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LDS Charities Assists Typhoon Relief Efforts in the Northern Mariana Islands

On October 25, 2018, Super Typhoon Yutu slammed in the Northern Mariana Islands. The eye of the storm passed directly over the island of Tinian destroying or causing major damage to all 1,100 homes on the island. With the American Red Cross we sent relief supplies like tarps, drinking water, mosquito netting, and meals. Read more.
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Young girls wash their hands at a newly installed handwashing station near their school in Cote D'Ivoire.

How Improving Hygiene Conditions Helps Girls Stay in School

LDS Charities is partnering with UNICEF USA to help children benefit from improved latrines and water points in school. Learn how this helps girls stay in school.
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You Can Do Something

LDS Charities is excited to partner with JustServe.org to launch the #YouCanDoSomething initiative. We’re inviting everyone to serve locally and donate to good causes globally to help change the world. Click to read more.
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Why Does LDS Charities Work with Partner Organizations?

LDS Charities works with partners to expand our reach and impact throughout the world. Our mission is to relieve suffering, foster self-reliance, and provide opportunities for service. To learn more about why we work with partners click here.
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Church volunteers wearing Helping Hands shirts help clean up after a disaster.

How LDS Charities Responds to Emergencies

What happens when disaster strikes? How does The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints respond? As the humanitarian arm of a worldwide church, LDS Charities responds to emergencies and needs all over the world. Read this article to learn more.
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The Origins of LDS Charities

Since 1985, LDS Charities has worked in 170 countries and supported tens of thousands of humanitarian projects. Read more about the beginnings of the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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