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LDS Church Expanding Partnership with Red Cross

by | Apr. 02, 2014

News from Utah

When Lynne and Val Killian were invited to volunteer for a 24-month humanitarian service mission, they admit it was "totally a surprise."

The Lindon couple had just recently returned from serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada. The new invitation to serve was extended in January as part of a recent arrangement between the church and the American Red Cross.

The LDS Church has set a goal to offer 200 volunteers to the Red Cross by the end of 2014 through callings, church service and missionary assignments, said Kristy Denlein, volunteer services director for the charity's Utah region.

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