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With a desire to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ and live the two great commandments, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints engaged in 4,119 humanitarian projects in 191 countries and territories in 2023 — with 6.2 million hours of volunteer work and $1.36 billion in expenditures.

The Church’s Caring for Those in Need 2023 Summary was released Thursday, March 21, on

An introduction from the First Presidency said Church leaders are humbled to share the summary of the Church’s efforts to continue the sacred work of caring for those in need.

“As we seek to show our love for God, our hearts naturally turn toward the well-being of others,” wrote President Russell M. Nelson and his counselors, President Dallin H. Oaks and President Henry B. Eyring. “Christ Himself set the example of loving our neighbor as He healed the sick, fed the hungry, clothed the naked, and cared for the vulnerable.”

The summary includes resources and services provided to assist members of the Church, but most of the summary describes humanitarian aid given to all of God’s children throughout the world.

“As followers of Jesus Christ, we consider this to be both a duty and a joyful privilege. We gratefully acknowledge the selfless contributions of time and means from Church members, friends, and other trusted organizations that enable this work to progress and expand,” said the introduction.

The entire 43-page 2023 summary can be found online through the Caring website at

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