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Lawrence Community Shelter

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2013 Facts At A Glance

  • The Lawrence Community Shelter moved into a new facility and increased capacity to 125 individuals (total family members and individual adults).

  • LCS served 78 families with 102 adults and 142 children.

  • LCS hired a Kitchen Manager and served guests 3 meals every day.

  • Created a garden to provide food for the LCS kitchen and celebrated with a Harvest Party in the fall.

  • A playground was built and fenced for the Family Program.

  • 672 intakes for new guests into case management (vs 665 in 2012)

  • 836 unique individuals participated in all LCS programs combined (vs 815 in 2012).

  • 2013 fiscal year operating expenses totaled $933,628.

  • 2013 fiscal year revenues were approximately one-third public funding from local, state, and federal sources. Individuals, businesses, and foundations make up the rest of the revenue.

  • Direct programming expenses make up 83% of operating costs. 17% is expended on administration, fundraising, and general indirect expenses.

  • Over 200 volunteers assisted with projects, meals, groups, transportation, supply drives, and fundraisers.
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Mia González selected as new Director of Development at the Lawrence Community Shelter more >>

Mia Gonzalez


Steven Robinson selected as new Executive Director of the Lawrence Community Shelter more >>

Steven Robinson

Steve Robinson photo courtesy Lawrence Journal-World.


Loring Henderson

Loring Henderson retires May 31, 2014

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