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Today in the Bloggernacle: CES firesides and The Wheelchair Project

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Wheelchair project: “We spent some time, at the invitation of our humanitarian couple, at the church's whee...


Church encourages members worldwide to serve locally

by | What We Believe

In the last year or so, the Welfare Department of the Church has placed a renewed emphasis on reaching out ...


LDS woman starts orphanage in China and leaves a legacy

by Meridian Magazine | Opinions & Features

In 2007 I was asked to start leading tours to China. I had been there once in 1995 and found the country to...


DNC attendee asks if Mormons help non-Mormons

by Examiner | What They're Saying About "Us" Mormons We Know

According to Democratic National convention coverage reported by Ashley Parker and Michael Barbaro of The N...


One-man orphanage gives hope to 89 Kenya street kids

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, 89 children sleep every night, mostly on the floor, crowded into a two-room...


Mormon Helping Hands clean up from Hurricane Isaac

by Newsroom | Everything Else

Within days after Hurricane Isaac hit the Gulf Coast near New Orleans, hundreds of Mormon Helping Hands vol...


Church partners with prosthetic company in Indonesia

by | Opinions & Features

Yogjakarta, Indonesia, near the active volcano Mount Merapi, has had its share of tragedy. Periodic earthqu...


Church offers 'Helping Hands' after floods in Philippines

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

The Church is recognized worldwide for its quick and generous responses in the aftermath of devastating ear...


Preparation, humanitarian aid, faith help in Philippines flood recovery

by | Opinions & Features

With help from the Church and its partners, members in the Philippines are still recovering from the floodi...


LDS Church explains how donations and resources are used

by Newsroom | Official Church Info

When the multimillion-dollar Teton Dam disaster struck Idaho in 1976, a force of 45,000 Latter-day Saints w...