via...

LSS on Morning Edition

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area’s foster care and refugee programs were highlighted on “Morning Edition” on NPR/WAMU. LSS helps those in need–even if the topic is a political “hot potato”. Thanks...