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Details on the vast good Latter-day Saint Charities accomplished in 2021

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Annual report details hundreds of millions spent in dollars, millions in volunteer hours, and thousands of humanitarian projects in 188 countries.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints detailed $906 million in charitable spending in 2021 in a report released Friday.

The church and its charity broadened the scope of its global humanitarian aid, according to “Caring For Those in Need: 2021 Annual Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.”

Latter-day Saint Charities provided humanitarian aid across 3,909 humanitarian projects in 188 countries.

That’s up from:

  • 3,600 projects in 160 countries in 2020.
  • 3,221 projects in 142 nations in 2019.

Latter-day Saints also provided 6.8 million volunteer hours in 2021, according to the report.

In addition to those hours, the Church’s JustServe app and website facilitated over 41,000 volunteer projects. The report said JustServe registered 62,000 new local community volunteers, and 2,500 new organizations registered.

“We are grateful for the selfless and faithful offerings of church members and friends who make this possible,” the First Presidency said in a statement at the front of the report.

Read more report details at Deseret News.

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