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Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 7 March

MormonNewsroom.org pulls stories from its international Newsroom websites to show what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

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Associated Press Describes Mormon Practice of Food Storage

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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.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 6 November

Mormonnewsroom.org pulls stories from the international Newsroom websites to show what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

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Church Opens New Colorado Storehouse, Helping to Feed Hungry

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has dedicated an expanded regional bishops’ storehouse in Grand Junction, Colorado. The Church operates over 100 similar storehouses across the United States.

Grand Junction Storehouse Exterior
Church Volunteers Assist in Canadian Flood Recovery

CTV Lethbridge produced the following story about missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helping with recovery efforts following June’s severe flooding in southern Alberta, Canada.

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Latter-day Saints in Brazil Participate in Volunteer Fair

Latter-day Saints and their neighbors in São Paulo were invited to participate in a fair in December 2012 with several volunteer organizations.

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Mormon Welfare and Humanitarian Aid: “A System That Works”

 

In the Fall 2012 issue of Philanthropy Magazine, Naomi Schaefer Riley (a former Wall Street Journal religion reporter) accurately describes the inspiration for the Church’s welfare and humanitarian aid programs, what the programs do, whom they serve and how Mormons fund these vast operations.

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Wall Street Journal Praises Mormon Welfare Efforts

While marveling at the size of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ new 570,391 square foot Bishops’ Central Storehouse (dedicated at the end of January), Naomi Schaefer Riley, writing in the Wall Street Journal, calls the new edifice “a symbol of strength and self-sufficiency.”

U.S. Senate Recognizes Church’s 75th Anniversary of Welfare Program

This month the United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the 75th anniversary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Welfare Program. Aside from noting the program’s historic anniversary, the resolution congratulated, “the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the significant contribution that its Welfare Program has had on United States citizens and many people throughout the world; and commend[ed] the many efforts made by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members, through its Welfare Program, to serve others regardless of religious affiliation.” The full text of the resolution can be read here.

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