Families from out of town who need a place to stay in Baltimore while a loved one is treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital or at another medical facility there now have an option that is free of charge.
The Lutheran Mission Society (LMS), a health and welfare agency in Baltimore, has opened the Dausch Guest House for that purpose near Johns Hopkins Hospital, Union Memorial Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center. The house is intended for short-term stays and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Dr. Richard L. Alms, LMS executive director, said that offering use of the house “is an attempt to provide a supportive place to stay for families, from around the country or around the world, when these families are facing difficult times.”
Short-term stays are provided without charge, but the agency does ask that donations be made, if possible, for its use, according to information from LMS.
The Lutheran Mission Society, which is an LCMS recognized service organization, may be contacted at (410) 539-7322 or, toll free, at (877) 737-8567; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted March 26, 2004