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Missionaries Serve Those in Need With 350,000 Meals

About 1,800 young men and women at the missionary training center (MTC) in Provo, Utah, learned firsthand the lessons of faith, charity and giving on Thanksgiving Day by packing up lentils, rice and other hearty ingredients into 350,000 individual meals that will make their way to the Utah Food Bank.

Rick Foster, who is manager of the Church's North American Humanitarian Services, said the Thanksgiving Day service project for the MTC missionaries represents an effort by the Church to build giving within communities.

"We're encouraging them to serve within their community, to identify needs and come together with community partners to meet those needs," he said.

Read more at http://www.ksl.com/?nid=1284&sid=27822133#x1WiYiORwl5iU285.99

 

 
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