The primary need right now is for donations to fund the relief effort. 

To donate via text:

  • Harvey relief: LCMSHARVEY to 41444
  • Irma relief: LCMSIRMA to 41444
  • Maria relief: LCMSPUERTORICO to 41444
Lutheran Church Charities
LCC Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund

To make a donation by mail, make a check payable to "The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod" or "LCMS". Write the gift designation on the memo line of your check (e.g. Harvey relief, Irma relief, Hurricane relief, etc.) and send to:

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
Mission Advancement

P.O. Box 66861 
St. Louis, MO 63166-6861


To make a credit card gift by phone,

call LCMS toll-free between 9 a.m. and 5:10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time:  888-930-4438

Extended weekend hours for hurricane relief donations — 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. EST

Going, Caring, Sharing Jesus.

LCMS World Relief and Human Care

LCMS Hurricane Relief


Support relief and mercy efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria

LCC Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund

There are several giving options: