Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains (LFSRM) is an affiliated agency of Lutheran Disaster Response (LDR). LDR is a cooperative ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The mission of LDR is to demonstrate Christ’s compassion for people by promoting hope, healing, and wholeness for disaster survivors.
When a federally declared disaster occurs, LFSRM represents LDR in organizing and implementing broad-based disaster response efforts designed to minister to the urgent needs of people who are affected.
LFSRM/LDR have provided services in response to the following events:
2020 – Cameron Peak Fire and East Troublesome Fire, Larimer County
2013 – Colorado Floods, Larimer County
2013 – Black Forest Fire, El Paso County
2012 – Waldo Canyon Fire, El Paso County
2012 – High Park Fire, Larimer County
2008 – Tornado, Weld and Larimer Counties
2005 – Hurricane Katrina
2002 – Missionary Ridge Fire, Durango
2002 – Hayman Fire, Glenwood Springs
1999 – Columbine High School Shooting
1997 – Fort Collins Flood
1996 – Trial of Oklahoma City Bomber Timothy McVeigh
LDR partner-organizations, like LFSRM, accommodate families, individuals, congregations and communities affected by disasters by providing: (1) emotional and spiritual care; (2) volunteer recruitment and coordination; (3) funding to support disaster response case management; (4) hardship grants to congregations; and (5) supplies to help people rebuild their homes and restore their quality of life.
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