Through generous donations from people like you, Humanitarian Services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who operates LDS Charities, provides aid to people around the world without regard to cultural or religious affiliation. Donations to the Humanitarian Aid Fund provide emergency response and disaster relief, fund a variety of local humanitarian efforts, and long-term aid through major initiatives such as:
Two ideas are at the core of the Humanitarian Services response:
- 100% of every dollar donated is used to help those in need without regard to race, religion, or ethnic origin, and
- Humanitarian Services helps people attain self-sufficiency so they can be self-reliant long after Humanitarian Services departs.
In 2016 the Church responded to 147 countries on 2,630 projects with over 1,500 partners to serve millions of people worldwide.