LDS Church Makes Donation to Aid Middle East Refugees

According to an official news release, the LDS Church has made a $5 million contribution to aid the refugees pouring into Europe from the Middle East.  The funds will go toward emergency supplies, clothing, blankets, food and many other resources badly needed in the region.  To quote from the news release:

We continue to be moved, like so many others, by the stories and images of those struggling for basic necessities of food, water, and temporary shelter.  They have lost so much

Additionally, Church leaders have encouraged members to contribute on their own by using the tithing and other offerings donation slip.  Leaders also invited church units, families, and individuals to participate in local refugee relief projects.

While the LDS Church is on the right track, hopefully it will do much, much more in the future.  Certainly they have the resources.

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