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Former Missionaries in Utah Organize Efforts for Filipino People They Served, Love

by | Nov. 25, 2013

News from Utah

Returned missionaries in Utah organized various fundraisers Saturday to help the people they once served in typhoon-ravaged areas of the Philippines.

"The situation over in the Philippines is devastating, not only for those there, but for us here, where the Philippines is close to our hearts," said Miles Bell, owner of Dave's Auto Center in Layton and Centerville. He opened his shops on a day that they are typically closed, to collect donations to send overseas.

"We've had a full shop the whole day," said Bell, whose employees also volunteered their time on Saturday.

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