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Mormon-Led Non-Profit Offers Hope for Refugees and Utah Valley

Mormon-Led Non-Profit Offers Hope for Refugees and Utah Valley

Earlier this month, LDS Daily got to visit the Refugee Action Network to help #LIGHTtheWORLD by serving refugees at a special Christmas concert. While we were there, we got to learn a lot about the good they do in their community. Below is a special write-up about RAN and how you can be inspired to help. OREM,UT— Many people living …

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LDS Church Donates $2 Million in Ongoing Refugee Aid

LDS Church Donates $2 Million in Ongoing Refugee Aid

News Release from Mormon Newsroom In its ongoing mission to give humanitarian aid during the global refugee crisis, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated a total of $2 million to two charitable organizations Monday. Bishop W. Christopher Waddell, second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric of the Church, presented the donation to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops …

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President Uchtdorf Visits Refugee Sites in Greece, Encourages Compassion

President Uchtdorf Visits Refugee Sites in Greece, Encourages Compassion

“Last week I had the opportunity to visit several refugee sites in Greece. These sites are filled with fellow children of God who are in need of our help. As I visited with the people there, I was reminded of my own childhood experience,” wrote President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency for The Church of Jesus …

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New Mormon Message Highlights Young Single Adults Serving Refugees

New Mormon Message Highlights Young Single Adults Serving Refugees

One group of young single adults from Phoenix, Arizona followed the counsel of the First Presidency and sought out a way to help refugees in their community. Their story is now the subject of a new Mormon Message. The members join with The Welcome America Project to provide basic household items to local refugee families in their community. They were able …

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10 Great Resources on IWasaStranger.LDS.org

10 Great Resources on IWasaStranger.LDS.org

World Refugee Day is held yearly on June 20 and it is a day set aside to help raise awareness for the different struggles facing refugees around the world. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has recently made an effort to support the plight of refugees around the world, encouraging members to become involved. One of the most …

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How to Provide Refuge for Those Around You

In Women’s Conference Saturday, Sister Linda K. Burton announced the new relief effort called, “I Was a Stranger,” in which women are invited to assist refugees. This was only reiterated in General Conference. The new program is said to focus “on serving refugees in our local neighborhoods and communities.” We are told to minister one by one. The Church partners with …

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