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The Church Newsroom features stories from its dozens of websites around the world to show what members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are doing to serve their communities. Today, we feature news from Bolivia, Canada, Ghana, New Zealand, Peru, the Philippines and the United States.
Ghana: 20 New Homes Built for Flood Victims
Villagers who were displaced by heavy rains and flooding in June 2022 in Simiw, Ghana, are finally able to return home. Twenty new homes were built and donated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A ceremony expressing gratitude was held on October 6, 2023.
Read more about the donation on Ghana Newsroom.
Canada: $500K Donated to Local Food Banks
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated $500,000 to help the Daily Bread Food Bank, Canada’s largest network of food banks, serve the community. This comes as communities’ needs for the organization have greatly increased since the pandemic.
“What [the Church] did is so incredible,” said Neil Hetherington, CEO of the DBFB. “It allowed us to buy the food we needed to buy. It was targeted, it was clear, and it made an impact.”
Philippines: Displaced Muslim Children Receive School Bags and Toiletries
More than 400 school bags were donated by Church members to Muslim children of internally displaced families. Included in the bags — which were assembled at the Cainta chapel in the Philippines — were notebooks, pens, pencils and coloring materials, as well as basic toiletries and cleaning materials.
Read more about the impact of the donation on Philippines Newsroom.
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