LDS Church Makes $5M Donation to Aid Middle East Refugees

by | Nov. 02, 2015

Mormon Life

MR says: After the First Presidency recently sent out a letter urging Church members to help in the current refugee crisis, the Church has increased its humanitarian efforts, with plans to continue increasing aid in the future.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made a $5 million donation to aid refugees in the Middle East, with more on the way.

The LDS Church, which has a large membership in Europe in close proximity to the recent large-scale suffering of refugees in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, is making the donation of €4.6 million, or roughly $5 million US, to immediately help displaced families.

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