Available EditionsClose Window
« Global Newsroom
Close Window
News Release

Mobile and Happy People with Wheelchairs

The faces tell the story.

The happy faces tell the story.Wheelchairs arrived at Honnali, Davangere district in India on 24th of February and the people were thrilled.They could now “do wonderful things” thanks to the mobility the chairs gave them. LDS Charities donated roughrider wheelchairs that could maneuver the dirt and bumpy pathways that have to be traveled. Laughter and smiles from the recipients and their families/sponsors were seen everywhere. 

 
COMPLETE STORY »
News Release

Training Helps Newborn Babies Breathe

LDS Charities helps with program.

“There are no arms as empty as the arms of a mother whose baby has just died”.  These were the words of Dr. Richard Bell, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a neonatologist from America.  He was in New Delhi, along with Dr. Robert Clark and David Denton for the 7th Annual NRT “Training the Trainers” held in January, 2015. The training provides life-saving techniques to help babies breathe during the first minute of birth.   

 
COMPLETE STORY »
News Release

Newborn Kits Keep Babies Warm in New Delhi

Babies sent home in warmth

The evenings can be cold in New Delhi during the winter and newborn babies need to stay warm. The members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Delhi joined together to help 2,100 new little ones stay warm when they go home with their mothers.  On January 24, 2015, district (more than one congregation) members gathered to assemble 2,100 newborn kits that consisted of warm blankets, warm shirts, hats, booties, nappies, towels and more. 

 
COMPLETE STORY »
   

Most Recent News

Archives »
Church Shares 'Because He Lives' Easter Initiative
From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Shares 'Because He Lives'
Easter Initiative

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched an Easter initiative focusing on the teachings of Jesus Christ on Saturday, March 28, 2015. 

Go To Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City) »
Annual General Conference Reaches Global Audience
From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Annual General Conference
Reaches Global Audience

Sessions of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be broadcast live from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Go To Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City) »
Unity in Diversity
From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Unity in Diversity

Can a church be unified and diverse at the same time? In a global world like ours, where people exchange ideas and culture easier than ever, the better question may be “How can a church survive without unity and diversity?” 

Go To Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City) »
Cricket Game Played With Wheelchairs in Nepal

Cricket Game Played With Wheelchairs in Nepal

Cricket is a passionate sport in Nepal – it is the national sport. Young people grow up with it, hoping they can someday be selected for the championship teams.  But for some, the ability to play the sport is taken away through a spinal cord injury or other illness. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, through a donation of roughrider wheelchairs, made it possible for wheelchair users to play.  

COMPLETE STORY »
Bringing Comfort and Dignity to Abandoned Women Shelter in Dwarka

Bringing Comfort and Dignity to Abandoned Women Shelter in Dwarka

For the fifty one abandoned women of Jivodaya Ashramalaya in Dwarka, the table and benches in their eating area are not just a necessity but a feeling of living with dignity. That is why The Indian Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with LDS Charities, donated eight tables and benches along with grinders, bowls, hygiene kits, hygiene powder, bed sheets and pillow covers, file cabinets and more to the mentally challenged, destitute women living in Jivodaya Ashramalaya, a shelter for Destitute Women by Sisters of Syro Malabar Catholic Church

COMPLETE STORY »
News Archives