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
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
The Power of Sight: How We Work to Improve Vision Care
The power of sight is often taken for granted, but it greatly affects a person’s quality of life. While eye care is improving worldwide, an estimated 1.1 billion people currently suffer from vision loss. The purpose of Latter-day Saint Charities’ vision care program is to strengthen provision systems, improve the quality of basic eye care systems, and help more people gain access to those systems.
9 April 2021
Françoise's "Life-Giving Fish": Treating Anemia around the World
Latter-day Saint Charities and CARE have been working together to improve nutrition and food security in southeastern Benin by distributing the Lucky Iron Fish to help eliminate anemia.
19 March 2021
Addressing 5 Root Causes of Hunger
Latter-day Saint Charities and Church members everywhere are committed to the prophetic call to care for those in need by addressing the root causes of hunger and poverty.
5 March 2021
“Hungry Children Need Food”: 30 Million Meals Provided for Schoolchildren
In partnership with Convoy of Hope and its food vendor, Feed My Starving Children, Latter-day Saint Charities is giving needed nutrition to schoolchildren in nine developing countries.
26 February 2021