Charitable outreach to all is a core principle of the Church. These resources show how the Church uses a variety of welfare pathways to promote stability, self-reliance, education, and volunteerism.
A series called Driven in Detroit profiles people and families in this urban area to explore humanitarian outreach, self-reliance, welfare involvement, family unity, and unique challenges associated with living in the inner city.
Community Resource Centers
This video collection describes the work of D.I. as it trains workers, sees the potential in people, builds partnerships, engages neighborhoods, develops services for the community, and answers questions about its role and operations.
The practice and blessing of the fast offering is explained, observed, and witnessed through personal stories of giving for people who have been lifted during a time of need, hunger, or hardship.
This small video collection addresses the need for individual and family food storage through the eyes of two women who keep the counsel of maintaining food storage, along with Church-operated home storage facilities that provide or supplement food storage programs of the Church.
From Crop to Shelf: Behind the Scenes of Welfare
From bakeries, dairy farms, and storehouses, to transportation and canneries, you’ll see how each special operation contributes to the welfare mission of the Church worldwide.
How It's Made
With a keen eye for a kid’s sense of learning, viewers get to see the many steps taken to produce foods such as bread, pasta, cheese, peanut butter, grapes, and more.
This Church-sponsored site and app coordinates volunteer opportunities for people from every walk of life in the community to help and get involved.
Personal stories of challenge and accomplishment from around the world as men and women start small businesses or gain skills and certifications guided by employment centers in finding and succeeding in work to provide for their families.
Latter-day Saint Charities
This worldwide organization is revealed in media vignettes covering emergency response, food and clothing distribution, maternal and newborn care, immunization programs, clean water and food production, and more.
An important video resource for the protection policies and safeguarding of children from abuse while in the care of volunteer adult teachers and leaders. Also, safety guidance for volunteers who come to assist in recovery following a disaster.