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Giving Machines Bring in Nearly $4 Million for Charity

Giving Machines Bring in Nearly $4 Million for Charity

The Giving Machines, which stocks items for local and worldwide charities, have brought in over $3.7 million dollars so far in 2021. Located in 10 cities across the United States, these machines are a popular Light the World tradition and are managed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As of December 21, 2021, some of the items …

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The Bonner Family Release “Let’s Light the World” Music Video

The Bonner Family Release "Let's Light the World" Music Video

The Bonner Family and the Light the World campaign teamed up to create this new music video about giving, serving others, and the ultimate reason for the season: Jesus Christ.   The Light the World campaign is organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints each Christmas. The music video features the launch of the Giving Machines in …

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Drew Barrymore Features Giving Machines on Talk Show

Drew Barrymore Features Giving Machines on Talk Show

Actress and talk show host Drew Barrymore featured the Giving Machines run by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on her segment “Drew’s News.” “I’m very happy to see something like this taking place,” Barrymore said after describing some of the charitable items found in the Giving Machines. “Sometimes, you don’t exactly know where to go or what …

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Watch the Christmas on Temple Square Virtual Concert

Watch the Christmas on Temple Square Virtual Concert

Christmas on Temple Square launches this year with a musical tribute: “Witnesses of Christ.” Watch the virtual broadcast now. In this 50-minute tribute to the birth of Jesus Christ, you’ll hear peace-filled messages and new arrangements of favorite hymns and carols performed by the Truman Brothers, the Utah State University Chamber Singers, Daniel Beck, and many others. The event is …

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How to Invite Others to Light The World

The Church of Jesus Christ’s annual Light The World initiative has officially begun. This year’s theme will be “Light The World With Love.” The Light The World campaign is an amazing time to show love and to serve those around us. It is also a great time to invite friends of all faith traditions to get involved and to learn …

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How to Donate to Light The World Giving Machines Online

How to Donate to Light The World Giving Machines Online

The Giving Machines, a charitable take on traditional vending machines, have become a celebrated Christmas tradition for Latter-day Saints around the world. However, many wonder how they can participate if they don’t have a Giving Machine close by. This year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has worked with their charitable partners to add their most popular donation …

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Church Releases New ‘Light the World with Love’ Video

Church Releases New 'Light the World With Love' Video

Ahead of the official launch on Thursday, November 18, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a new video about how we can Light the World with Love this Christmas season. Although the Savior was born over 2,000 years ago, the story of the Nativity still applies to us today. This year, #LightTheWorld with love by serving …

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Imagine Dragons Frontman Makes First Donation at Giving Machine

Imagine Dragons Frontman Makes First Donation at Giving Machine

The first Giving Machine for the 2021 Christmas season has launched and Dan Reynolds, frontman of the rock band Imagine Dragons, made the first donation at the kickoff event in Las Vegas. “This is for our kids. This is to show them what life is about,” Reynolds said at the event. “It’s to teach them a quick lesson that it’s …

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Light the World Giving Machines to Return This Christmas Season

Giving Machines Surpass $1 Million in Donations

Light the World Giving Machines will be available in 10 locations across the United States for people to donate to dozens of local and global charity organizations this Christmas season. The annual effort, organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, encourages people everywhere to follow the Savior’s admonition to “love one another; as I have loved you” …

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Church Releases “Light of the World” Music Video Featuring Eclipse 6

Church Releases "Light of the World" Music Video Featuring Eclipse 6

A Cappella vocal group Eclipse 6 highlights the world’s longing for miracles with the plea, “O come, Immanuel.” To those who wait, hunger, pray, and wander, they sing, “Behold your King.” The video portrays how the miracles of healing performed by Jesus Christ during His ministry can be experienced today by those waiting for the coming of Immanuel. To the …

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