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Church, Red Cross strengthen relationship with memorandum

Calling the American Red Cross “important and indispensable,” Steven K. Petersen, the managing director of Welfare Services, met with American Red Cross President and CEO Gail J. McGovern on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Welfare Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA to reaffirm the decades-old ties between the humanitarian foundation and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

“The Church is a valued partner of the American Red Cross, and they have helped us in so many, many different ways,” Ms. McGovern said. “The LDS Church and its members provide financial support and in-kind donations to the Red Cross, and these generous donations have helped ease the plight of millions suffering from disasters not only in our country, but around the world.”

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