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See how you helped care for God’s children last year | Caring for Those in Need—2022 Annual Report



“Jesus Christ is the perfect example of caring for those in need. As His followers, we seek to love God and our neighbors throughout the world.”
“We are pleased to share this annual report on our work to care for God’s children. We gratefully acknowledge the selfless service and donation of time, funds, and other resources by Church members and friends as we collectively care for others.”
A Message from the First Presidency—2022 Annual Report
Service by Members and Missionaries
Refugee response projects 174
Welfare and self-reliance missionaries 11,030
Community Service Platform
New JustServe users registered 69,115
New JustServe projects created 16,285
Global Humanitarian Initiatives
Food security projects 520
Clean water projects 156
Maternal care projects 45
Mobility projects 54
Vision care projects 42
Emergency response projects 483
Programs and Services
Education projects 439
Addiction recovery meetings per week 525
Self-reliance course participants 106,261
Deseret Industries associates served 9,186
ETHIOPIA: Youth spent six weeks planting fruit trees to feed people in need within their community.
ITALY: Youth traveled around the city of Milan, distributing lists of materials needed to help displaced Ukrainian families.
FIJI: Youth repainted the Josaia Methodist Church in the village of Lomanikoro, which serves as a sanctuary for over 200 individuals.
The Church provided a $32 million donation to the United Nations World Food Programme, whose mission is to deliver food assistance in emergencies and work with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.
The Church also provided a $5 million donation to the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund to support its “No Time to Waste” global nutrition campaign.
The Church worked with organizations such as the Red Cedar Shelter and the H.O.P.E. Society of LaSalle in Canada to give shelter and housing to vulnerable populations.
Church members also contributed to the rehabilitation of the Ella J. Baker House in Boston, Massachusetts, a youth center that helps many young people experiencing homelessness.
Through donations from the Church to local hospitals, individuals throughout South America received medical supplies, wheelchairs, and vision care.
Following Hurricane Fiona, 65,000 families in Guadeloupe, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic received funds to restore their homes and communities.
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