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Salvaging Education

Humanitarian Video (4:58)

Salvaging Education in the Slums of the Philippines

Thousands of children in the Philippines spend their childhood sifting through mountains of garbage seeking income selling recyclables. Education programs targeting these children are helping these children rise out of the dumps.

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Getting Orphans Into the Right Van

Tens of thousands of abandoned children in the Philippines get snatched up and funneled through human trafficking. Orphanage organizations are working to find and protect these children, provide health care, and open doors to a better life.

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Humanitarian Video (4:09)

Be the Someone

Naima spent her entire childhood in a refugee camp in Kenya. Now she has a Master’s in Social Work and is making a difference in the lives of families, helping and lifting others as she was helped and lifted.

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The Moment I Was Shot I Knew I Would Never Walk Again

Millions of Syrian refugees have been impacted by the Syrian civil war that broke out in 2011. Watch and listen to Nadia’s story; A 12 year old Syrian refugee child who, while fleeing Syria, was shot in the back and paralyzed.

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Coming Together to Provide Aid to Refugees in Europe

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is continuing its long-standing partnership with international humanitarian organizations to tend to the dire needs of refugees entering Europe. Support is underway to provide food, shelter, clothing and medical supplies and other life-sustaining necessities.

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Humanitarian Video (3:12)

Wheelchair Wonder Boy!

Zack’s Shack fundraising effort has now blessed 332 lives with mobility worldwide.

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Humanitarian Video (2:58)

Church Provides Furniture to Utah Ronald McDonald House

Humanitarian outreach by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is benefiting many people throughout the country through dozens of non-profit organizations in Utah and surrounding states.

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Humanitarian Video (1:07)

Syrian Blankets Donated

Civil strife in Syria has brought about 200,000 people to live in camps. When asked what they needed, they had one request.

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Humanitarian Video (4:32)

A Thousand Days

By digging wells and boreholes in drought-stricken countries of Africa, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helps provide health and happiness to entire villages.

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Mormon Representatives Discuss Church Humanitarian Efforts at the United Nations

Representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints addressed the role of the Church’s global humanitarian outreach efforts at a meeting at the United Nations in New York City on 27 February 2014. The gathering was part of the Focus on Faith series of the Nongovernmental Organizations (NGO) Relations and Advocacy Section of the U.N.’s Department of Public Information (DPI).

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Humanitarian Video (3:00)

Mormon Volunteers Building Homes for Typhoon Haiyan Victims

Several months after a devastating typhoon struck the Philippines, relief efforts by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) continue in some of the hardest hit areas of the country. Disaster response has now turned to relief efforts as volunteers are learning to build homes for residents still without shelter.

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Humanitarian Video (3:45)

Mormon Missionaries Bid Farewell to Colleagues After Typhoon Haiyan

More than 200 Mormon missionaries serving in the Philippines Tacloban Mission were displaced by the 8 November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan. All of those missionaries, apart from some who have concluded their mission service, are now filling new assignments in one of 11 other missions in the islands.

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Humanitarian Video (3:39)

Looking Back on Relief Efforts in Chile: 2010 Earthquake Response

After the devastating 2010 earthquake in Santiago, Chile, LDS Charities helped citizens find water, food, and shelter.

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Humanitarian Video (3:22)

Riqui's Wheelchair

Riqui traveled eight-kilometers twice each day in a broken wheelchair. See how a brand-new rugged wheelchair donated through LDS Charities changed his life.

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Humanitarian Video (1:12)

The Widow’s Mite

The Widow’s Mite

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Humanitarian Video (3:54)

Moore, Oklahoma, Woman Leaves For Mormon Mission in Wake of Tornado

Forty years ago, Glenn Orr built the Orr Family Farm, a farm-themed amusement park and horse stables that attract thousands of visitors each year from Oklahoma and beyond. But when a powerful tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma, on 20 May, the Orr Family Farm was decimated. Amid the chaos and cleanup, family member Shelby Orr is leaving for 18 months of service as a Mormon missionary.

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Humanitarian Video (3:45)

Mormons, Other Groups Work Together on Oklahoma Tornado Cleanup

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are working with other religious groups and charity organizations to assist victims of a tornado that tore up to a two-mile-wide by 17-mile-long swath of destruction through the city of Moore, Oklahoma, on 20 May. The tornado claimed 24 lives and injured nearly 400 others.

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Humanitarian Video (8:03)

Filmmaker Shows Why Mormons Help Hurricane Sandy Victims

Joshua Brown, a Church member in the New York area made a video to document the relief efforts and to encourage more volunteers to help.

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Humanitarian Video (5:48)

Neonatal Care in South America

Elder Holland talks about the universal joy of motherhood and birth, and the blessings to both provided by neonatal resuscitation training.

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Humanitarian Video (3:37)

Mayerlinth's Mobility

A young woman receives a set of prosthetic legs that enable her to walk again after being struck by a vehicle over 10 years ago

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Humanitarian Video (3:05)

Improving Access to Vision Care

Improving Access to Vision Care

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Clean Water in Guatemala

Clean Water in Guatemala

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Humanitarian Video (4:56)

Madera Miracle

When Jamie Hansen arrived at the vineyard on Christmas Day, he found something totally unexpected... the fields were full of Church members from the Madera Spanish Ward pruning the vines. They had given up their Christmas to serve the Savior on His holy day.

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Humanitarian Overview

Emergency Response is a key component of the overall LDS Charities mission. This unique infographic video shows the annual impact of the life-saving efforts of the LDS Church.

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Humanitarian Video (2:09)

My Hero

Ten years ago on 9/11, most of us were focused on the World Trade Center Twin Towers in New York City. But Liz Howell was focused on the Pentagon, 228 miles away in Washington, D.C. That's where her husband, Brady, had just landed his dream job in national security following graduate school. Liz tells about her tragic loss and her touching recovery.

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Humanitarian Video (4:12)

Hope in the World

LDS Charities provides hygiene training and clean water wells for hundreds of sites in impoverished Sierra Leone.