From Our Exchanges: Humanitarian Update, Summer 2010

LDS Charities has issued a Humanitarian Update (on paper with the cover shown here; with even more photographs and information at their online link) describing some of the people and projects that have received recent attention from your donations. These include:

* A report on recovery efforts in Haiti and Chile following the January/February earthquakes. The article emphasizes the service of local members in those areas as well as the Church’s ongoing humanitarian efforts in both countries. “At a member’s house in the foothills above Santiago, Relief Society sisters and young women made desperately needed blankets. Some measured and cut sections of polyester fleece from large rolls. Others hemmed the edges and embroidered the words ten fe y se valiente – ‘have faith and be brave.’”

Read the rest of this story at keepapitchinin.org
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