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Get out your calendars and plan to attend an upcoming LCS event in your area. These activities offer wonderful opportunities to have an enjoyable time out and help LCS all at the same time!

If you attended any of our events recently, be sure to check out the highlights and photos of these events by clicking here.

April 2014

Saturday, April 12th: Chocolate & Champagne Gala - Spokane

Chocolate & Champagne Gala LogoJoin us at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in the Spokane Valley for the 30th annual Chocolate & Champagne Gala, one of Spokane’s most popular fund-raising events.

Enjoy an evening of delicious chocolates and a glass of champagne as you join in the fun and excitement of ‘bidding in the spirit of giving’ at the live and silent auctions as you support our services to bring health, justice and hope to victims of the some of life’s most unspeakable trauma.

To learn more, visit our Chocolate & Champagne Gala website

For more information on our 2014 gala, contact Karla Darcy at 509/343-5078 or be e-mail

May 2014


Saturday, May 3rd: Hope House Fundraising Dinner - Astoria

Join us at the historic Liberty Theater in Astoria for our annual banquet supporting the LCSNW programs serving communities on the NW Oregon/SW Washington Coast. LCSNW President/CEO Roberta Nestaas will deliver her final presidential address. She will retire July 1, 2014. A social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by dinner and program at 6:30 p.m. Click here to RSVP for this event.

For more information, contact Kendall Meyer at 503/731-9576 or by e-mail.

June 2014

June Bug Fun RunSaturday, June 7th: 2nd Annual June Bug Fun Run - Spokane

Let’s Run Together for Strong, Healthy Kids!

Join us for a community celebration of health & fitness. June Bug Fun Run is a perfect event for elite runners to families and kiddos in strollers. Participants enjoy a 3 or 5 mile run/walk along a scenic course of the Spokane River on South Riverton and Upriver Drive Centennial Trail. At the end of the event, participants enjoy snacks and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. Proceeds from the June Bug Fun Run support the vital programs of Lutheran Community Services NW.

To learn more, visit THE June Bug Fun Run Event Page

For more information, contact Christie McKee at 509/343-5020 or be e-mail

August 2014

Saturday, August 2, 2014: 16th Annual “8 Lakes Leg Aches Bike Ride”

Cover ArtCelebrate the joy of cycling with over 750 riders for one of the best cycling events in Eastern Washington, touring scenic landscapes between Spokane, Medical Lake and Cheney. Riders of all abilities have four routes to choose from - a leisurely 15-mile or 30-mile ride or challenging 45-mile or 75-mile treks!
Click here for more details

There are great prizes for those individuals raising pledges. Every rider who raises $200 or more in pledges receives a limited edition 8-Lakes Leg Aches Long Sleeve Jersey! $300 or more in pledges receive a matching designer Vest.
Click here to register online

All proceeds from this event directly benefit the Sexual Assault & Family Trauma (SAFeT) Response Center of Lutheran Community Services Northwest. Annually, we serve over 3,300 individuals to provide healing, hope and justice to victims who experience violent trauma or sexual assault.

For more information, contact Christie McKee at 509/343-5020 or by e-mail.


Sponsors Needed
The generosity of our sponsors is critical to the success of our fund-raising events. If you're interested in sponsoring an upcoming LCS event, please get in touch with the contact person listed above for the events in your area, or contact our Development Staff at your nearest LCS Office.