Because of you,more people are receiving the care they need.Donate to Humanitarian
(Latter-day Saint Charities)
Latter-day Saint Charities provides aid to people around the world without regard to cultural or religious affiliation. Key projects include:
Relieve suffering following natural disasters, civil unrest, or famine around the world.Learn More
Improve the quality of life for indiviiduals suffereing from the most prevalent causes of vision loss.Learn More
Maternal & Newborn Care
Provide lifesaving training and equipment to support the care of newborns and maternal survival.Learn More
Improve health, educational and economic opportuniites for people with physical disabilities.Learn More
Improve the health and well-being of families by strengthening the availability of clean water.Learn More
Preserve life and protect health, particularly of children, by improving access to immunization services.Learn More
Improve the health and well-being of families by supporting interventions that improve food security.Learn More
Millions of people served with over 2,000 partners
Through the help of our donors, Latter-day Saint Charities has a global footprint that reaches people of all backgrounds. Since 1985, Latter-day Saint Charities and its affiliates have provided over $2.5 billion worth of assistance in 199 countries and territories.
160 countries and territories
151 countries and territories
How We Operate
Two ideas are at the core of the Latter-day Saint Charities response:
- 100% of every dollar donated is used to help those in need—without regard to race, religion, or ethnic origin.
- Latter-day Saint Charities helps people attain self-sufficiency so they can be self-reliant long after Latter-day Saint Charities departs.
Stories & Videos
See what Latter-day Saint Charities is doing around the world.
Saving Sight and Restoring Hope
Because of you we increased our emergency response efforts by nearly 500 percent in 2020. Read about one person, Mary, a little girl whose vision and hope was restored with a simple surgery.
Your Generous Donations are Saving Lives in the Central African Republic
Children like Pierre, receive lifesaving aid through your donations that help buy things like Plumpy’Nut, a ready-to-use therapeutic food.
How Donations are Helping World Food Programme Somalia Provide Relief and Ease Burdens
Donations to the Humanitarian Aid Fund are helping World Food Programme Somalia ensure that 35,323 schoolchildren have five months of nutritious food.
Partnering for Greater Impact
We recently provided support to WaterAid, an organization on a mission to transform lives by improving access to clean water, hygiene, and sanitation in the world’s poorest communities.
I Was Hungry and Ye Fed Me
Hunger affects the most vulnerable people in our world, people who cannot help themselves. Following the example of Christ, many people just like you donate to help the poor and needy of the world.
Suffer the Little Children
Each year, donations to Humanitarian Services, Church-owned schools, and other worthy causes help children to be healthy, happy, and prepared to work and serve in their respective communities.
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.