Saturday, October 17, 2009

LDS Philanthropies - Cast Your Bread

LDS Philanthropies is a department of the Office of the Presiding Bishopric responsible for philanthropic donations to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its affiliated charities including:
  • Family Search
  • Humanitarian Services
  • Perpetual Education Fund
  • Missionary Fund
  • Temple Patron and Construction Funds
  • Brigham Young University
  • BYU Hawaii
  • BYU Idaho
  • LDS Business College
  • Polynesian Cultural Center
  • Church History
If you have an interest in giving to any of these causes, this is the place to do it.

Anyone may make donations on this site. They need not be a member of the church. I've had people want to donate to my son's mission or maybe our children heard a news report about a disaster and want to help. Perhaps a neighbor wants to donate something to a loved one's favorite charity. This is the place to do it, once or ongoing.

You'll also find news of what the Church is doing about natural disasters and need around the world. If you're concerned about recent flooding in the Phillipines or tsunami damage in Samoa, or just want a way to help those in need, donate to the emergency response fund.

If you'd like to honor a loved one, in lieu of flowers, you may make a donation in their name.

Besides our tithes and fast offerings, this website shows you the many ways to give.

Learn more about the history of LDS Philanthropies.

I'll put a permanent link in the right side bar for future reference.

Remember “Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.” Ecc. 11:1. You know, what goes round, comes round.

Happy Giving!

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