In Detroit, Mich., co-pastors at Love Rising Lutheran Church noticed a problem when families were asked to shelter in place. Many people did not have reliable access to internet. Without it, many children and their parents were unable to participate in remote learning coursework or effectively work from home. That’s when the church’s leaders had an idea and decided to take action. Thanks to Love Rising and your gifts to the COVID-19 Response Fund, internet access is one less thing that families in their neighborhood will have to worry about this year. To learn more and donate, visit

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