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Humanitarian Efforts

Members of Pueblo Colorado Stake, Colorado Springs missionaries and JustServe volunteers joined Convoy of Hope effort to serve the community.

In the past several months, the Church of Jesus Christ has donated money to promote health and child nutrition, provided supplies for schools and hospitals, and given funds to help after natural disasters all over the world.

Stakes in Dallas and Prosper, Texas, reached out to fill specific needs in their communities through JustServe.

Arizona high schoolers used JustServe to earn service hours for college applications. Now their friends and siblings are continuing their efforts.

The combined donation to the World Food Programme and UNHCR is in response to the urgent humanitarian crisis.

From new classrooms with desks and tables to washrooms from Zambia to Peru, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has helped improve learning environments in schools in several countries in Africa and South America.

Volunteers gave countless hours of service on the National Day of Service and Remembrance, which honors those who died during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001

Entire families are lost after catastrophic flooding swept through the coastal city of Derna, Libya, in North Africa.

Church News reporter Mary Richards reports on the Maui wildfires, sharing the experiences of local leaders and members in their own words.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is partnering with local agencies to provide relief after 6.8 magnitude quake struck Morocco.

“The members here in the South know that hurricane response is part of what we do,” said Elder M. Andrew Galt, an Area Seventy in Florida.

“We’ve got some amazing people here that want to give so much.”

New boreholes from the Church will help villages access water in the country of Gambia in West Africa.

Thousands of volunteers from 130 stakes in Africa West Area did service in nine countries.

The Church works with the Barzani Charity Foundation to improve lives in the Kurdistan region of Iraq

“We have the obligation as community members, as fellow travelers on this earth, to look out for one another, to open our eyes, and to extend a hand of gratitude,” said Chris Crippen at BYU Education Week.

The Church announces $1 million donation to American Red Cross

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have partnered with local organizations in six countries — Singapore, Ecuador, Peru, Belize, Honduras and Costa Rica — for a variety of food donations.

The donation aims to help UNICEF serve vulnerable women and children in four countries.

A tiny community in Bolivia now has a water source through the help of the Church, Water for People and one determined man.

Serving is one way youth can stand out from the world, said a Latter-day Saint teen from Idaho Falls.

Now with 46 stores in eight states, the mission of Deseret Industries remains to help people.

The donation will help efforts in 30 countries.

As the 2023-2024 school year begins in the United States, students can use these tips to start a JustServe club.

Equipment and support for 11 migrant shelters and four soup kitchens will help more than 600,000 people in one year.

A state governor commended the Church for Helping Babies Breathe program.

The Church and UNICEF are focusing on maternal and neonatal tetanus — a preventable, but very deadly disease that tends to affect child-bearing women and their children.

The service “speaks to the Church’s core values of following Jesus’ example,” said the Montpelier Vermont Stake president.

Other projects include donating mobile hospitals, helping reconstruct quake-damaged hospitals and donating housing containers and air conditioners.

Latter-day Saints, a youth group and community members helped clear tree debris from Nauvoo, Illinois, and Keokuk, Iowa, after a dangerous windstorm.