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Benson Food Initiative

Donations to the Humanitarian Aid Fund support the Benson Food Initiative and other humanitarian initiatives approved by Church leaders.  More Information


Millions of children eat one meal a day because they don’t have enough food. Humanitarian Services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who operates Latter-day Saint Charities, helps improve quality of life with home food production and nutrition training. Less disease and work absence lead to increased self-reliance.

Last year, Humanitarian Services helped 181,398 people in 15 countries improve their nutritional production. People in 41 countries and territories have been helped since 2006.

One hundred percent of every dollar donated is used to help those in need without regard to race, religion, or ethnic origin.

food-map Note: Dark areas on the map represent those countries receiving Food Production and Nutrition aid.
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