Q. Who is LSS?

Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota is one of the largest private non-profit human service agencies in South Dakota. LSS serves people of all ages, faiths, races and economic status with professional, confidential and affordable services in our South Dakota communities. Our mission: Inspired by God's love, we care for, support and strengthen individuals, families and communities. LSS is accredited by the Council on Accreditation and has earned continuous COA accreditation for more than 20 years. Learn more at LssSD.org

Q. Why South Dakota CARES?

At LSS, our faith in God grounds our core values, they guide our hands and feet, our hearts and words as we serve our neighbors as God intended. South Dakota CARES is based on our core values guiding our work with the people we serve, those who serve them and those who contribute to our mission.


Q. What is South Dakota CARES?

South Dakota CARES is a week of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Q. When is South Dakota CARES?

South Dakota CARES is April 21-27, 2024.

Q. Who can donate?

Anyone can donate! Donations through the South Dakota CARES online portal to LSS are tax-deductible and cannot be refunded. Contributions may be made via credit and debit card. Donations will be received and receipted by GiveGab & LSS. If you'd rather mail in your gift, send to:

Lutheran Social Services of South  Dakota

705 E 41st Street

Suite 200

Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Q. What is GiveGab?

GiveGab is a nonprofit giving platform that helps nonprofits to raise money, engage donors and manage volunteers quickly and efficiently. GiveGab offers a full portfolio of simple and easy to use products that allows organizations to function in a more streamlined manner.

Q. Can I make donations via a mobile device?

Yes! Simply visit www.southdakotacares.org on your mobile device.

Q. Can I pre-schedule a donation?

You cannot pre-schedule your gift, but you may make a donation to LSS before or after the giving event.