From the church news room, this about our efforts to help the people of Japan. This story is a couple of weeks old so the numbers may be different. Could be a topic of conversation with coworkers or family members. Church Humanitarian Aid, Japanese Church Members Helping People Suffering From Disaster
The Church has provided more than 135,000 pounds of food, water and supplies, 10,000 liters of fuel and 15,000 blankets and is working with the local prefectural governments to coordinate their distribution.Related articles
These items are being purchased in Japan and shipped to Sendai and surrounding areas where they are most needed. The blankets have been purchased in China and are now being distributed in Japan.
... 40,000 hours of service...plans to assemble hygiene and cleaning kits...delivering aid by scooters.
President Monson: Our hearts go out
Another Church news story: Church Responds to Japan Disaster
Desert News: Jeffrey Holland Media Conference
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