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Adopt-A-Missionary Facebook Project Provides Christmas for 1,500 LDS Missionaries

When Julie Hess' oldest daughter, Quinlan, received a call to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines Olongapo Mission, Hess didn't know that her daughter's call would also provide her with service opportunities.

In December 2014, with the help of people around the world, Hess provided Christmas presents to over 1,500 missionaries in the Philippines. Between Hess and mothers of other full-time missionaries who united on the Adopt-A-Missionary Facebook group, 15 of the 21 missions in the Philippines received Christmas packages from the United States.

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