Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
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financial services organization with dual corporate headquarters based in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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and Appleton, Wisconsin
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. Thrivent Financial and its subsidiaries offer financial products and services including life insurance
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, annuities, mutual funds, disability income insurance, bank products and more to its nearly 3 million members.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans was officially formed on January 1, 2002 with the merger of Aid Association for Lutherans and Lutheran Brotherhood. The organizations were established in 1902 and 1917 respectively. The merger formed the largest fraternal benefit society in the United States. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans today maintains a network of nearly 1,400 local chapters. It is also the only not-for-profit organization listed on the Fortune 500.
Thrivent Financial sponsors national outreach programs, notably its alliance with Habitat for Humanity. Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity seeks to increase Habitat's capacity to build more homes and promote donations, volunteerism, neighborhood development as well as worldwide homebuilding trips by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans' members.
Thrivent Financial supplemented donations to the Haiti relief for the 2010 Haiti earthquake
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. Those donations made by Thrivent Financial members through Lutheran World Relief
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, ELCA Domestic Disaster Response, LCMS World Relief/Human Care, and WELS Committee on Relief received supplemental funds when so designated.
Thrivent provided funding for the 2003 film Luther
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- Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity
- Midwest Stay at Home Care is one of many new projects Thrivent is beginning to develop. A division of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Thrivent Financial Lifelong Resources and located in Wisconsin Appleton, Midwest Stay at Home Care will offer Geriatric Care Management
Geriatric care management is the process of planning and coordinating care of the elderly and others with physical and/or mental impairments to meet their long term care needs, improve their quality of life, and maintain their independence for as long as possible...
and Home Care services to seniors in Outagamie and surrounding counties.