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Over the past several months, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members have participated in the global humanitarian response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the largest humanitarian response ever by the Church and Latter-day Saint Charities.
The Church has partnered with charitable organizations to assist in the rapid response of more than 630 projects in over 130 countries to help those in need, providing food donations and millions of masks to health care workers, government organizations, the military and others in communities around the world.
“This is part of our DNA,” explained Bishop Gérald Caussé, Presiding Bishop of the Church, in a new video that highlights the Church’s unprecedented response to the coronavirus crisis. “We go and find those that are in need and try to help them, whether it is in our own community or faraway in other countries.”
For example, 15 truckloads of food and other commodities have been sent to food banks and other charitable organizations in the United States and Canada per week over the past several months.
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