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Final Giving Machine Donation Total Released and It’s Staggering

Final Giving Machine Donation Total Released and It's Staggering

In an update from the Church Newsroom, the final report for the Light the World Giving Machines has been released. Givers worldwide generously donated $6,281,121 to designated charities by purchasing 255,814 items for those in need from Giving Machines. Known for their bright red color and interesting donations, the Giving Machines allowed passerbys to purchase items for both local and …

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Giving Machine Donations Total Near $3.9 Million

Giving Machine Donations Total Near $3.9 Million

The unmistakable red Giving Machines have become a popular part of Light the World, a global effort hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to share love and joy during the Christmas season. In its fourth year, Light the World: One by One hosted 10 Giving Machines around the world in 2020. In a news release this …

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Church Releases “The Christ Child: A Nativity Story”

Church Releases "The Christ Child: A Nativity Story"

This new depiction of the Nativity story recounts in beautiful detail the sacred events found in the Bible about Jesus’s birth over 2,000 years ago. Journey with Joseph and Mary from Nazareth to Bethlehem. Witness the awe of the shepherds in the plains of Judea. Feel the joy of the wise men as they kneel before the Light of the …

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New Light the World: One by One Resources Released

New Light the World One by One Resources Released

More resources are being unveiled about Light the World: One by One effort by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Most excitedly, a new trailer has dropped highlighting the “one by one” focus for 2019. Participants are encouraged to think of someone every day who they can help or invite, and serve as the Savior did, one by …

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Light the World Giving Machines Will Be in 10 Locations

Giving Machines Surpass $1 Million in Donations

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will place Giving Machines in 10 locations across the world this Christmas season, further expanding its efforts to #LightTheWorld by encouraging people to perform instant acts of service that make a difference in others’ lives. “This year we will be adding new locations for our Giving Machines,” said Elder Brent H. Nielson, …

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What You Need to Know About Light The World 2019: One by One

What You Need to Know About Light The World 2019: One by One

Since 2016, Light the World has inspired millions around the world to give back throughout the Christmas season. This year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers the specific invitation to light the world one person at a time. Here is what we know so far about Light the World 2019: One by One. The Christ Child This …

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3 Inspiring Light the World Stories

3 Inspiring Light the World Stories

Light the World has become a powerful Christmas tradition, inspiring Latter-day Saints around the world to serve as Jesus Christ would. Recently, our team at LDS Daily learned more about this year’s upcoming Light the World initiative where countless stories of giving were shared. Here are just three. As you prepare for the holiday season, learn more about how you …

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Watch the Church Deliver $2.3 Million in Checks from #LightTheWorld

Watch the Church Deliver $2.3 Million in Checks from #LightTheWorld

In a touching video from the Church’s official newsroom, Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president, and Sister Sharon Eubank, a counselor in the Relief Society general presidency and director of LDS Charities, traveled to distribute a large portion of cheer thanks to the generosity of thousands last December. More than $2.3 million was raised through “giving machines” that were part …

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Giving Machines Bring In Over $2 Million

Giving Machines Bring In Over $2 Million

In a social media post from LDS Charities, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revealed how much the Light the World Giving Machines made in donations throughout the 2018 Christmas season. “Your generosity helped raise $2,309,276 for our local and international partners,” LDS Charities shared. The organization also shared some insights on what people purchased through the machines: 28,801 …

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