As part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (a four-month long U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance project that ended on 11 August), the Church donated medical supplies and hygiene, injury and school kits to help the Cambodia Children’s Fund Rescue Center. In this video U.S. Navy video, the president of the Church’s Cambodia Phnom Penh Mission describes the ceremony that marked the arrival of the donations.
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Approximately 300 Mormon Helping Hands volunteers joined community members and elected officials to clean up Parkville, Maryland's Double Rock Park on 12 May. The following photo essay shows these volunteers in action.
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Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) in Connecticut recently presented the state’s governor, Dannel P. Malloy, with a photo book of service done by Mormon Helping Hands volunteers in the state in 2011.
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Like many other Utahns, we recall fondly the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Clearly the games were a community effort made possible in large part by the thousands of volunteers that lent their time and talents to welcome the many visitors and athletes to our state. It was a thrill to help support these efforts and those of the organizing committee to make the games a success.
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Welfare Services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was honored 10 November 2011 along with other community leaders by Catholic Community Services of Utah (CCS). The Deseret News reported on the event.
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The October 2011 edition of The World Report, a semiannual report of news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon), is now available.
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Austin, Texas, television station YNN interviewed members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently concerning their plight with the devastating and destructive fires. The reporter indicated that victims are pulling together because of their faith and the close bond with family.
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Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donned their familiar Mormon Helping Hands yellow vests to do some volunteering throughout the United Kingdom recently.
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The Salt Lake Tribune recently profiled a new Deseret Industries store recently built by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sugar House, a neighborhood in Salt Lake City. We provided information about the dedication and opening of the store in June.
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Last week, we reported that 71 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) have served with the USNS Comfort’s Continuing Promise 2011 mission. This blog post looks at two of the 11 volunteers who have been on the ship for the entire five-month journey.
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