Our Healthcare Legacy
The Church’s legacy of caring for health needs continues today and is an integral part of Latter-day Saint Charities’ mission. We provide healthcare services through immunizations, maternal and newborn health, wheelchair assistance, and vision and hearing care initiatives.
27 August 2021
Latter-Day Saint Charities Is Providing Relief Aid to Afghan Refugees. Here’s How You Can Help.
The information in this article was shared with the permission of the Middle East Church Newsroom.Through the support of our generous donors, Latter-day Saint Charities has recently provided many items to families and individuals fleeing Afghanistan due to the devastating fall of Kabul. Many have been reaching out in support and with willingness to assist Afghan refugees. Here are some ways you can aid refugees in your local community.
25 August 2021
Working to Prevent Neglected Tropical Diseases in Nigeria Through the COVID-19 Crisis
This article is shared with permission from the END Fund. Latter-day Saint Charities works in collaboration with the END Fund to help eliminate neglected tropical diseases.
13 August 2021
Deseret Industries: Creating Self-Reliant Futures
Deseret Industries provides community members a place to donate and buy used items while funding job training services and programs for associates. Latter-day Saint Charities, like Deseret Industries, believes that with the right support, individuals have the potential to create independent and self-reliant futures. When you shop or donate at Deseret Industries, you’re helping people in your community.
30 July 2021
Community of Sharing: Laie Hawaii Crops Farm
The Laie Hawaii Crops Farm community produces not only an abundance of food but also an abundance of love. Owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, this crops farm was established by local Church leadership in the mid-1900s in the community of Hauula. The 178-acre expanse of lush farmland tells a story of hard work, harvest, and a community of sharing.
18 June 2021
Emina's Garden: Planting Seeds of Self-Reliance
In an ongoing effort to help rural families struggling with food security and access to nutrient-rich foods, Latter-day Saint Charities and Muslim Aid provide greenhouse kits to committed participants. These kits include a concrete-anchored greenhouse, an irrigation system, and seeds—everything needed for one planting cycle.
21 May 2021
We Have a Charge to Take Care of This Marvelous Earth
We can all do something to care for the earth and use its resources for good. One community on the island of Kiribati has taken that message to heart and through their community gardens are not only taking greater care of the earth but also greater care of each other.
7 May 2021
2 Billion COVID-19 Vaccinations Roll out to At-Risk Populations Church donation helps support UNICEF’s role in global effort
Along with UNICEF, Latter-day Saint Charities is helping to support the global effort to distribute 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines to at-risk populations around the world, which has reached 121 countries and territories.
30 April 2021
Helping Refugee and Immigrant Women Gain Economic Opportunity
Latter-day Saint Charities strives to remove barriers to employment and support marginalized individuals on their path to building stability for themselves and their families.
30 April 2021
Regaining Independence through the Gift of Sight
Cataracts (cloudy patches in the lens of the eye) affect nearly 100 million people but can be corrected. In 2020, Latter-day Saint Charities and its trusted partners have improved the quality of life for over 400,000 individuals with vision problems.
23 April 2021