You’ll light the world. Giving Machines debut at City Creek Center tonight.
Yes. This is the 6th year for the very popular Giving Machines, which have contributed more than 15 million to critical charities worldwide. The specialist Jed Bowl is live to show us how your family can help. Jed?
Yeah, guys. The Giving Machines offer all of us an opportunity to make small contributions that can make a big difference in the lives of others. The singing sensation from the Disney hit And Contour helped launch the event.
When Adasa sings, a crowd gathers. So who better to prime the Giving Machines than the woman behind Dolores from Disney’s Encounter?
By sharing our life with the world, we really inspire others to do the same. And there’s so many great charities and causes that are here.
Reminding her fans that we’re never too.
Young to help a little kid. You just hand them over the card, they’ll push some buttons. They’re like, I want the duck. I want this. And you can be impacting somebody around the world with your donation.
UNICEF USA and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints teaming up for the event, which has already raised more than $1.5 million this year.
This is a wonderful way to light the world and to share our excess and our goodness with those around us.
Any of us can buy critical items for people in Utah and around the world. $25 will buy 100 polio vaccines. $38 will buy 100 water purification tablets. The machines also benefit for local partners. American Indian Services Women of the World central de Lafamia and the Other Side Village That’s a 430 home, permanent, self reliant community to be built for those who have been chronically homeless.
It’s important because there are people on the streets now who need more than just shelter. They need a new way of life. They need mentoring and support and an opportunity to be part of something important and beautiful.
Since 2017, like the world giving machines in Salt Lake City have generated nearly $4 million.
The initiative is fully funded by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday or Day Saints. And that means that 100% of every donation that you make goes to the charity of your choice. These machines will be out here until January 3.
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